2022 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Finalists

The 2022 finalists for the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program will become the 43rd class of one of the most prestigious marine policy fellowships in the U.S. The 74 finalists represent 28 of the 34 Sea Grant programs and 51 universities.  Beyond completing rigorous academic programs, the 2022 finalists come from a varietyContinue reading “2022 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Finalists”

Job: UK Seascapes Manager, WWF Contract

WWF is looking for a U.K. seascapes manager for a 12-month, fixed-term contract in Woking, Surrey. Candidates must have knowledge of marine, coastal governance, climate ocean and policy issues, including in-depth expertise in U.K. marine governance. They should be effective at political advocacy and converting complex science into accessible communications. Details here.

Series 3 of the S&T Virtual Whole-of-Government R&D Showcase, July 26

In the face of emergent threats, securing the homeland requires a whole-of-government approach. The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is convening experts across U.S. government research organizations and states and localities to showcase how investments in research, science and innovation are saving lives andmoving the country forward. Starting July 26, youContinue reading “Series 3 of the S&T Virtual Whole-of-Government R&D Showcase, July 26”

Details on NY Bight Offshore Wind Leasing

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced the proposed sale notice (PSN) for offshore wind development in federal waters in the New York Bight.  The PSN provides detailed information concerning the areas available for leasing, the proposed lease provisions and conditions, auction details (e.g., criteria for evaluating competing bids and award procedures), and lease execution. BOEMContinue reading “Details on NY Bight Offshore Wind Leasing”

High-Tide Flooding on the Rise in US

NOAA has released the 2021 State of High Tide Flooding and Annual Outlook, which documents changes in high-tide flooding patterns from May 2020 to April 2021 at 97 NOAA tide gauges along the U.S. coast and provides a flooding outlook for these locations through April 2022, as well as projections for the next several decades.Continue reading “High-Tide Flooding on the Rise in US”