Feature stories (including any Web Extras) in this issue include:
The Quiet Before the Storm? More>
For nearly two decades there has been no major flooding event in NYC. Is this the quiet before the storm? With New York Sea Grant funding, a group of researchers have been looking at storm surges and the climatology of the region.
- Web Extra: Relative "Quiet" Broken with March Storm More>
Great Lakes Small Harbors Initiative More>
NYSG has been working with the Great Lakes Small Harbors Coalition on a grassroots effort to secure federal funding for federally-authorized shallow depth harbors in New York’s Great Lakes region. “It’s critical that we maintain adequate funding to protect and leverage New York’s north coast harbors to help create jobs and spur economic development,” said Congresswoman Louise Slaughter.
Does winter productivity bring summer hypoxia? More>
When you think about summertime fisheries on Lake Erie, an image of frigid weather and ice does not come immediately to mind. Yet it’s wintertime microbial activity under the ice that influences the development of the summertime hypoxia which has an important impact on the lake’s fisheries.
New Web Site Helps Managers Deal with Nor’easters More>
To help coastal communities better deal with winter storms known as northeasters (or nor’easters), NYSG's Jay Tanski partnered with NOAA and Cornell University specialists to develop the East Coast Winter Storm Climato-
logical and Forecasting Data Web site, funded by NOAA’s Climate Program.
Partners Make a Splash with Project WET’s Teacher/Student-friendly “Discover the Hudson River” More>
Through lively text, colors, games, maps and activities, a new Project WET booklet provides information about the Hudson watershed, the variety of wildlife the river supports, and the many ways people influence and are influenced by the Hudson River.