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09/08/2016 NOAA and Sea Grant Fund $800K in Ocean Acidification Research | Research - Press Release: Studies from Maine to New York will help investigators gain a better understanding of effects of ocean changes on iconic Northeast marine life.
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 NYSG, Cornell Climate Smart Solutions Program Develop Climate Stewards Volunteer Program | Hudson River Estuary - Press Release: Efforts are underway to develop the Climate Stewards curriculum with continued input from relevant stakeholders.
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.
03/31/2020 On Air: NYSG's new Hudson Estuary Specialist Talks with CCE Podcasters | Hudson River Estuary - News: New York Sea Grant is helping to develop curriculum fro the Climate Stewards Volunteer program that teaches the basics of climate science
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.
02/09/2020 Refuge Areas Could Protect Prized Fisheries in a Changing Climate | Research - News: How climate change might impact some aquatic organisms in New York’s waters was the focus of a recently-completed NYSG-funded study led by SBU SoMAS researcher Christopher Gobler.
12/14/2014 WWWhat's Trending: NOAA and Sea Grant on Being "Climate Resilient" | Coastal Processes & Hazards - New: It was quite a packed second-half of 2014 for discussions on the topic of climate change. NOAA developed a new Climate Resilience Toolkit and, though several of its offices, provides climate data on a daily, weekly and quarterly basis via its web site and social media platforms and annually via its "State of Climate Report."
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.
02/03/2019 NYSG and DEC Announce Nearly $570,000 in New York Ocean Research Grants | NY Ocean Action Plan - Press Release: Funded research grants— awarded to three investigative teams including Stony Brook University, CUNY York College, and the Wildlife Conservation Society—support New York’s Ocean Action Plan.
02/23/2019 In Media: Two SBU Teams Awarded Ocean Research Grants to Study Waters off NY | NY Ocean Action Plan - Press Release: Nearly $570,000 in ocean research grants have been awarded to three investigative teams, two of which are from Stony Brook University. The teams will work to identify the biodiversity of the offshore ecosystem of the New York Bight and investigate the species and uses of New York’s ocean environment.
04/02/2019 NYSG Featured in NYSDEC's 2016-2018 Great Lakes Program Progress Report | New York's Great Lakes - News: People and communities are benefiting from collaborative projects, including a number of them with Sea Grant, to restore New York's Great Lakes resources
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.
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 ...
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.
08/29/2018 In Media: NYSG's New Wave of Research at Stony Brook University, Cornell | Research - News: Scientists are seeking solutions for harmful algal blooms and better aquatic invasive species detection, as well as ocean acidification, flood risk, and a pervasive microbic food-borne pathogen.
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.
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.
12/11/2018 New York Sea Grant Attends NYC Climate Action Summit | Climate - News: The Local Climate Action Summit, held in New York City during Climate Week NYC in late September, focused on the challenges and opportunities facing local communities in the Northeastern United States because of climate change.
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.
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
12/18/2018 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.
04/19/2018 Over $1.1M for New York Sea Grant Research in 2018-2019 | Research - Press Release: Scientists are seeking solutions for harmful algal blooms and better aquatic invasive species detection, as well as ocean acidification, flood risk, and a pervasive microbic food-borne pathogen.
04/19/2018 Photographs Influence Perceptions of Hurricane Risk | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: Recently-published research 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.
09/07/2018 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.
08/22/2018 The Climate Change – Nitrogen – Salt Marsh Puzzle | Research - News: In her recent paper, published in Ecosphere, written with Anne Liberti and Stephen Baines, and funded in part by NYSG, Mary Alldred and her team studied factors of salt marsh health, in particular salinity—the amount of salt dissolved in the water—as well as nitrogen content.
04/18/2019 Visualizing Coastal Change | NYC - News: NY Sea Grant’s mapping efforts provide educational resources across the Hudson Valley and Metro New York
04/19/2018 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.
12/14/2014 Covering Climate Change in the Classroom | Hudson River Estuary - News: During a a mid-November '14 workshop with experts and educators, NYSG and its partners explored climate change and its impacts in the Hudson Valley. A new teaching curricula for educators also made its debut at the event.
11/17/2014 Hudson River Estuary Climate Change Lesson Project | Hudson River Estuary - News: This lesson plan series is designed to help middle school students understand climate and weather basics and explore climate change related issues close to home in the Hudson River Valley.
08/26/2017 In Photos: Changes in the Ocean Affect Economically Important Shellfish | Research - News: Stony Brook University investigator Chris Gobler and his team are collecting information that could foretell the fate of New York’s three most valuable bivalve fishery species: hard clams, eastern oysters and bay scallops.
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...
05/17/2017 New Climate Forum Series Bridges the Gap Between the Science and NYC Coastal Communities | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: The objective of these forums is to enhance the public’s awareness of climate-related coastal events and how they link to short-term weather threats.
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.
10/27/2016 New York Sea Grant's Jamaica Bay Specialist Launches NYC-based Climate Forum Series | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: We focused this inaugural discussion on improving storm preparations for the summer to fall/winter transition. Also, NYSG's Jamaica Bay Specialist is profiled by a local media source.
03/25/2014 NOAA Provides Future Flood Zones for New York City | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: If mid-century projections of sea level rise prove true for NYC, NOAA reports that 4X as many people may be living in the 100-year floodplain than were previously estimated based only on observed changes.
04/09/2010 NOAA Sea Grant and Climate Change: Resources | Coastal Processes & Hazards - News: NOAA and NYSG sponsor a "Climate Change Literacy Workshop for Extension Educators" August 3-4, 2010 at Cornell U.

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