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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
01/23/2021 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.
12/25/2020 In Media: The Growing Risk of High Tide Flooding to NYC Communities | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: Through a network of volunteers, NYSG and SRIJB's Community Flood Watch Project is documenting and reporting flooding in coastal communities.
12/24/2020 In Media: Green v. Gray - Monitoring Different Shoreline Features Along New York’s Coasts | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: Partners and a range of stakeholders have developed and piloted a draft statewide monitoring framework to assess the potential of nature-based features to help coastal communities in the face of rising sea levels.
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.
12/20/2020 In Photos: Even on Sunny (and Wintery) Days, Floods in NYC Cause Distress | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: NYC’s coastal communities are facing more frequent weather disruptions such as floods, which, according to a new research brief on “Flood Watch Social Impacts,” is a hazard that will continue to increase in its severity due to sea level rise.
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.
10/27/2020 On Air: Community Flood Watch Project Engages Residents in Reporting and Mitigation | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: This October 2020 episode explores a NYSG-led community science project aimed at mitigating the impacts of flooding in Jamaica Bay, NY.
10/23/2020 New York Sea Grant Welcomes Katie Graziano as Jamaica Bay Coastal Resilience Specialist | Jamaica Bay / NYC - Press Release: “Flood Watch” Project, an community science-driven initiative in collaboration with NYC Mayor’s Office of Resilience, is a focus in Oct. 27th Cornell “Extension Out Loud” Podcast
10/04/2020 On Air: New York City Residents Document Sea-level rise in Coastal Neighborhoods | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: Tidal flooding is getting worse as sea levels rise, and it’s important to know how people are affected. So, as part of the Community Flood Watch Project, residents document and report flooding.
10/04/2020 In Media: Environmental Group Speaks with CB 10 about Community Flood Watch Project | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: The Community Flood Watch Project uses citizen science to report flooding events in the Jamaica Bay watershed.
10/03/2020 On YouTube: RiSC Program Helps NYC Students Learn How to Build a Climate Resilient Future | NYC - News: “In a world where extreme weather events, hurricanes and wildfires are ravaging communities and disproportionately threatening already vulnerable populations, programs like RiSC are urgently needed.”
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.
08/07/2020 On YouTube: Small Grant Project Supports Fishing Clinic in Brooklyn | Marine Fisheries Resource Center: Small Grants - News: Through a NYSDEC-NYSG small grant program, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy received $15,000 to lead a partnership that engages student anglers in data collection targeting key recreational fish in the East River.
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 On YouTube: Discussing High Tide Flooding with NYC Students on BioBus Virtual Town Hall | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: The audience, primarily made up of elementary and middle school students, submitted a number of questions that Cheng answered live, including an explanation of "what is high tide flooding?"
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.
04/07/2020 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.
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.
04/02/2020 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.
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.
02/14/2020 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
03/29/2019 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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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
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 ...
12/18/2018 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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