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05/11/201806/07/2018 New York Coastlines, Spring 2018 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: NY Coastlines—NYSG's flagship publication—and its news archive, Currents, highlight news, events and other activities from our coastal program's various research, extension and education endeavors throughout NY's marine and Great Lakes waters.
04/19/201805/17/2018 When Hurricane Nears, Memory and Responsibility Play Role in Decisions to Evacuate | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: In a recent paper published in Risk Analysis, Laura Rickard and colleagues are thinking about risk judgment and risk communication in connection to natural hazards like hurricanes.
10/23/201705/17/2018 New York Coastlines, Fall 2017 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Features include: How Does Sea Grant Benefit You? ... Surveying Lake Ontario Basin communities about springtime flooding ... Are you prepared for the next hurricane or severe storm? ... Also Upcoming Events and other NYSG research, extension and education stories.
10/30/201705/10/2018 On the Fifth Anniversary of Sandy, a Big Question Remains | Coastal Processes & Hazards / Research - News: Sea Grant investigators show that the superstorm was not a worst-case catastrophe.
04/27/201805/10/2018 Sea Grant’s Bill Wise Speaks to Congress about Disaster Preparedness | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: New York Sea Grant Director Bill Wise participated in a legislative briefing, “Using Science and Outreach to Assist State and Local Decision Makers in Disaster Preparedness and Public Safety,” on November 8 in Washington, DC, which was sponsored by Congressmen Lee Zeldin (NY) and Joe Courtney (CT).
05/17/201604/19/2018 On YouTube: NOAA Sea Grant Coastal Storm Awareness Program Comes Ashore | Coastal Processes & Hazards - Press Release: Documentary Short to educate Emergency Managers, empower Coastal Communities; Points to resources from NOAA's NWS; FEMA; NYC Office of Emergency Management, more.
04/19/201804/19/2018 Photographs Influence Perceptions of Hurricane Risk | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Recent research published in Weather, Climate, and Society suggests that certain visuals, such as infographics, can make messages related to environmental issues more compelling, such as bolstering or depressing feelings of self-efficacy in adapting behaviors to climate change.
09/25/201703/19/2018 Sea Grant Helps Local NYC Communities Better Prepare for Hurricanes | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: Five years post-Sandy, Helen Cheng says the superstorm “still looms in the memories of our stakeholders, but I’m looking forward to working with groups to help them prepare for coastal hazards and to be resilient for the next big storm.”
05/20/201502/07/2018 New York Coastlines/Currents, 2015 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: On Blog: January - December 2015 (Blog Post) In a year when we didn't produce our fl...
09/25/201711/21/2017 Model Reproduces Recent Changes in Ocean Climate around New York City and the Mid-Atlantic | Climate / Research - News: Professor Nickitas Georgas surveying Hudson River conditions on the coastal ice cutter Sturgeon...
10/08/201710/09/2017 Two from New York Become Coastal Storms Research Fellows | Education / Research - News: In this unique one-year program, Fellows work with academic advisors and outreach mentors who offer guidance ranging from input on framing research question to communicating results to target audiences, and ensuring their research leads to broader societal impacts.
10/08/201710/08/2017 Effects of a Superstorm Linger: Four Years after Sandy | Marine Coastal Processes & Facilities / Research - News: Graduate student Tyler Abruzzo and research technician Josh Zacharias picking through a heavily...
10/08/201710/08/2017 K to Gray Education: Resources From New York and Beyond | Education - News: An interactive online feature showcases the value and impact of Sea Grant education program from coast-to-coast, highlighting activities for youth, university and adult levels from Sea Grant's network of 33 U.S. programs.
04/17/201309/10/2017 NYSG 'Greens Up' 2013 Earth Day Fests in NYC, on Long Island | Education - News: There are plenty of stewardship and green-friendly activities and events to go around, from Stony Brook University on Long Island to Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn. NYSG will be in attendance at Earth Day festivals on both campuses, with resources and news on current stewardship activities and initiatives.
02/21/201109/10/2017 Sea Grant responds to Gulf Oil Spill | New York Coastlines, Winter 2011:

“The potential for disaster was great,” says New York Sea Grant Director Jim Ammerman of the Gulf oil spill, “but so far environmental impacts have been less than feared.”

10/25/201009/10/2017 Sea Grant-ers Pitch in for Habitat Planting in New Orleans | : Sea Grant communicators and colleagues from the national network’s 32 programs recently participated in a habitat restoration planting effort in New Orleans.
06/09/201609/10/2017 New York Sea Grant Announces New Omnibus Research Projects | Publications: New York Coastlines, Spring/Summer 2016: Mitigating the impacts of climate change and human activities on coastal community resilience, wate...
