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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.
04/21/2020 Earth Day at 50: New York Sea Grant looks at the past, present, and future | Education - News: In celebration of 50 years of Earth Day, NYSG joins NOAA, its federal parent agency, to examine some of its education programs that are making a measurable difference for the environment.
04/02/2020 In Media: The Canaries Along the Coast | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: By overlaying data from the FloodWatch program with 3-1-1 complaints, Waze reports and other reports, NYC has been able to build a more comprehensive picture of sunny day tidal flooding.
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 next issue, which is slated for release in late spring / early summer to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
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.
04/02/2020 In Media: Flooding Discussed at City Island Rising Meeting | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: The project, a partnership of the Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay and New York Sea Grant, uses citizen science to report flooding events in the Jamaica Bay watershed.
11/14/2019 In Photos: Resilience Professionals and Citizens Help Build Community Resilience at Flood Forum | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: Flooding poses significant risks to coastal communities in south Brooklyn and Queens, but it is just one of several challenges facing New York City’s coastal communities. Professionals from a variety of resilience-focused agencies offer insights on how homeowners can be prepared.
02/14/2020 In Media: RiSC - Students Become School Boiler-Room Sleuths to Assess Climate Change Risks | NYC - News: The Resilient Schools Consortium program provides an opportunity for students to not only learn about coastal resilience, but create projects and policy recommendations to directly address the challenges that lie ahead.
03/29/2019 On YouTube: Jamaica Bay Community Flood Watch Project | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: The program trains residents how to document flood data from places around Jamaica Bay. Information is then shared with scientists and city officials who address flooding concerns.
02/14/2020 On YouTube: CUNY TV's Simply Science Spotlights Jamaica Bay Flood Watch | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: On the early November 2019 edition of Simply Science, correspondent Andrew Falzon examines the Jamaica Bay Community Flood Watch Project Helen Cheng, NYSG's Coastal Resilience Specialist at CUNY Brooklyn's Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay.
03/01/2012 Nearly $2.4 Million for New York Sea Grant in 2012-2013 | Research - Press Release: NYSG has received a grant totaling $2.4 million for fiscal years 2012-2013 to fund its research, extension and education efforts on important coastal issues related to storm surges and flooding, seafood safety, wetland habitats, fisheries, and harmful algal blooms, among others.
08/29/2011 New York Times Blogs on NYSG-Funded SBU Researchers Tracking Hurricane Irene | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: As Hurricane Irene headed up the U.S. East Coast in late August 2011, New York Times environmental/climate-change reporter Andrew Revkin kept his Web visitors apprised of this force of nature via his interactive blog, Dot Earth.
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.
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.
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.
11/16/2019 Students Present Resiliency Guidelines at Final Resilient Schools Consortium Summit | NYC - News: The Resilient Schools Consortium program provides an opportunity for students to not only learn about coastal resilience, but create projects and policy recommendations to directly address the challenges that lie ahead.
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 ...
12/08/2018 On YouTube: Coastal Storm Warnings and Your Tipping Point | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: How do you evacuate from a hurricane? Investigators of a study funded through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Sea Grant’s Coastal Storm Awareness Program examine why residents in danger do not always evacuate before storms.
12/03/2018 2019 New York Seafood Summit | Seafood Science & Technology - News: The goal of the summit will be to convene a group of enthusiastic professionals with vested interest in seafood, in order to build active communications between the various sectors of the NY Seafood Industry.
08/21/2018 Climate Forum Presentations Inform Flooding Preparedness | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: The Climate Forum series seeks to create a dialogue between the community and agencies and researchers, and share information, resources, and perspectives.
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.
08/21/2018 Helen Cheng’s Jamaica Bay Podcast Series Tells Listeners About Life in the Bay | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: This collection of stories, each hosted by NYSG's Coastal Resilience Extension Specialist Helen Cheng, features the people that work, live, and play in Jamaica Bay, New York City.
08/16/2018 In Media, On YouTube: Campaign aims to bring climate science to every US high school | NYC - News: The Cornell-affiliated Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) has launched a new partnership with the NYSG program and is in the second phase of a crowdfunding campaign in its quest to bring climate change science to every U.S. high school.
12/09/2018 In Media, On YouTube: New York Sea Grant Introduces “Climate to Go” Bags at STEM Forum | NYC - News: At the three-day “Climate To-Go” workshop 20 teachers from K-12 public schools across New York City were introduced to climate change issues, extreme weather preparedness, and teaching methods for sharing climate science with their students.
02/28/2019 In Media: Historic building is hub for Cornell in NYC | NYC - News: Sea Grant is one of a handful of Cornell colleges, units and programs now with operations in one of the city's landmark skyscraper.
03/02/2019 In Media: Summit addresses climate change response for New York communities | Climate - News: The event included updates from researchers on community impacts and needs, and a session generating stakeholder input on an Extension Volunteer Climate Stewards Program.
04/25/2018 Inflatable Watercraft, Boat that Folds: NYSG Clean and Safe Educational Vessels for 2018 | Great Lakes Boating & Marine Trades - Press Release: “These unique floating vessels are considered boats and are subject to applicable boating laws and standards,” says NYSG's Dave White
09/13/2018 New York Coastlines, Late Summer - Early Fall 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.
