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04/13/2021 On YouTube: Peconic Land Trust Presents: The Living Shoreline | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Watch Peconic Land Trust's webinar, moderated by NYSG, from mid-February to hear from experts (Peconic Estuary Partnership; Cornell Cooperative Extension; Peconic Land Trust) telling the story of their successful partnership to secure several local beaches.
01/27/2021 Coastal “Sunny Day” Flooding As Seen Through the Eyes of New York City Residents | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2021): Flood Watch program shows that there is no substitute for first-hand stories and on-the-ground experiences for understanding the impacts of coastal flooding
01/27/2021 Long Island Rip Current Network | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2021): New York Sea Grant partnered with MARACOOS to create a Long Island-based network for rip current science and safety professionals
01/27/2021 NYSG Addresses COVID-19 with #BEachSAFEly Social Media Campaign | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2021): New York Sea Grant partnered with New Jersey Sea Grant to develop a successful social media campaign to encourage beachgoers to be safe and observe COVID-19 regulations
01/27/2021 New York Coastal Resilience Law and Policy Fellows Assemble Resources to Help Communities | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2021): NYSG led the creation of a New York Coastal Resilience Law and Policy Program, providing communities with legal information to help increase local resilience while enhancing the educational experience of law students
01/27/2021 New York Sea Grant Research: 2020 Results and Impacts | Research - News: For nearly 50 years, New York Sea Grant has been supporting university-based research related to a variety of marine, Hudson estuary, and Great Lakes topics and issues.
01/23/2021 New York Coastlines, Winter 2021 | Publications - Articles: Check out stories from the Winter 2021 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, which is slated for release in March or April to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
12/26/2020 On YouTube: Town Looks to Restore Eroded Shoreline in Lindenhurst | New York Shorelines - News: A Lindenhurst civic association is teaming up with a scientific organization (as well as NYSG for some advisement) to come up with solutions to the erosion of a small beachfront property, but the property in question is still privately owned.
12/24/2020 In Media: Sea Grant's Flood Watch Engages Residents as Citizen Scientists | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: NYSG's Coastal Resilience Specialist Katie Graziano works with NYC Mayor's Office of Resilience, Science & Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay. Listen to more in an episode of Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE)'s "Extension Out Loud" podcast.
12/23/2020 An Urban Estuary Ready for an Oyster Comeback | Hudson River Estuary / Research - News: Cornell University researchers investigated an extensive surviving population of eastern oysters recently found in the Hudson/Raritan Estuary. New York City's coastal waters once were the center of a booming oyster fishery, but now we have almost none.
11/10/2020 New York Coastlines, Fall 2020 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the Fall 2020 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, which is currently being release in February 2021 to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
10/16/2020 In Media: $2.1 Million Awarded for Sea Grant Research on NY’s Coastal Environment | Research - News: NYSG has awarded more than $2.1 million to support six coastal science research projects —three of which are being led by Stony Brook University faculty — that explore topics relating to and benefiting New York’s coastal environment, communities and economies.
10/05/2020 In Media: Easy Ways We Can All Be a Little Safer at the Beach This Season | COVID-19: NYSG's Rapid Response Support for its Coastal Stakeholders - News: COVID-19 brings more considerations beyond the usual “beach safety and ocean hazards” messages that you've always heard. So Sea Grant programs offered a new social media graphic this summer to remind beachgoers to stay safe while still having fun at the Jersey Shore, on Long Island beaches (and beyond).
09/22/2020 NYSG's “Currents Clips” Wins 2020 Folio Award for ‘Best Social Media Public Awareness Campaign’ | Currents Clips - News: Launched in mid-2019 as a limited series, this collection of one- to two-minute videos immerses NYSG's subscribers and followers into the program's coastal research, extension and education work.
09/16/2020 $2.1 Million Awarded for Sea Grant Research on NY’s Coastal Environment, Communities & Aquaculture | Research - Press Release: “This set of projects will contribute to the long-standing and growing body of NYSG-supported science-based knowledge available to coastal communities in New York State.”
09/07/2020 Zoning Law Changes Build Coastal Resiliency | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Despite more frequent severe weather, property owners continue to build in areas with high risk for flooding and storm damage. However, a NYSG-funded project has helped 10 local communities receive detailed assessments of their local resiliency policies.
08/20/2020 Omnibus 2020-21 Research Project Discussion: Erosion and Recession of Coastal Bluffs | Research - News: Results from the project will be useful for resource managers and property owners to be better equipped to predict and respond to future erosion events.
