A small yellow boat became an international celebrity when it was found on the beach at Point Pelee National Park in Ontario, Canada.
Michigan Sea Grant is overseeing a long-term restoration project to restore fish spawning habitat for native fish species. An acre of rock reefs were constructed in the Middle Channel of the St. Clair River in the spring of 2012 — and fish are already using the reefs. “It is science in action,” said Jennifer Read, assistant director of Michigan Sea Grant and project lead. “We were still constructing reefs a few hundred feet away, and yet, here they were…”
A new NOAA Sea Grant project will examine the ongoing effects of a new catch-shares policy in helping the fleet become both ecologically and economically viable.
NOAA Sea Grant researcher Arindam Gan Chowdhury creates indoor hurricanes using wind tunnels to improve the design of buildings in their path.
Rain Garden, a new free iPhone app, guides users on how to create and install rain gardens that curtail runoff of pollutants, prevent erosion, and provide wildlife habitat.
Understanding the mysterious Madden-Julian Oscillation
Advancing knowledge of air quality interactions with weather and climate
Informing Texas with climate data and information
Predicting rapidly-developing droughts based on plant stress
Understanding the ocean's changing chemistry
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