01/16/201409/10/2017 WWWhat's Trending: Coastal Storms | NYSG News: All news and information related to NOAA Sea Grant's Coastal Storm Awareness Program can be found at
09/06/201209/10/2017 Hurricane Leslie Brings High Rip Current Risk Alert to NY's Ocean Beaches | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Stony Brook, NY, September 6, 2012 - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s U...
12/13/201009/10/2017 Coastal Flood Forecasting: Montoring & Simulations | Publications: Success Stories (Research): Metropolitan New York, northern New Jersey and the south coast of Long Island (including Brooklyn and Jamaica Bay) are at risk of coastal flooding due to major storm events (winter nor’easters and seasonal hurricanes).
12/07/200909/09/2017 New Weather Web Site Goes Back to Predict the Future | Coastal Processes & Hazards - Press Release: In mid-November, the east coast was hammered with rain and blustery winds, remnants of Hurricane Ida. After the hurricane made landfall in Alabama, it was downgraded to a tropical depression. But just how is this kind of storm classified when it causes an all day soaker in New York?
05/27/201609/28/2016 NOAA Predicts Near-normal 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season | Coastal Processes & Hazards - Press Release: Near-normal prediction for 2016 Hurricane Season suggests more activity in Atlantic possible than last three below-normal years; Sea Grant programs in NY, NJ, CT produce video on Coastal Storm Awareness.
06/27/201607/26/2016 “Should I stay or should I go?”: Communicating Risk when the Storm Comes | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: A new video by Sea Grant summarizing research from 10 NOAA-funded social science projects will be screened during the day and evening on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at the Long Beach Library on Long Island, NY.
03/18/201507/06/2016 Tracking ‘Great Lakes Nor’easters,’ New Eastern Lake Ontario Project | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: The aim of this NOAA-funded study is to help communities increase their storm event resiliency by tracking historic storm events along the eastern shore of Lake Ontario.
06/28/201606/29/2016 On Air, On YouTube: Sea Grant Shows How We Can Best Prepare For the Next Severe Storm | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Covered in the hour-long interview with NYSG's Director Bill Wise, among other things, was Sea Grant's efforts to make people more aware of severe storms and how best to prepare for them.
06/28/201606/28/2016 On Air, On YouTube: NYC Installs New Signs to Raise Awareness at Start of Atlantic Hurricane Season | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: In mid-May 2016, the first of 20 New York City-wide "High Water Mark" signs went up. The ongoing educational campaign to raise coastal storm awareness, for which NYSG is a partner, is in tandem with an effort to revise the City's coastal storm evacuation signs.
11/11/201405/27/2016 On YouTube: Severe Storm Focus Group Study on Flood Risk and Uncertainty | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Participants in several New Jersey counties are being accepted into focus groups and surveyed about their use of the various flood warning tools and products made available by the U.S. National Weather Service.
05/18/201605/18/2016 NOAA and Sea Grant's Coastal Storm Awareness Program - About | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: NOAA Sea Grant funded $1.8M in grants as part of the Coastal Storm Awareness Program, which is administered by Sea Grant programs in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut.
10/26/201510/27/2015 Workshops Set to Address Future Lake Ontario Weather Extremes in NY | Coastal Processes & Hazards - Press Release: Public stakeholders in the region invited to share thoughts on actions needed through lake and watershed planning to prepare for possible future extreme climate conditions and population changes.
04/24/201209/02/2015 NOAA and FEMA's National Severe Weather Preparedness Week | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: The NSWP Week initiative (April 22-28, 2002) – a joint effort between NOAA and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with a host of federal, state and local partners – is calling on you to “Be a Force of Nature” in your community to help people be prepared should a severe weather event strike.
11/15/201208/28/2015 In the News: Superstorm Sandy and the Discussion from SBU Experts that Followed | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: New York Sea Grant-funded Stony Brook University (SBU) School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) researchers who tracked superstorm Sandy before, during and after landfall made the rounds in media discussions, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NBC News, ABC News, the Associated Press and Newsday, among others. One of those researchers, Malcolm Bowman, will discuss "Storm Surge from Superstorm Sandy: Causes and Impacts" at SBU Southampton on Friday, November 16, 2012.
03/23/201508/28/2015 On YouTube: New Project Underway to Track & Monitor Storms in Central New York | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: "Our aim is to better determine when and how these storms happen and how we can be better prepared for them," says NYSG's David White in a report by WSYR Channel 9 News, an ABC-affiliate Syracuse station.
04/29/201508/28/2015 Are We Ready For The Next Hurricane? | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Several NOAA and Sea Grant-funded Hofstra professors outline on-going research about cultural and language barriers that may have hindered Superstorm Sandy evacuation efforts in Long Beach, N.Y.
