Select Page

Water in the Changing Coastal Environment of Delaware

Water security is a serious issue in Delaware and globally. Improving water security is fundamentally about making better decisions, based on clear scientific understanding. This research project brings together people across many disciplines — creating real solutions that will have a positive impact on our state and its citizens.

Contact Us

(302) 831-4335

221 Academy Street | Harker ISE Lab, Suite 250 | Newark, DE

Research and our Partners

This multi-institution project aims to assess major threats to Delaware’s water quality and develop viable technological and policy solutions for meeting the challenges imposed by them.

Our Partners

The University of Delaware is a major research university is dedicated to outstanding graduate, undergraduate and professional education.

Delaware State University places a strong emphasis on research, constantly seeking answers to life’s questions.

Del Tech provides professional development opportunities for their faculty; undergrad research internships; STEM learning opportunities for Delaware’s K-12; and help map the STEM pipeline of career opportunities and educational requirements.

Wesley College is committed to helping students participate in undergraduate research both on campus and at other institutions.

First State researchers get more federal funding for water quality solutions

Delaware researchers are getting more federal funding to develop recommendations to address the state’s climate challenges.

Wesley College to lead Delaware-EPSCoR program

Funding to provide solutions to Delaware’s water issues related to human, economic and ecosystem health.

Water in a changing coastal environment

National Science Foundation awards $19.2 million to statewide EPSCoR consortium

NSF funding to build research infrastructure across the country

Delaware, one of seven awards continue targeted investment approach from NSF’s EPSCoR program

Helping Pea Patch Island Stand Up to Waves

Rachel Schaefer explores how vegetation can reduce erosion of Delaware River island

Some of Our Work

Contact Us

(302) 831-4335

221 Academy Street | Harker ISE Lab, Suite 250 | Newark, DE

Join Our Team of Researchers

Big challenges require ‘WiCCED’ solutions. Our collaborations allow us to take on some of the most challenging problems. Come be a part of something special.