As the country’s lowest-lying state, Delaware is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels — and the influence of saltwater on the wildlife that depends on freshwater wetlands. What’s more, water quality throughout the state is poor. More than 90 percent of...
Like corals, oysters are considered ecosystem engineers. They have a unique ability to both physically and chemically alter their habitat. These bivalves are often a signal for healthy ecosystems because of their water filtration capabilities, since they can reduce...
Project Director Kent Messer and Co-PI and Research Lead Holly Michael discuss how we must all work together to address the threats facing Delaware's water, and how Project WiCCED can help lead these efforts, in an op-ed in The News Journal.
Will rising sea levels unleash toxic pollutants in Delaware? Researchers aim to find out.
Southern Delaware oysters are back on the menu thanks to a new aquaculture program
Paid undergraduate research internship that provides interested students with a sustained environmental research experience.
Delaware researchers are getting more federal funding to develop recommendations to address the state’s climate challenges.
Funding to provide solutions to Delaware’s water issues related to human, economic and ecosystem health.
National Science Foundation awards $19.2 million to statewide EPSCoR consortium
Delaware, one of seven awards continue targeted investment approach from NSF’s EPSCoR program