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Putting science to work for Massachusetts' coastal communities

A part of the NOAA-funded National Sea Grant Program, Woods Hole Sea Grant supports coastal communities through research, extension and education.

Our mission is to enhance the practical use and conservation of coastal and marine resources by developing and sharing science-based knowledge to create a sustainable economy and environment for the diverse communities of Massachusetts.

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"What makes Sea Grant unique is that it facilitates the transfer of scientific results so that people can use it. And it provides a great opportunity to support fundamental science."
- Jeff Donnelly, Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

"I always bring back something to use in the classroom--lessons, videos, ideas, or actual physical artifacts. These workshops have strengthened my teaching and bring excitement to the subject matter." 
- Middle school teacher, a participant in the WHSG Topics in Oceanography workshops

“Sea Grant has been a hugely impactful program for guiding my research focus over the past several years. It has provided ... a great opportunity to produce fundamental research in coastal marine ecology while working and communicating with local communities and industry stakeholders who rely on coastal ecosystem health, especially in the Cape Cod and Islands region.”  
- Jeanette Wheeler, MIT-WHOI Joint Program graduate

“Woods Hole Sea Grant’s ongoing efforts to support our industry’s remarkable growth--through water quality and disease monitoring--have proved crucial time and again."
- Chris Sherman, Island Creek Oyster

"Woods Hole Sea Grant has enabled the Kelp Ecosystem Ecology Network (KEEN) to get off the ground and expand. Without the funding from WHSG we wouldn’t be able to expand our efforts in New England. It’s been incredibly valuable and useful." - Jarrett Byrnes, assistant professor of biology, UMass Boston

“Sea Grant is seminal – the grants may be modest but they help generate preliminary data and fundamental improvements to a regional issue that can then leap frog into something with even more funding and significance." - Scott Lindell, research specialist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Research

Woods Hole Sea Grant supports scientists from institutions throughout Massachusetts and beyond, conducting research in the areas of marine life, coastal processes, hazards, energy sources, climate change, stormwater management and tourism.

Extension

Woods Hole Sea Grant and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension are partnered to provide reliable technical and science‐based information on fisheries and aquaculture and coastal processes and hazards to distinct stakeholders within our region.

Education

Sea Grant educators and communicators provide valuable leadership in marine and aquatic science education activities for K‐8 students, professional development workshops for educators, and public education and outreach in coastal communities.

News and Events

2019 Shrink Wrap Recycling Program Results

September 23, 2019

To help reduce the amount of plastic waste that enters the environment, Woods Hole Sea Grant ran a free shrink…

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Knauss Fellowship Opportunity Now Open!

September 23, 2019

The notice of federal funding opportunity for the 2021 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship is now open. The fellowship provides a…

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Salt Marsh Research News

September 4, 2019

Coastal seagrasses, mangroves and salt-marshes capture and hold carbon, often for thousands of years. But, a WHSG-supported study shows these…

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Woods Hole Sea Grant Sponsors Two 2020 Knauss Finalists

August 5, 2019

Two candidates sponsored by the Woods Hole Sea Grant program are among the finalists for the 2020 class of the…

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Highlighting Our Blue Economy

August 3, 2019

MIT Sea Grant and Woods Hole Sea Grant hosted a Blue Economy briefing sponsored by Representative Dylan Fernandes at the Massachusetts State House on July 11, 2019. The informational session …

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First Coastal Acidification Monitoring Blitz in the Northeast

July 26, 2019

Join the first coastal acidification monitoring blitz in the Northeast – Aug 22 and 23, 2019 Shell Day aims to…

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The Woods Hole Partnership Program is accepting applications for the 2021 summer undergrad internship research program. Application deadline is February 13. Review application materials and program information here: https://t.co/BnSRtXJbeD

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Don’t forget! The deadline to apply for the 2022 #KnaussFellowship is quickly approaching. It’s an amazing opportunity in ocean, coastal & Great Lakes policy in Washington, DC while impacting local efforts.

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Deadline? Feb. 19 at 5 p.m.

Fellowship Opportunities

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Did you know American eels spend time in both fresh water and the ocean? Join #NOAALive4Kids on Wednesday, 1/27@4 pm ET to learn how NOAA removes or modifies dams to enable these journeys! We also find fun things along the way! Register @ https://t.co/VHzgYZGKrG

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