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infographic showing investments and impacts of california sea grant program, 2019-2020. See transcript for full text.


All figures shown are for the time period of February 2019 to January 2020.
Economic values estimated using the benefit transfer method. Data as reported to National Sea Grant College Program, June 2020

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  • $3 million National Sea Grant Office federal investment for research projects
  • 950,402 acres of coastal habitat protected or restored
  • 6,125 people engaged in Sea Grant-supported informal education programs
  • $166,000 - Value of workforce development due to California Sea Grant's fellowship and career development programs
  • 6,513 - Hours that community members volunteered with California Sea Grant
  • 703 P-12 students reached through Sea Grant-trained educators
  • 24 undergrad, masters, and PhD students supported by California Sea Grant
  • 134 partners from government, academic institutions, industry/business, NGOs and other organizations
  • $165,625 - Value of volunteer hours