All figures shown are for the time period of February 2018 to January 2019.
Economic values estimated using the benefit transfer method. Data as reported to National Sea Grant College Program, June 2019
• $2.4 million costs avoided through research and outreach regarding potential sea-level rise damages and water quality related public health risks
• 10,878 – Acres of coastal habitat protected or restored
• $2.3 – Value of ecosystem service benefits as a result of California Sea Grant restoration efforts
• 3,853 people engaged in California Sea Grant supported informal education programs
• 11,425 hours that citizens volunteered with California Sea Grant
• $132,800 – Value of Workforce Development due to California Sea Grant's fellowship and career development programs.
• 31 undergrad, masters, and Ph.D. students supported by California Sea Grant
• 170 partners from government, academic institutions, industry/business, NGOs, and other organizations
• ~$3M National Sea Grant Office federal investment for research projects and extension services