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Superstorm Sandy: One Year Later - Fire Island Breach
NYSG-funded researchers Charlie Flagg and fellow SBU SoMAS investigator Roger Flood's offer insights along with their aerial photograph series that documents the evolution of the breach at Old Inlet from shortly after its inception during Superstorm Sandy on October 29, 2012, to the latest photos taken June 16, 2013. Monitoring of the breach is important, as its evolution will affect the tidal dynamics and the ecosystem of the Long Island's eastern Great South Bay. ...
Posted by Paul F on Dec 10, 2013 at 9:13 PM
Superstorm Sandy: One Year Later - Bay Park
New York Sea Grant funded research to measure if the ecosystem could handle the additional sewage and increase its capacity to serve as a “nutrient sink,” or if the enhanced nutrient loads would shift the ecosystem to an alternative state that perpetuates additional organic matter loading. ...
Posted by Paul F on Nov 2, 2013 at 10:44 AM
Lake Guardian: Of Sands and Salmon
On dry land again, the educators talk with media and legislators on what they'll bring back to the classroom and learn about eastern Lake Ontario's dunes and wetlands as well as some of the Lake's key sport-fishing species ...
Posted by Paul F on Aug 6, 2013 at 2:25 PM
Lake Guardian: Great Lakes Studies A-Go on Governor's Island
Lake and River learning from SUNY ESF researchers studying the ecosystem via a remote island, one of few inhabited in the region's 1,800+ chain. ...
Posted by Paul F on Jul 24, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Lake Guardian: Lights, Camera ... Clayton!
Even in this quaint village on the St. Lawrence River, the educators learn it's not easy to go unnoticed by the locals, tourists, and the media; Laboratory work takes center stage as the teachers reveal to reporters what's in the water samples they've been drawing from Lake Ontario. ...
Posted by Paul F on Jul 12, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Lake Guardian: Let the Sampling Begin!
Educators draw water and soil samples and make observations on Lake Ontario's chemistry and critters At some 16 stops in a marathon two day expedition. ...
Posted by Paul F on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Lake Guardian: Safety First - But, Are They Harmful?
After learning about Yougstown's geology, the teachers get schooled in Lake Ontario's algal issues. ...
Posted by Paul F on Jul 9, 2013 at 4:35 PM
Lake Guardian: And We're Off!
Over a dozen educators from five Great Lakes states begin a full loop around Lake Ontario ... and learn along the way. ...
Posted by Paul F on Jul 8, 2013 at 7:00 AM
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