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  Oregon Sea Grant - What is Sea Grant?
Fanning out from the central campus of Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon Sea Grant faculty and staff work the length of the coast and along the Columbia River, from county offices of the OSU Extension Service, at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, and at the OSU Seafood Lab in Astoria.
Sea Grant also manages the HMSC Visitor Center, and its marine education programs, as part of a broader marine education focus that includes graduate and undergraduate fellowships, an Aquarium Science associate degree program, and a new Free-Choice Learning Initiative that seeks to learn more about how people learn outside the classroom.
Through its parent agency, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Oregon Sea Grant is part of a nationwide network of Sea Grant programs with whom we often collaborate on projects of regional and national importance.
seagrant.oregonstate.edu /program/about.html   (397 words)

 National Sea Grant College Programs
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant is associated with Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL.
Pennsylvania Sea Grant was established in 1995 by virtue of the fact the state enjoys 43 miles of coastline on Lake Erie.
Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium is an organization of nine institutions which conduct research, education, and advisory service activities that foster the stewardship and sustainable use of marine and coastal resources for the benefit of the public in Mississippi and Alabama.
www.research.noaa.gov /programs/sgcolleges.html   (2198 words)

 WHOI Sea Grant: About Us/Sea Grant Network
The National Sea Grant College Program, created in 1966, is dedicated to increasing the understanding of the marine environment and promoting the sustainable use and development of marine resources for public benefit.
The Sea Grant network has grown to encompass more than 200 universities and other marine organizations that work within a core of 30 Sea Grant colleges and institutions.
Sea Grant is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
www.whoi.edu /seagrant/aboutus/network.html   (134 words)

 Chesapeake Bay Journal: Budget, research priorities of Congress cloud Sea Grant future - June 1995
Sea Grant, a major source of funding for Chesapeake Bay researchers, is struggling for survival as Congress seeks to balance the budget and reprioritize the nation's research agenda.
Sea Grant was originally formed as part of the National Science Foundation but became part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration when that agency was created in 1970.
Sea Grant's extension service has worked with seafood processors on such things as the development of pasteurization methods to extend the shelf life of crab meat, improving product safety and the development of techniques to reduce and reuse wastes from processing plants.
www.bayjournal.com /article.cfm?article=374   (1661 words)

 Sea Grant of NC ~ About North Carolina Sea Grant
Through its talented and varied staff, Sea Grant responds daily with cutting-edge solutions to coastal concerns, such as lingering effects of hurricanes or the need for new seafood technology.
Today, Sea Grant provides a holistic approach to a wide range of topics that have direct impacts not only along the North Carolina coast, but also across the state and the country.
North Carolina Sea Grant receives funding from the National Sea Grant College Program — part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the U.S. Department of Commerce — as well as the North Carolina General Assembly.
www.ncseagrant.org /index.cfm?fuseaction=page&filename=about_ncsg.html   (438 words)

 @ Texas Sea Grant - About Us
Currently, Sea Grant is working with city planners, educators and others to begin developing new approaches to accommodate the influx of people to the coast without totally destroying those aspects of the environment that are the reason so many are drawn to our shoreline.
Sea Grant has funded a mini-grant research project that will attempt to determine the extent to which drownings along the Texas coast have occurred in conjunction with the presence of rip currents.
Under the grant, seven alterations to the end of the jetties were tested using numerical models, and those modifications made no significant change, according to the models, in the concentrations of suspended sediment near the beaches.
texas-sea-grant.tamu.edu /about/annualreport.php   (6004 words)

 National Sea Grant Appendix B
The term "Sea Grant" was chosen to emphasize the parallel between the present needs of the Nation in the marine environment and the need for development of the land at the time of the Morrill Act of 1862, which established the Land Grant Program.
Like Land Grant before it, Sea Grant provides the means through which scholars and institutions of higher education can apply their knowledge and talents to the practical needs of the Nation and the world.
Sea Grants are not usually made directly to industry, but a participating industry may be compensated with Federal Sea Grant funds by a University Sea Grantee for goods or services provided as an integral part of a cooperative arrangement.
www-csgc.ucsd.edu:16080 /Proposal/AppxBNSGC.html   (1696 words)

 NH Sea Grant About Us
Sea Grant is a federal-university partnership whose mission, as mandated by Congress, is to foster the sustainable development of the nation’s coastal resources.
Sea Grant uses research results to solve real-world problems, prepares the next generation to be scientifically literate about the marine environment, and provides fair, accurate and balanced scientific information to all those with a stake in marine management.
Just as land grant institutions continue to serve the needs of their state citizens in agricultural and natural resources, family development and youth education, Sea Grant colleges and universities research new ideas and technologies to promote the understanding, wise use and stewardship of coastal resources.
www.seagrant.unh.edu /aboutus.html   (750 words)

