California Sea Grant Publications and Multimedia

These include a variety of educational and scientific materials—from brochures to newsletters to technical reports to full-length books.

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The National Sea Grant Library (NSGL)

The NSGL provides global access to more than 15,000 full-text digital documents through its 40,000 record-searchable publications database. It is the only comprehensive collection of documents from the 33 Sea Grant Programs, and includes oceanography, marine education, aquaculture, fisheries, aquatic nuisance species, coastal hazards, ecosystem-based management, seafood safety, limnology, coastal zone management, marine recreation and law.

California Sea Grant Program Directory

The one-stop source for contact information and summaries of ongoing, peer-reviewed research projects, including the Delta Science Fellows Program (formerly the CALFED Science Fellows Program), the South and North Central Coast MPA Baseline Data Collection projects, and research supported by the California Ocean Protection Council. The Program Directory is released annually.

Final Reports

Reports submitted by Sea Grant-funded investigators at the project's end. These reports may be downloaded from the University of California's eScholarship Repository, a free searchable database sponsored by the California Digital Library and powered by the Berkeley Electronic Press.

News Archives

California Sea Grant news releases, feature stories and announcements from 2000 to present date.


Latest edition of Shoreline, along with archives of past issues of California Sea Grant and extension newsletters.

Project Profiles

Lay summaries of select projects funded by California Sea Grant and our partners. Perfect for nonspecialists or those who prefer less jargon and less technical detail. This is "science lite."


Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at California Sea Grant happenings. Through self-produced videos, viewers are invited to take a peek into State Fellows and Trainees accomplishments as they learn to implement policies and conduct research.

Aquatic Safety

Tips for visitors to California beaches.

Green Building Info Sheets

information resource for inexpensive green building, green gardening and low-impact development.

Ocean Energy and Space-Use Conflicts in California

California-related highlights from a 2012 Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Report "Identification of Outer Continental Shelf Renewable Energy Space-Use Conflicts and Analysis of Potential Mitigation Measures"