In December 2016, NASA awarded a $419,500 grant to oceanographer Matthew Oliver at the University of Delaware to create an online map to help fishermen and industry avoid harming vulnerable ocean species. The grant is based on earlier research, supported by the Lenfest Ocean Program, to help fishermen avoid impacting endangered Atlantic sturgeon. The researchers did so by combining satellite... Read More
Join us for a presentation by Dr. Tyler Eddy from the University British Columbia on his work studying the ecosystem impacts of invertebrate fisheries. Read More
Alexander, K. E., Leavenworth, W. B., Willis, T. V., Hall, C., Mattocks, S., Bittner, S. M., Klein, E., Staudin, M., Bryan, A., Rosset, J., Carr, B. H., Jordaan, A. (2017). Tambora and the mackerel year: Phenology and fisheries during an extreme climate event. Science Advances, 3(1). doi:10.1126/sciadv.1601635. Read More
About Our Program
The Lenfest Ocean Program is a grantmaking program that funds scientific research on policy-relevant topics concerning the world’s oceans and communicates the results of the supported research to decision makers and other interested audiences.