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(3) the (!2) term "director of a sea grant college" means a person designated by his or her institution to direct a sea grant college or sea grant institute.
The total amount which may be provided for grants under this subsection during any fiscal year shall not exceed an amount equal to 1 percent of the total funds appropriated for such year pursuant to section 1131 of this title.
The Director and a director of a sea grant program who is elected by the various directors of sea grant programs shall serve as nonvoting members of the panel.
uscode.house.gov /download/pls/33C22.txt   (6141 words)

 Definition of Land-grant colleges
Land-grant universities (also called land-grant colleges or land grant institutions) are American institutions which have been designated by a Congress to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890.
The mission of the land grant universities was expanded by the Smith-Lever Act of 1914 to include cooperative extension - the sending of agents into rural areas to help bring the results of agricultural research to the end users.
Land-grant universities are not to be confused with Sea Grant Colleges (a program instituted in 1966) or Space Grant Colleges (instituted in 1988).
www.wordiq.com /definition/Land-grant_colleges   (419 words)

 Phil Pope, sea grant
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant also has played a prominent role in nurturing the aquaculture industry in both states as both an alternative agricultural enterprise and a means of taking pressure off native fish stocks, he said.
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant also helps support the efforts of 35 faculty at 11 universities in the two states and sponsors activities with 10 state and federal agencies involved in sustainable coastal development and natural resource issues.
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant is funded by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, the Department of Commerce, Purdue and the University of Illinois.
www.purdue.edu /UNS/html3month/1997/971003.Pope.seagrant.html   (695 words)

Sea Grant funds may not be used for construction or maintenance purposes, or for vessel rental.
As a result, much of the early work under Sea Grant support has been devoted to the establishment of trained, experienced groups who are equipped and capable of conducting the type of research necessary to solve the many and varied problems encountered by anyone in aquaculture as a business venture.
In northern California, at Humboldt State College, fisheries biologists are in the early stages of testing the efficacy of enriching brackish water and saltwater rearing ponds with sewage effluents for the rearing of salmon and trout.
www.lib.noaa.gov /japan/aquaculture/report1/wildman.html   (8560 words)

 MIT Sea Grant || About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The mission of the MIT Sea Grant College Program is to lead the development of technology and the pursuit of scientific investigation addressing important problems surrounding human use of and impact on coastal waters and oceans.
The Sea Grant College Program at MIT is positioned to bring the substantial intellectual abilities of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and our institutional collaborators to bear on a number of ocean-related challenges requiring extraordinary technical contribution.
MIT Sea Grant's program is focused on addressing local, regional and national issues for the upcoming years.
web.mit.edu /seagrant/aboutus/strategicplan/part1.html   (3056 words)

 Request for Proposals: Sea Grant: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Sea Grant College Federal Fellows Program, was established in 1979 to provide a unique educational experience to students who have an interest in marine/ocean/Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources.
Sea Grant and NMFS, with required institutional matching funds, expect to support at least four new Fisheries Fellows in Population Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics in FY 2008.
The National Sea Grant College Program sponsors a variety of marine research, outreach and education projects, most through the state Sea Grant Programs.
www.seagrant.noaa.gov /funding/rfp.html   (659 words)

 Sea grant colleges Information
The sea grant colleges are a group of 30 U.S. universities that are involved in the National Sea Grant College Program.
Sea grant colleges are not to be confused with land-grant colleges (a program instituted in 1862), space-grant colleges (instituted in 1988) or sun-grant colleges (instituted in 2003).
There are 13 colleges or universities with land, sea and space designations; and two universities with all four designations.
www.bookrags.com /Sea_grant_colleges   (201 words)

 UAF: A Land, Sea and Space Grant Institution
The National Sea Grant College Program Act of 1966 provided the foundation for universities to establish programs in research, education and outreach to develop wise use and conservation of America's marine and coastal resources.
The University of Alaska was granted Sea Grant college status in 1980.
The Alaska Sea Grant College Program, hosted by UAF, is part of a national network of Sea Grant colleges located on both coasts in each Great Lakes state and Puerto Rico.
www.uaf.edu /uaf/about/grants.html   (335 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Space grant colleges
Each consortium is based in one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico and consists of multiple independent institutions, with one of the institutions acting as the lead.
Space grant colleges are not to be confused with land-grant colleges (a program instituted in 1862), sea-grant colleges (instituted in 1966) or sun-grant colleges (instituted in 2003).
There are 13 colleges or universities with land, sea and space designations; and two universities (Cornell University and Oregon State University) with all four designations.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Space_Grant_Colleges   (269 words)

