Filter By Date
NYSG's Social Media Review: January - December 2016
By Paul F on Jan 6, 2017 at 1:13 PM

If you're a subscriber to our e-list,, then you likely received the Summer 2016 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines / Currents (Table of Contents | Constant Contact Version). Our next issue is slated for release by late Winter 2017.

As we publish our e-newsletter 1-2 times a year, we supplement it with a monthly "Social Media Review" blog (at, which serves as an e-digest of top stories trending at New York Sea Grant (NYSG) as well as our program's federal parent agency, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), as well as its various line offices and partner organizations.

Below you will find links to the issues of that e-digest in this, our "Social Media Year in Review" for 2016.

Also, here's where you can keep tabs on our latest coastal science news via ...

  • Homepage Tabs: In addition to what's featured in the rotating image bar, new content is quickly indexed in this section on our Homepage—top New York Sea Grant news stories are filed under "Featured" and new social media entries can be found respectively under the "YouTube," "Blog," "Facebook" and "Twitter" tabs. Some users who are not yet subscribers of our social media platforms find these tabs useful. And it's a plus if after perusing the content in these tabs encourages folks to start following us on any and all of those platforms.

  • Currents: This section of our Homepage offers any new announcements as well as the best ways to stay connected to NYSG and its content, which, from the looks of our #TrendingTopics area, ranges from clean/safe boating and coastal youth education to climate change, seafood safety and many other topics in-between.

  • News: Subscribe to our RSS news feed alert feature for our Currents (News) and / or Press Releases via the orange and white button found in the "Follow Us" section at the top of any page on our Web site. The links to these news feeds are, respectively, and

  • Funding Opportunities: You can keep tabs on our fellowships and requests for proposals at or via our RSS news feed alert feature,

  • Social Media: Also found in the "Follow Us section at the top of any page on our Web site are links to our social media channels: Facebook (, Twitter ( and YouTube (


December 22, 2016

CLIMATE DE-ICES SANTA'S RUNWAY >>> NOAA's latest Arctic Report Card details climate linkages with the massive decline in sea ice and snow being seen ... Also in NYSG's "Social Media Review": Winter safety tips, a summary of 2016's hurricane season as well as the latest stats on drought and climate ... NYSG wraps-up its own recent news, including a new round of fellowship opportunities. More >>

November 23, 2016

SUNRISE, SUNSET FOR STORMY WEATHER >>> As Hurricane season wanes, winter's snow storms wax. NOAA offers its outlook for the season, a e-tool to see when you might expect your first snowfall and how might La Nina impact our weather in the coming months. Also, the latest U.S. and global climate and U.S. drought data and much more ... More >>

September 9, 2016

STORMY WEATHER AHEAD? >>> Although summer is winding down, the U.S. hurricane season is heating up. NOAA has the latest severe storm predictions as well as fall weather safety tips and current U.S. and global climate and U.S. drought data. More >>

July 22, 2016

SUMMER'S HEATING UP >>> As much of the U.S. grapples with higher summer temperatures during this"heat dome" period, NOAA finds the nation experienced its warmest June on record. Also in this issue: Tips on heat safety, swimming safe, marine debris, ocean protection and severe storm preparedness; Stats on drought and disasters. And NYSG offers its top news stories from the last month, which include funding and training opportunities as well as chance to provide your feedback on the focal points of our coastal science research and education program. More >>

June 10, 2016

The Atlantic Hurricane Season has begun and NYSG has you covered when it comes to being prepared. In addition to offering severe storm awareness tips, studies on human behavior when responding to these storms and the 2016 seasonal outlook, this month's review offers U.S. and global climate and drought figures from NOAA, some background on the impact of harmful algal blooms and what you can do to both swim safely this summer and protect our nation's waterways. More >>

May 6, 2016

CHECKING OFF THE LIST >>> Under the spotlight are NOAA's U.S. climate and drought figures, global climate data, citizen science opportunities and severe storm awareness ... Also, NYSG has upcoming events, stewardship activities, funding opportunities, everyday "Earth Day" tips. More >>

April 8, 2016

THE FIRST 50 >>> NOAA's National Sea Grant College Program begins its year-long look back over its last 50 years of "Bringing Science to America's Shores" ... NYSG has upcoming events, stewardship activities and funding opportunities ... Also, all the climate, weather and drought news trending at NOAA and its line offices (including Sea Grant). More >>

March 4, 2016

ALL ABOARD >>> Get a glimpse into what went on at the Central New York Boat Show last week as NYSG prepares its education program for this year's upcoming boating season ... The National Sea Grant College Program begins its year-long 50th Anniversary campaign ... Also, all the climate, weather and drought news trending at NOAA and its line offices (including Sea Grant). More >>

February 5, 2016

PERPLEXED PUNXSUTAWNEY? >>> Phil didn't see his shadow earlier this week, but how is his track record when it comes to predicting the duration of our winter? Also, get the latest climate and weather news and a wrap-up of the coastal science stories making headlines at NOAA, Sea Grant and other line offices. More >>

January 8, 2016

A CHILLING MUST-READ >>> We've begun a new year (2016) and a new season (winter), and so year-end climate and weather news tops this first wrap-up of the coastal science stories making headlines at NOAA and its line offices (including Sea Grant). Also, we have student fellowship opportunities and upcoming stewardship activities. More >>

Add your comment... Name: Email (not displayed):
RadEditor - HTML WYSIWYG Editor. MS Word-like content editing experience thanks to a rich set of formatting tools, dropdowns, dialogs, system modules and built-in spell-check.
RadEditor's components - toolbar, content area, modes and modules
Toolbar's wrapper  
Content area wrapper
RadEditor's bottom area: Design, Html and Preview modes, Statistics module and resize handle.
It contains RadEditor's Modes/views (HTML, Design and Preview), Statistics and Resizer
Editor Mode buttonsStatistics moduleEditor resizer
RadEditor's Modules - special tools used to provide extra information such as Tag Inspector, Real Time HTML Viewer, Tag Properties and other.
Your comment will appear once it has been approved by SeaGrant.

Home *  What is NYSG? *  Research *  Extension *  Education *  News & Events *  Publications
  Grants & Policies * Staff * NYSG Sites *  Related Sites * (631) 632-6905

Problems viewing our Site? Questions About our Site's Social Media / Other Features? - See Our Web Guidelines

For NYSG Staff ... Site Administration