Updates from the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium
Issue 22 – September 22, 2021
Brita Jessen Joins the Consortium
Brita Jessen, Ph.D., recently joined the Consortium in a newly created role as interdisciplinary research and partnerships lead.
Eleanor Pierel Chosen for Knauss Fellowship
Consortium nominee Eleanor “Ellie” Pierel has been selected for the prestigious Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, providing her the opportunity to spend a year living, working, and learning in the Washington, D.C. area.
Oyster Growers Receive Floating Cage Tags
To support the burgeoning oyster mariculture industry, the Consortium supplied waterproof and UV-protected cage tags to South Carolina oyster growers.
Consortium Revitalizes S.C. Clean Marina Program
The Consortium has taken the lead on coordinating the South Carolina Clean Marina program.
New Economic Report Examines Coastal Ecosystem Services
South Carolina’s beaches and barrier islands provide residents and visitors with jobs, recreational opportunities, coastal protection, critical habitat for bird, fish, and turtle species, and aesthetic beauty, among other ecosystem services.
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