September 2013
Updates on Delta Science Fellowship research  
Post-docs and graduate students work with experienced mentors to conduct research targeting San Francisco Bay-Delta priorities through the competitive Delta Science Fellowship program. Click through for updates from our 2012 fellows, including Matthew Young (shown above).
Recent News

3-26-13, central Point Loma, California Sheephead. Submitted by Kristin Riser.

New research suggests that only larger sheephead keep sea urchin populations in check.


RSVP to attend a unique tasting event on Saturday, Sept. 7 along the SD waterfront.

Delta Science Fellow Iryna Dronova, who has just accepted an assistant professorship at Berkeley's Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, hopes to develop a method for calculating vegetative cover in key wetland areas of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
Grant to "fill gap" in sardine stock assessment
With the help of a $16,000 grant from Collaborative Fisheries Research West, a California sardine industry group will be conducting two aerial surveys off the Southern California coast to help determine sardine stock size. 

New study to track San Diego's top trophy fish
Graduate student Noah Ben-Aderet (shown above) and professor Stuart Sandin, both of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, have been awarded a $25,000 grant to study California yellowtail.
Fellowship Opportunity

Passion for the seas? 
We are now soliciting applications for the 2014 California State Fellows Program. 
California graduate students interested in marine resources and policy are invited to learn more and apply now for a paid, 12-month fellowship. 
California Sea Grant in the News


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