Attributions to Maryland Sea Grant


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We ask funding recipients to credit Maryland Sea Grant where appropriate. Acknowledging Maryland Sea Grant’s support is important to let the scientific community and other key audiences know that the research we fund is producing results.

We request that you make these attributions by referring to us in publications and by reproducing Maryland Sea Grant’s logo, using the following guidance.

Attribution Statement/Disclaimer for Publications

  • Papers in scientific, technical, or professional journals. Please include language such as the following in the acknowledgement section for submitted manuscripts:

“[Recipient Name] received support from Maryland Sea Grant under award [number] from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.”

  • All other publications. Please include the following disclaimer in all other publications or materials (including websites) based on or developed with funding from Maryland Sea Grant:

"This [report/video] was prepared by [recipient name] with support from Maryland Sea Grant under award [number] from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or the Department of Commerce."

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Maryland Sea Grant Logos

Please download and include one of these Sea Grant logos in PowerPoint presentations, web pages, and other appropriate places when work is based on or developed with funding from Maryland Sea Grant. To download a logo, right click (or control click on a Mac) and choose "save file as" and save it to your computer. If you need a higher quality logo for use in print projects or on large posters, email

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