The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Sea Grant College Program (Sea Grant) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2024 class of the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. The 85 early-career professionals selected will be placed in federal government offices throughout Washington, D.C., and join the over 1,600 individuals who have participated in the program since its inception in 1979.
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Michael Ciaramella works with New York’s seafood industry, regulatory agencies and food and nutrition professionals on issues related to seafood safety, quality and marketing. Photo
New York Sea Grant (NYSG) received two Legal Capacity Building grants from the National Sea Grant Law Center to explore the creation of a New
Paul C. Focazio, New York Sea Grant Five years post-Sandy, Helen Cheng says the superstorm “still looms in the memories of our stakeholders, but I’m
“I was always obsessed with sharks,” says Sagarese, who would find skate and dogfish (mud shark) carcasses as a kid and take them home for science experiments. “My mom loved keeping them in the freezer!
” I am focusing on identifying needs in the areas of outreach and education, as well as the production, safety, sustainability and marketability of seafood.”
Hurricane Preparedness Week: Public Listening Sessions to Help Create First-Ever Climatology Resource for Lake Ontario
New York Sea Grant is asking people along Lake Ontario and North Sandy Pond to share stories and photos of storm events to help local communities better assess risk, build storm resiliency, and reduce future storm damage and recovery expenses.
With the summer season fast approaching, New York Sea Grant offers safe boating tips and gives a sneak peak at its related campaign, which, now in its ninth season, has reached over a half-a-million people.
New York Sea Grant received funding from NOAA's Coastal Storms Program through a Sea Grant competition to study historic storm events along the eastern shore of Lake Ontario. The project will create a climatological event database to better assist risk projection to help communities increase their storm event resiliency.
Harmful algal blooms or HABs are increasing in many areas and while people may be getting sick, dogs are actually dying. New York Sea Grant has put together informative brochures and fact sheets to help people understand how to keep their beloved pets safe.
Katherine E. Bunting-Howarth (Kathy) became the Associate Director for New York Sea Grant and an Assistant Director for Cornell Cooperative Extension in April of 2011. She leads a group of talented Extension Associates located in a number of offices along the many diverse coasts of New York State.
As New York Sea Grant's Web Content Manager, Paul Focazio oversees the development and production of New York Sea Grant's Web site, e-newsletter (Currents) and all social media platforms. The program's virtual presence not only includes downloads of NYSG's Coastlines newsletter, for which Focazio writes, but also features sub-sites for all extension staff and a number of special research and education initiatives.
David White is the Recreation/Tourism Specialist and Great Lakes Program Coordinator for the New York Sea Grant Extension Program. Dave has been with Sea Grant since November of 1984 and is located at the State University of New York College at Oswego.
New York Sea Grant provided real-time information on the track, intensity and aftermath of Superstorm Sandy via social media when other outlet lost power. The program's award-winning year-long "science behind the storm" story series and related YouTube clips reached over 14,300 visitors on Facebook alone.
Connecticut Sea Grant, New Jersey Sea Grant, and New York Sea Grant have awarded funds totaling $1.4 million to support ten social science research projects to improve community understanding and response to coastal storm hazard information as part of NOAA Sea Grant’s Coastal Storm Awareness Program.
Nine project were selected from New Jersey, New York and Connecticut Sea Grant Connecticut Sea Grant, New Jersey Sea Grant, and New York Sea Grant have funded