Representatives of the following organizations serve on the Regional Advisory Group and Strategy Team for this project:


  • National Sea Grant and four state programs:
    • North Carolina Sea Grant
    • South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium
    • Georgia Sea Grant
    • Florida Sea Grant
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    • National Marine Sanctuaries Programs
    • Coastal Services Center
    • National Estuarine Research Reserves
    • National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Hollings Marine Laboratory
  • South Atlantic Fishery Management Council
  • US Environmental Protection Agency (Region IV)
  • US Dept. of Defense -- Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • National Park Service
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service (Region IV)
  • US Geological Survey -- Center for Coastal & Watershed Studies
  • National Estuarine Research Reserve System
  • US Dept of Homeland Security -- Federal Emergency Management Administration (Region IV)
  • USDA -- Natural Resources Conservation Service


  • Southern Association of Marine Laboratories
  • SE Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association
  • Southeast Aquatic Research Plan
  • Southeast and Caribbean Region Team (NOAA Regional Collaboration)
  • South Atlantic Alliance (Governors Alliance)
  • Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence - Southeast
  • The Nature Conservancy


North Carolina

  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources:
    • Division of Coastal Management, Policy and Research
    • Division of Marine Fisheries
    • Division of Water Quality

South Carolina

  • Department of Natural Resources:
    • Marine Resources Division
  • Department of Health and Environmental Control:
    • Ocean and Coastal Resource Management
    • Water Quality Division


  • Department of Natural Resources:
    • Coastal Resources Division
    • Environmental Protection Division
  • Department of Community Affairs- Office of Planning and Quality Growth
  • Coastal Regional Commission of Georgia (formerly Georgia Coastal Regional Development Center)


  • Department of Environmental Protection:
    • Water Resources Management
    • Coastal Management Program
    • Florida Oceans and Coastal Resources Council
  • Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission



  • University of Florida
  • East Carolina University
  • Florida International University
  • Coastal Carolina University
  • South Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Clemson University)
  • Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Florida Atlantic University



  • Georgia Ports Authority


Link: GCRC homepage

Link: NOAA Link: FL Sea Grant Link: Ga Sea Grant Link: SC Sea Grant Link: NC Sea Grant

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This page was updated October 27, 2011