08/07/2020 In Media: New York Sea Grant launches safety campaign for boaters and beachgoers | COVID-19: NYSG's Rapid Response Support for its Coastal Stakeholders - News: Sea Grant's #BEachSAFEly campaign is aimed at reminding people headed to the beaches to stay safe and have fun.
08/07/2020 In Media: Sea Grant's #BEachSAFEly, Boater Safety Campaigns During COVID-19 Pandemic | COVID-19: NYSG's Rapid Response Support for its Coastal Stakeholders - News: In Summer 2020, NYSG rolled out some COVID-19 rapid response projects this summer to assist New York's coastal users.
08/07/2020 In Media: Sea Grant Launches New Beach Safety Campaign | COVID-19: NYSG's Rapid Response Support for its Coastal Stakeholders - News: “This summer, the beaches are open and you should enjoy them. Just remember that you still need to practice social distancing – embrace your personal space,”
07/14/2020 New York Coastlines, Summer 2020 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the summer 2020 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, which is slated for release in the fall to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
07/10/2020 In Media: New York Sea Grant’s Rapid Response to COVID-19 | COVID-19: New York Sea Grant's Rapid Response Support for its Coastal Stakeholders - News: In Summer 2020, NYSG rolled out some COVID-19 rapid response projects to assist New York’s coastal users, including beach-goers, charterboat captains, anglers and seafood producers.
07/03/2020 On YouTube: NYSG Provides Fast Draw Video on High Tide Flooding | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: High tide flooding typically occurs a few times a year during the new and/or full moons, when the moon, Earth, and sun are aligned, causing a stronger gravitational force, resulting in higher than usual tide levels.
06/27/2020 Beach Safely - Social Media Campaign | COVID-19: New York Sea Grant's Rapid Response Support for its Coastal Stakeholders - News: COVID-19 brings more considerations beyond the usual beach safety messaging. A new summer-long social media campaign helps to remind beachgoers to stay safe and have fun!
06/11/2020 New York Sea Grant's Virtual Seminar Series | Research - News: This on-going series features NYSG–supported researchers and topics and activities of interest to the New York State coastal community and stakeholders that our program serves.
05/04/2020 Boating on Long Island in 2020: Top Safety Reminders and New COVID-19 Resources | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: As boaters face some restrictions related to marina operations, social distancing, and sanitization, New York Sea Grant is providing resources to encourage people to boat in a socially responsible way.
04/07/2020 New York Coastlines, Spring 2020 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the spring 2020 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our latest issue, which was released in mid-July to our e-subscribers. Sign up and we'll send you issues weeks before it's online.
03/14/2020 Resilience Forums Inform Long Island Communities | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2020): Helping Long Island communities increase resilience to flooding via resources, forum opportunities and information provided by NYSG
02/22/2020 New York Coastlines, Winter 2020 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the winter 2020 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our latest issue, which was released in early April to our e-subscribers. We'll send you the issue before it's online in mid-late April.
02/09/2020 A Chemical Clock to Study Coastal Water Quality | Research - News: While we cannot see submarine groundwater discharge (SGD), it's important for researchers to analyze photographic evidence of it. SGD is a hydrogeologic mechanism whereby water is pushed in different ways underground toward the sea, and vice versa. This mixing zone between groundwater and seawater in the coastal aquifer is critically important for controlling a variety of chemical reactions.
11/22/2019 On YouTube: Living Shorelines - What Are They and Are More NY Communities Embracing Them? | New York Shorelines - News: Living Shorelines include natural features that work to absorb (lessen) some wave action and flooding. They not only protect shorelines, but conserve, create, or restore natural shoreline functions.
11/20/2019 On YouTube: Using Virtual Reality to Learn How to Escape a Rip Current | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: This Hofstra University rip currents study, which uses virtual reality as its platform to educate beachgoers, is funded by New York Sea Grant.
11/19/2019 On The Water to Celebrate NYC's City of Water Day ... and More | NYC - News: SRIJB provided dockside tours of the R/V CUNY 1, a 65-foot hybrid propulsion aluminum catamaran that is the latest technology in maritime and boating.
11/13/2019 RISE 2019: NYSG Climate and Resiliency Extension, Outreach and Education | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: NYSG provides multiple platforms for climate and resilience extension, outreach and education along New York’s marine and Great Lakes coastlines.
