Feature stories (including any Web Extras) in this issue include:
A WWWeb of Lake Ontario Learning More>
After a week along Lake Ontario, the fifteen 4th – 10th grade teachers on this past summer’s Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence Great Lakes tour have learned a great deal. They’ve been all along New York’s lakeshore, from seining on the Niagara River to experiencing the Salmon River and sand dunes east of Oswego. Now back in the classroom, the educators are sharing this new wealth of hands-on knowledge with their students.
The Bottom is Tops: Looking at nitrogen in Peconic sediments More>
As part of a two-year project funded by NYSG, a research team is characterizing Great Peconic Bay and measuring remineralization and the amount of nitrogen gas produced in its bottom sediments.
Researchers Identify Ways to Improve Lake Ontario Sportfishing More>
In a time when “tourist” anglers, those from out-of-state, are less likely to travel long distances to fish, researchers from two NYSG-funded studies agree that increasing the fishing activity of residents along New York’s Lake Ontario shoreline is especially important to sustaining the region’s coastal businesses.
Scientists and managers discuss nitrogen in NY Bight at workshop More>
In a two-day workshop held in Manhattan in July 2010, scientists and managers discussed the issues surrounding nitrogen and nitrogen controls in the New York Bight and its associated estuaries.
NYSG Hosts Climate Science Workshop for Extension Educators More>
As part of its Coastal Climate Change Adaptation Initiative, NYSG organized a two-day workshop for 40 Cornell Cooperative Extension, New York and Lake Champlain Sea Grant Extension and NOAA/National Weather Service staff on how to integrate climate science into Extension’s everyday education outreach.
2010 Sea Grant Summer of Safety More>
Two ambitious NYSG activities shared a mission of safety this summer -- from discovering clean and safe boating in Central New York to learning safety at sea in Montauk.