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No.419 January 20, 2018

Development of the Sea Grant College Program in the US and Prospects Worldwide

Darren T. LERNER
Director, University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program

The Sea Grant College (SGC) Program in the U.S. has a fifty-year history of promoting education, research, and the application and extension of research findings in marine fields. As university-based science and research is a source of unbiased technical support and advice for decision makers and stakeholders in coastal communities, the SGC approach of promoting connectivity between universities and local communities is expected to solve a variety of marine and coastal issues.

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