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09/22/2020 NYSG's “Currents Clips” Win 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.
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.
02/23/2016 New York Sea Grant Welcomes Helen Cheng as Jamaica Bay Coastal Resilience Specialist | Jamaica Bay / NYC - Press Release: a new outreach program zeros in on community engagement and research efforts to enhance resilience for the communities within the Jamaica Bay Watershed.
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 that fall to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
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.
06/13/2011 NOAA's Dr. Jane Lubchenco Visits NYSG | : Meet and Greet for Dr. Jane Lubchenco with New York Sea Grant and Partners at Stony Brook Universit...
12/06/2019 New York Coastlines, Fall 2019 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the fall 2019 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-February 2020 to our e-subscribers. We'll send you the issue before it's online in early March.
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.
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.
04/02/2020 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.
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.
03/14/2020 Jamaica Bay Community Flood Watch Project | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2020): A citizen-community science program launched by NYSG documents coastal flooding in the face of rising sea levels and changing climate conditions
03/14/2020 Piloting a Statewide Framework for Monitoring NY’s Shoreline Features | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2020): Natural and nature-based features are included in a statewide framework piloted by NYSG and partners for monitoring the effectiveness of a variety of shoreline management practices
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.
02/14/2020 In Media: Citizen Scientists on the Flood Watch | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: The on-the-ground data about floods supplied by community volunteers informs and improves computer models and maps created by research institutions and government agencies.
02/14/2020 On Air: Communicating the Impacts on New York City and the Courses of Action | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: A discussion with Helen Cheng, NYSG's coastal resilience specialist, on the risks New York City faces in a changing climate, and potential community-driven solutions
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.
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.
11/22/2019 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.
11/19/2019 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.
03/01/2019 On Air: NYSG's Jamaica Bay Specialist Discusses the Value of Coastal Resiliency | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: In the latest 30-minute "Locally Sourced Science" podcast, the host explores how natural systems can coincide with people. Joining in the discussion is NYSG's Coastal Resilience Specialist Helen Cheng.
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.
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.
10/23/2017 New York Coastlines, Fall 2017 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Features include: How Does Sea Grant Benefit You? ... Surveying Lake Ontario Basin communities about springtime flooding ... Are you prepared for the next hurricane or severe storm? ... Also Upcoming Events and other NYSG research, extension and education stories.
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.
05/11/2018 New York Coastlines, Spring 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
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?
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.
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.
04/17/2013 NYSG 'Greens Up' 2013 Earth Day Fests in NYC, on Long Island | Education - News: There are plenty of stewardship and green-friendly activities and events to go around, from Stony Brook University on Long Island to Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn. NYSG will be in attendance at Earth Day festivals on both campuses, with resources and news on current stewardship activities and initiatives.
03/06/2017 Publications: Success Stories | Extension - 2017: What impacts do Sea Grant have in New York State? New fact sheets show a variety of coastal ecosystem and economic benefits.
09/25/2017 Sea Grant Helps Local NYC Communities Better Prepare for Hurricanes | Jamaica Bay / NYC - News: Five years post-Sandy, Helen Cheng says the superstorm “still looms in the memories of our stakeholders, but I’m looking forward to working with groups to help them prepare for coastal hazards and to be resilient for the next big storm.”

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