02/13/2018 New York Sea Grant Hosts Second Seafood Summit in New York City | Seafood Safety and Technology - News: Discussions at this year’s summit include a variety of relevant topics regarding seafood in New York State, such as regulatory hurdles, productive and resilient systems, and seafood safety and quality.
04/01/2018 New York Sea Grant’s Seafood Summit Guides Action Points | Seafood Safety and Technology - News: The second-of-its-kind New York City-based event was held in collaboration with industry, academic and other professional seafood stakeholders.
03/07/2018 NYSG Aids in Launch of Storm-Resilient Schools Consortium, Plans for Springtime NYC Summit | NYC - Press Release: Funded through a 2016 NOAA grant, RiSC project's partners provide K-12 environmental literacy and climate resiliency plans for NYC’s schools that help students, faculty and districts prepare for a warming world.
10/30/2017 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.
02/25/2019 On YouTube: “Climate to Go” Science Education for New York City Teachers | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2019): NYSG expertise is helping New York City teachers, schools and communities proactively address climate change and resiliency
02/25/2019 On YouTube: Climate Masters: Supporting Climate Literacy, Adaptation, Resiliency in NY Communities | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2019): NYSG supports evidence-based education program development for local communities vulnerable to climate change impacts
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."
12/18/2018 On YouTube: Helping New York City Communities Address the Impacts of Climate Change | Jamaica Bay / NYC - Press Release: “Living in coastal cities presents unique hazards from water—from storm surge to extreme storms to storm water, ” said Kathy Bunting-Howarth, Interim Director of New York Sea Grant.
08/12/2018 On YouTube: Students Collaborate with Resilience Professionals at first RiSC Summit | NYC - News: The multi-year project builds on local resilience plans such as OneNYC and fosters new partnerships among K-12 schools, informal education institutions, government and non-profit organizations working on resilience planning and implementation.
11/21/2017 Residents Use Software to Envision Resilient Coastal Communities | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: Experts are using a new online tool focusing on “resiliency,” the ability of a community to bounce back from a shock—such as a hurricane or coastal flooding—that New York’s coastal regions may expect with climate change.
09/07/2018 Sea Grant Speaks of Coastal Stewardship, Awareness and Climate Education Along NYC's Shoreline | NYC - News: Sea Grant highlights some of its recent coastal education and climate awareness efforts in and around New York City, including support for the Waterfront Alliance's annual City of Water Day and Waterfront Conference.
03/24/2019 Variations in Tiny Undersea Habitats Greater than Previously Thought | Research - News: In a recent article published in PLoS ONE by NYSG-funded investigators, the authors ask how well marine scientists, statistically, describe reality. If samples are drawn from very geographically distant locations, what do they tell us?
05/28/2014 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.
07/03/2013 Currents E-Newsletter to Feature Update on Coastal Change Education Materials for Metro NY Area | NYC - News: Liberty and Ellis Islands were both closed indefinitely after Sandy while the National Park Service (NPS) assessed post-storm damage. NPS re-opened the Statue of Liberty on July 4, 2013.
09/23/2013 EPA, LISS and NYSG Encourage Thousands to 'Toast the Coast' for National Estuaries Day | NYC - News: Celebrate the 25th annual National Estuaries Day with a nationwide “Toast the Coast” via social media and at Alley Pond Environmental Center's Little Neck Bay Festival.
06/30/2016 Get On The Water with NYC's City of Water Day | NYC - News: The Waterfront Alliance once again emphasizes the importance of public access to New York City and New Jersey's waterways via its City of Water Day celebration on Saturday, July 16, 2016.
08/29/2012 Hurricane Isaac: NOAA Updates, Reflections on Irene and Katrina | Hurricane Education - News: Hurricane Isaac, which made a second landfall near Port Fourchon, LA earlier today (August 29, 2012) and is moving inland over southeast Louisiana, has many concerned about storm surge and flooding. The hurricane comes about seven years after Katrina hit the United States and a year since Irene.
07/13/2017 In Photos: NYSG's Estuary Education & Underwater Exploration Highlight 10th Annual NYC City of Water | NYC - News: Free opportunities to learn rowing, kayaking, paddle-boarding and more are also offered at the region's biggest harbor festival.
06/29/2017 In Photos: NYSG's Jamaica Bay Specialist in Two Cornell-in-the-City Magazine Feature Stories | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: Cornell University puts the spotlight on New York City, including New York Sea Grant's efforts in and around Jamaica Bay.
09/15/2017 In Photos: Sea Grant SUBMERGE-S Into Clean & Safe Boating, Severe Storm Safety at NYC Festival | NYC - News: Test out our "inflat-fleet" and learn how a mapping exercise can help you to be more coastal resilient at this annual marine science festival on Hudon River Park's Pier 26.
12/18/2014 Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance's City of Water Day: Making Urban Waterways Accessible to All | NYC - News: "City of Water Day is all about fun and recognizing the potential of the untapped resource that is our harbor," said MWA President and CEO Roland Lewis.
09/25/2017 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...

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