09/07/2019 NOAA Sea Grant's Coastal Storm Awareness Program Findings Welcomed by National Weather Service | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Sea Grant-supported research has led to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Service adopting Eastern Region’s new storm briefing template nationwide.
08/02/2019 New York Coastlines, Early Summer 2019 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the early summer issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, slated for release to our subscribers in November.
07/08/2019 Coastal Resilience Forums: Resources | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Being resilient before a coastal storm is key, which is why New York Sea Grant has produced a new fact sheet series for community residents, representatives and planners.
06/20/2019 On YouTube: Debate ensues into how to best protect NY-NJ Harbor from future disaster | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Stony Brook University professor Malcolm J Bowman, who has more than four decades of study and research on coastal front and storm surges, says, "Millions of people at risk, billions of dollars of infrastructure at risk and the problems can only get worse."
06/20/2019 On YouTube: NYSG Offers Interactive Coastal-Themed Activities at Stony Brook University's Earthstock | Education - News: In addition to offering some interactive activities, NYSG provided festival-goers with fact sheets on rip currents safety and newsletters like Sound Update, which provides a snapshot of efforts being undertaken by Long Island Sound Study, a NYSG partner organization.
06/09/2019 On Air, On YouTube: NOAA Announces its 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Outlook | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: With the 2019 hurricane season upon us, NOAA and Sea Grant are leveraging cutting-edge tools to help secure Americans against the threat posed by hurricanes and tropical cyclones across both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
06/08/2019 Coastal Resilience Forums Provide Information for Town of Babylon ... and Beyond | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Being resilient before a coastal storm is key, which is why NYSG has produced several new fact sheets and hosts a series of resilience forums for Long Island residents.
05/08/2019 Currents Clips | News: This is a new series of one to two minute video summaries that immerse NYSG's Web site visitors, social media followers and NY Coastlines subscribers into the program's coastal research, extension and education stories.
03/30/2019 On YouTube, On Air: Coastal Residents Wary of Storms and Preparing | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: In the years since Superstorm Sandy's impact, the aim of the NOAA Sea Grant’s Coastal Storm Awareness Program was to help better understand through social science how people react to storm warnings and make the decision to stay or to go.
03/22/2019 New York Coastlines, Late Winter 2019 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: In June, NYSG will release the late Spring / early Summer '19 issue of its flagship publication, New York Coastlines. E-subscribers will receive it first, so be sure to sign up ... and, in the meantime, check out our late Winter '19 edition.
02/25/2019 On YouTube: Hurricanes: Forecasting, Communication, Response & Preparedness | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2019): NYSG's efforts are increasing community awareness and preparedness for storms like 2012's Sandy and the 1938 Hurricane, both of which destroyed thousands of homes and resulted in loss of life and hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.
12/19/2018 New York Coastlines, Early Winter 2018 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: NYSG's latest e-newsletter, New York Coastlines, has come ashore. Check out the Winter '18 edition, which features our latest fellowship as well as stories on coastal tourism, flood resiliency, stewardship, climate challenges and more ...
12/16/2018 In Media, On YouTube: Hurricane of '38 | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: On Sept. 21, 1938, the Category 3 storm took Long Islanders by surprise, claiming dozens of lives and turning the East End on its end. 80 years later, survivors recall vivid memories of the historic Long Island Express hurricane.
12/16/2018 On YouTube: A Forecasting Fulcrum: Insights From Dr. Louis W. Uccellini on the 1938 Hurricane | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: On October 3, 2018, Hofstra commemorated the 80th anniversary with a symposium, "Long Island Hurricanes on the 80th Anniversary of the 1938 Storm: Past, Present, and Future," at which Sea Grant tabled and provided its funded research on past hurricanes, and shared resources for hurricane preparedness.
12/16/2018 On YouTube: Destructive 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Draws to an End | Coastal Processes & Hazards - Press Release: According to NOAA, the season will be remembered most for hurricanes Florence and Michael, which caused significant damage in the southeastern U.S. In total, the season produced 15 named storms, including eight hurricanes of which two were “major” (Category 3, 4 or 5).
12/15/2018 On YouTube: Kathleen Fallon Shares Hurricane Information with Long Islanders | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Speaking to an audience seated below the historic flood level, NYSG's Kathleen Fallon shared information about forecasting, communications, and preparedness at the Hurricane Forum at the end of September.

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