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Coastal Management Fellowship

2007-2009 Fellowship Project Summaries

California: The fellow from the University of Rhode Island and nominated by Rhode Island Sea Grant, was matched with the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission to promote effective and collaborative ecosystem-based management for San Francisco Bay.

Connecticut: Joel Johnson, from the University of Maine and nominated by Maine Sea Grant, was matched with the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection Office of Long Island Sound Programs to develop a coastal hazard plan for Connecticut.

North Carolina: Lauren Theodore, from the University of Michigan and nominated by Michigan Sea Grant, was matched with the North Carolina Division of Coastal Management to develop a comprehensive beach and inlet management plan for North Carolina.

Oregon: Andrew Lanier, from Oregon State University and nominated by Oregon Sea Grant, was matched with the Oregon Coastal Management Program to expand the Oregon Coastal Atlas to include ocean-related data and information.

South Carolina: Matthew Slagel, from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and nominated by Maryland Sea Grant, was matched with the South Carolina Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management to examine and assess erosion control devices and beachfront structures, baselines and setbacks, and beach renourishment project.