Coastal ConnectionsA WSG Social Sciences Blog
Connecting Washington's Diverse People and Marine Ecosystems
The Washington Sea Grant mission is to help people and marine life thrive by supplying research, technical expertise and educational activities that support the responsible use and conservation of ocean and coastal ecosystems. WSG is investing in developing social science as a core function of its programming to help achieve strategic goals across all aspects of healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, resilient communities and ecosystems, and ocean literacy and workforce development.
Take a look at who, what, where, and how we’re connecting!
Creative solutions to social science challenges during a time of COVID-19
Washington Sea Grant (WSG) recently highlighted some of the ways that the coronavirus pandemic is impacting research efforts in Washington state. The impacts are also felt by our social science teams, in particular as many of the activities in a social scientist’s...
The S4 Project: Steering the future of Northwest environmental social science
Social Science for the Salish Sea project develops priority research questions to guide ecosystem recovery
An Economic Dashboard for Washington’s Coastal Communities
Creating a Baseline Understanding of Washington Coastal Economies The Washington Marine Spatial Plan was completed in June of 2018. The Plan provides guidance to evaluate potential new uses in the waters off Washington’s coast such as renewable energy, mining, dredged...