2016-2017 Projects

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N.H. Sea Grant is funding six projects during 2016-2017 in our four focus areas of Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development, Healthy Coastal Ecosystems, Resilient Coastal Communities and Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture:

The National Sea Grant College Program established National Strategic Investments (NSIs) to fund research on high priority issues with a national focus that complement the strategic objectives of the state Sea Grant programs. Projects are selected through national competitions. In September 2015, UNH researchers were funded for a two-year project through the NOAA Sea Grant Aquaculture Research NSI:

Recognizing that some issues are best addressed at the regional scale, the Northeast Sea Grant Consortium, comprised of the Sea Grant programs in New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, MIT, Woods Hole, New Hampshire, Maine and Lake Champlain, is funding four projects with a regional scope during 2016-2017 that focus on issues related to ocean acidification: