NOAA and Sea Grant's Coastal Storm Awareness Program
Coastal Processes & Hazards - News

Following the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy in October 2013, an award of approximately $1.8 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)  was announced to fund The Coastal Storm Awareness Program.

Monies from CSAP were used by Sea Grant programs in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut to fund targeted social science research projects that would help improve the public response to coastal storm hazard information ... More>>

The 4-1/2 minute trailer for NOAA Sea Grant's Coastal Storm Awareness Program's 23-minute documentary, view-able on YouTube.

NOAA Sea Grant Coastal Storm Awareness Program Comes Ashore (May 2016) More>>
Programs release short documentary and trailer to accompany final report.
NOAA Sea Grant Documentary Short on Coastal Storm Awareness educates Emergency Managers, empowers Coastal Communities.
Video also points to resources from NOAA's National Weather Service, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, NYC Office of Emergency Management and more.

Brochure: NOAA Sea Grant Coastal Storm Awareness Program (September 2016) (pdf)
Sea Grant talked to people about Hurricane Sandy to learn how they responded and why. The information will help emergency responders better understand the people they seek to help in order to communicate storm risk effectively.


Site Disclaimer:

This Web site was prepared by New York Sea Grant using Federal funds under the Coastal Storm Awareness Program (NOAA awards NA13OAR4830227, NA13OAR4830228, NA13OAR4830229) from the National Sea Grant College Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

The Federal funds were provided via appropriations under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (P.L. 113-2) and the Sea Grant Act (33 U.S.C. 1121 et seq.).

Funding was awarded to the financial hosts of the Sea Grant College Programs in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York via their financial host institutions, the University of Connecticut, the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, and the Research Foundation of State University of New York, respectively.

The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Sea Grant College Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Department of Commerce, nor any of the other listed organizations.

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