08/19/201308/25/2015 Superstorm Sandy Media Archive Featuring NYSG-Funded Researchers and Specialists | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: A comprehensive archive of media mentions and content from NYSG-funded researchers and specialists on Fall 2012's Superstorm Sandy.
11/11/201403/04/2015 Sandy: Science Behind the Superstorm, Two Years Later | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: NYSG-funded researchers reflect on the options that NYC and Long Island coastal managers and decision makers have before – resistance, resilience or re-alignment.
11/29/201401/15/2015 Social Science & Severe Weather: Evaluating NOAA's Impact-based Warning Tool | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: “Understanding how to best communicate about severe weather is imperative," says NYSG's Associate Director Dr. Kathy Bunting-Howarth, who helped evaluated the effectiveness of some warnings put out by the National Weather.
11/25/201401/15/2015 On Blog: Evaluating Pre-Sandy Evacuation Decision-making Processes Among Long Beach Residents | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Social scientists spotlight the culture, language, and attitude of people making the profound and often emotional decision about whether or not to evacuate their home before a storm hits.
11/29/201412/13/2014 WWWhat's Trending: Be Weather-Ready, Year-Round | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Whether the weather calls for rain, snow, strong winds or something else severe, one thing is for sure: Winging it is not an option. Here's what you need to know about these and other seasonal concerns from NOAA, Sea Grant, the National Weather Service, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and others.
11/27/201411/27/2014 Tweeting in the Tempest: What We're Learning From #Sandy | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: So far, investigators who have been identifying and linking up some 12 million tweets sent during Hurricane Sandy—cataloging them by frequency of use of term—has yielded some interesting insights for everyday people and emergency managers alike.
11/11/201411/11/2014 Sea Grant Funds Coastal Storm Risk Communication Study Led by Rutgers Faculty | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Rutgers professor Rachel Schwom is conducting interviews with emergency managers of coastal towns as part of a Sea Grant-funded risk communication study.
11/11/201411/11/2014 Storm Warning: Why Do So Many People Ignore Evacuation Orders? | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: When dangerous storms batter coastal communities, not all residents heed safety advisories. A new study by the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication explores what factors shape these choices.
08/04/201408/04/2014 Sea Grant Extension Exchange Offers Insights into Storm Recovery | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: More than a year and a half after Hurricane Sandy made landfall in the northeast, the Sea Grant programs in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut are still dealing with storm recovery issues ...
06/14/201406/25/2014 Researchers Convene in NYC to Discuss Improving Community Awareness on Coastal Storms | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Since being announced in mid-January, this and other research projects under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s $1.4M "Coastal Storm Awareness Program" (CSAP) have been garnering attention from a number of the universities with funded investigators.
05/28/201406/25/2014 Communications is Key to Hurricane Preparedness | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: NYSG's Web Content Manager Paul C. Focazio discusses what everyone needs to know about preparing for a hurricane as well as how he got hooked on science communications and sharpened his skills.
05/21/201406/25/2014 NOAA and Sea Grant Issue 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook in NYC | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a near-normal or below-normal season. The main driver of this year’s outlook is the anticipated development of El Niño this summer. Also: Sea Grant's Social Science Researchers Help Evaluate More Effective Weather Warnings
04/23/201406/25/2014 Sandy's Harsh Legacy: NYSG Helps New Yorkers Understand and Mitigate Its Impacts | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: In Spring 2014, NYSG produced this post-storm impact statement as a means of summarizing the program's efforts since late Fall 2012, when the storm impacted the region.
05/20/201406/24/2014 Weathering The Next Big Storm | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: This Stony Brook Magazine feature examines the efforts of the often-New York Sea Grant-funded Stony Brook's Storm Surge Research Group, whose members offer a bold plan to protect New York City.
10/01/201305/08/2014 NOAA and Sea Grant Fund a New Coastal Storm Awareness Program | Coastal Processes & Hazards - Press Release: NOAA Sea Grant announces the award of $1.8M in grants to Sea Grant programs in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut.
01/15/201405/08/2014 NOAA and Sea Grant Announce Projects for $1.4M Coastal Storm Awareness Program | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Sea Grant programs in NJ, NY and CT award $1.4M in funds for 10 projects to improve hazard warnings for tri-state residents.
04/23/201404/25/2014 Sandy's Harsh Legacy: NYSG Provides Timely Efforts to Monitor Fire Island Breach | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: In Sandy’s wake, New York Sea Grant surveyed 250 marinas feeling $85 million in economic impacts, tracked the fate of nitrogen inputs to salt marsh ecosystem following sewage treatment failure, and monitored the growth of Fire Island breach.

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