S.C. Sea Grant Consortium News
The third and final event of the 2021 – 2022 Educator Science Café series took place in March aboard the USS Yorktown.
The Consortium and partners developed a water-level monitoring initiative that has resulted in seven new tide gauges installed along the South Carolina coast, as well as seven gauges in North Carolina.
The Consortium recently launched a Shellfish Aquaculture Toolkit to offer products and resources to current shellfish growers and people who are interested in entering the industry.
A team of several organizations assessed the Town of Edisto Beach’s vulnerability to flooding and sea level rise using a variety of methods, including the Vulnerability, Consequences, and Adaptation Planning Scenarios process.
The final event of the 2021-2022 Educator Science Café series took place in March aboard the USS Yorktown.
The Consortium partnered with the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business to publish a new 32-page report, The Economic Impact of Buying Local: Documenting the Potential Benefits of Increased Shellfish Mariculture Production in South Carolina.
The Consortium selected nine peer-reviewed research and workforce development projects for the 2022-2024 funding cycle.
The Consortium is now accepting registrations for its inaugural Research Symposium, set for May 11-12, 2022 in Charleston. The registration deadline is April 20.
In collaboration with the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium and a multidisciplinary team of scientists, Beaufort County recently launched a study called “Beaufort County Adapts: Sea Level Impacts Beneath Our Feet”.
The 2020-2022 Palmetto Environmental Education Certification (PEEC) cohort completed the third of four required training workshops of the two-year course.
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium collaborated to fund a study to assess fluctuations in the groundwater table, specifically monitoring changes in water-table depth and salinity concentrations.
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium will host a Research Symposium in Charleston, South Carolina this May.