Collaborative Research and Outreach Programs
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium leads a variety of focused initiatives in our program areas.
Healthy Coastal Ecosystems
Vision: The ecological, social, and economic value of coastal and ocean ecosystem functions are documented and the resultant information and tools are delivered to state and local decision-makers, resource managers, and interested public.
S.C. Stormwater Pond Research and Management Collaborative
Sustainable Coastal Development and Economy
Vision: Decision-makers apply science-based information and tools to manage increased population growth and development resulting in sustainable communities, thriving economies, and healthy natural resources.
The South Carolina Clean Marina Program
Calling the Coast Home: Real Estate Professional Continuing Education Courses
Working Waterfront Spotlight: McClellanville
Mapping and Analysis for Offshore Wind Energy Development
Our Coastal Future Forum
Weather and Climate Resilience
Vision: Coastal communities, residents, and businesses understand the risks and vulnerabilities associated with chronic and episodic weather and climate events, and are prepared for and able to recover from and adapt to these hazards with minimal disruption to social, economic, and natural systems.
Exploring Municipal Services System Failures to Help Develop Science-Based Decision-Points in South Carolina Coastal Communities
NOAA Regional Coastal Resilience Grant
Susceptibility of Public Health Impacts from Flooded Water, Wastewater and Public Health Infrastructure
National Infrastructure Protection Program Security and Resilience Challenge
The Charleston Resilience Network
Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture
Vision: Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture in the coastal region are economically vibrant and are compatible with changing demographics, business development, regulatory environments, and long-term conservation of natural and cultural resources.
Rapid Response to Seafood Supply Chain Vulnerabilities by Assessing Direct Marketing Options in South Carolina
Scientific Literacy and Workforce Development
Vision: A scientifically literate public, at both youth and adult levels, understands the value and vulnerability of coastal and marine resources, makes wise decisions regarding these resources, and supports the development of a well-trained and diverse workforce in coastal- and marine-related careers.