 Morrill Land Grant Acts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The new piece of legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Justin Smith Morrill of Vermont granted to each state 30,000 acres of public land for each Senator and Representative under apportionment based on the 1860 census.
Proceeds from the sale of these lands were to be invested in a perpetual endowment fund which would provide support for colleges of agriculture and mechanical arts in each of the states.
AN ACT To apply a portion of the proceeds of the public lands to the more complete endowment and support of the colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts established under the provisions of an act of Congress approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two.
www.higher-ed.org /resources/morrill_acts.htm   (205 words)

 California Sea Grant Home Page
Sea Grant programs in Washington, Oregon and California are collaborating on a first-of-its-kind effort to assess the long-term marine research and information needs of the entire West Coast of the United States.
In recognition of recent changes in coastal resource conditions and marine policies, California Sea Grant is moving in a fundamentally new strategic direction for 2006-10.
California Sea Grant is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of California Sea Grant State Fellowships.
www-csgc.ucsd.edu   (422 words)

 Sea Grant Colleges - Definition, explanation
The United States of America National Sea Grant College Program encourages wise stewardship of marine resources through research, education, outreach and technology transfer.
The program is a partnership between the nation's universities and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that began in 1966, when the U.S. Congress passed the National Sea Grant College Program Act.
Sea Grant Colleges are not to be confused with Land Grant Colleges (a program instituted in 1862) or Space Grant Colleges (instituted in 1988).
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/s/se/sea_grant_colleges.php   (157 words)

 HISP: Hawai'i Sea Grant   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sea Grant is a partnership between the nation's universities and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that began in 1966, when the U.S. Congress passed the National Sea Grant College Program Act.
Sea Grant was established as an institutional program at the University of Hawai'i in 1968.
Today, the Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program is housed within the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology on the campus of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa (on the island of Oahu).
www.kohalacenter.org /hisp/mar_hsg.shtml   (393 words)

 Puerto Rico Sea Grant College Program - What is Sea Grant?
Sea Grant is a partnership between the nation's universities and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that began in 1966, when the U.S. Congress passed the National Sea Grant College Program Act.
Today, the Sea Grant Colleges are focused on making the United States the world leader in marine research and the sustainable development of marine resources.
The Sea Grant Media Center provides members of the news media, researchers and educators access to marine research and resources available through the National Sea Grant College Program.
seagrant.uprm.edu /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=18&Itemid=27   (244 words)

 US CODE: Title 33,1123. National sea grant college program   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Such guidelines shall include requirements for the conduct of merit review by the sea grant colleges and sea grant institutes of proposals for grants and contracts to be awarded under section 1124 of this title, providing, at a minimum, for standardized documentation of such proposals and peer review of all research projects.
The Director shall be appointed and compensated, without regard to the provisions of title 5 governing appointments in the competitive service, at a rate payable under section 5376 of title 5.
(i) evaluate the performance of the programs of sea grant colleges and sea grant institutes, using the priorities, guidelines, and qualifications established by the Secretary under subsection (c) of this section, and determine which of the programs are the best managed and carry out the highest quality research, education, extension, and training activities; and
www.law.cornell.edu /uscode/uscode33/usc_sec_33_00001123----000-.html   (917 words)

 Alaska Sea Grant Fishlines Newsletter, May 2004
A preliminary National Sea Grant response to the report agrees that the oceans are in trouble, a new approach for ocean management is needed, it must involve coastal and ecosystem management, all entities must work together to manage the oceans, increased ocean research is necessary, and marine education and ocean literacy must be enhanced.
Sea Grant has the infrastructure necessary to fund research and conduct educational activities that will expand understanding of ocean ecosystems.
Sea Grant funds studies of legal, political, economic, and anthropological dimensions of ocean affairs, a neglected area of research.
seagrant.uaf.edu /news/fishlines/May04.html   (1113 words)

 Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium
The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium 2006-2010 Strategic Plan is available for download as a PDF (1.85 MB).
By design, Sea Grant is a federal/state partnership that matches NOAA Sea Grant expertise and resources with state academic institutions.
All four Gulf Sea Grant program directors compose and serve on the leadership council of a grant funded by the NOAA Sea Grant’s National Office to develop a comprehensive and inclusive regional research strategic plan and implementation process.
www.masgc.org /strategicplan/index.htm   (4150 words)

 History of Sea Grant: Sea Grant: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Sea Grant research, outreach and education are integrally connected.
Every day, Sea Grant scientists throughout our national network make important discoveries–discoveries that solve problems, answer questions and save lives–in short, science that offers real world solutions.
Then, Sea Grant’s national outreach team of extension agents, educators and communicators, translate this research into usable information and products for a variety of audiences.
www.seagrant.noaa.gov /roe/roe.html   (161 words)

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