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Bay State Aquaculture Projects Get Green Light from National Sea Grant Program

Two new grants to the Woods Hole Sea Grant program totaling more than $650,000 will support research aimed at expanding aquaculture production in Massachusetts. The projects won funding as part of a national strategic investment in aquaculture by the NOAA Sea Grant Program. “The United States is one of the world’s leading seafood consumers, yet…

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Woods Hole Sea Grant Awards Funds to Six New Coastal Projects

The Woods Hole Sea Grant program has awarded researchers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and other Massachusetts academic organizations funds for six new projects. The awards represent a total anticipated research investment of nearly $1.5 million over the next two years from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other non-federal matching funds. “We are proud…

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Surf Clams

Surf Clams In the marketplace, one-year-old surf clams are known as “New England Butter Clams” – a relatively new product on the market. Farming New England Butter Clams means they can be harvested at a size in which they are tender, buttery and sweet – as well as easy and versatile to prepare. This results…

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Coastal Impacts Newsletter – Dec. 2020

  Coastal Impacts Woods Hole Sea Grant Newsletter DECEMBER 2020 CONTENTS Letter from the Director WHSG Continues DEI Efforts with Recording of Virtual Seminar on Systematic Racism in America Women in STEM Panel Discussion, Part of Girls In Science Program,  Available For Viewing Online New Extension Bulletin Available On Use of Discarded Christmas Trees New…

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Summer Programs for Children and Young Adults

Summer Programs for Children and Young Adults (this will be updated in January/February for 2022) Please note: The only summer youth program that Woods Hole Sea Grant and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution lead is Girls in Science. As a resource, this page also lists other local organizations that offer summer programs for children and…

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On the Optimal Environmental Liability Limit for Marine Oil Transport

On the Optimal Environmental Liability Limit for Marine Oil Transport Jin, D. and H.L. Kite-Powell Transportation Research Part E, Elsevier Science Ltd., Vol. 35, pp. 77-100, 1999 WHOI-R-99-001 Recent changes in the U.S. liability regime for oil pollution damage have intensified a policy debate about environmental liability limits. This paper focuses specifically on tanker shipping…

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