The Shoreline by CA Sea Grant
February 2017       

NEWS IN BRIEF
  • California Sea Grant is now soliciting preliminary proposals for research projects to begin February 1, 2018.
  • Applications for the 2018 Knauss Fellowship are due Tuesday, February 21. Learn how California's 2017 Knauss Fellows will be contributing to national ocean policy.
  • Congratulations to Extension Specialist Dr. Jennifer O'Leary, whose latest publication on ocean resilience to climate change received Editor's Choice for the March 2017 issue of BioScience.
 

Some ocean ecosystems are bouncing back from
climate change stress. What makes them special?


 
Several factors may promote ecosystem recovery and allow
the habitats to persist in the face of climate change.



Federal grant helps Ventura meet
growing need for aquaculture


 
The Ventura Shellfish Enterprise will hold the first of a series
of public information workshops on February 16, 2017.




Can the U.S. have its fish and eat it too?

 
When U.S. fishery production drops, nations with poor environmental track records
can end up increasing their catch to meet consumer demand, according to a new
review by Extension Specialist Carrie Pomeroy and partners.




 Extension Specialist Joe Tyburczy awarded funds
to track ocean acidification  


The impact of intensifying ocean acidification on aquaculture in Humboldt Bay,
and the extent to which eelgrass may reduce these impacts, is the focus of the project.




Apply Now: Communications Coordinator


California Sea Grant is seeking a dynamic communications professional to help tell
the story of our outstanding marine research, extension and education programs.


 

California Sea Grant sends four
Knauss Fellows to Washington, D.C.



The fellows will complete one-year paid assignments with a host organization
in the legislative and executive branches of the federal government. 


From Our Fellows