Jamaica Bay and the surrounding waters will be New York City’s internationally recognized symbol of resilient life and livelihoods



Produce integrated knowledge that increases biodiversity, well-being, and adaptive capacity in coastal communities and waters surrounding Jamaica Bay and New York City.


Core Principles

1. Produce credible, salient, and legitimate science and information

2. Respect different forms of knowledge within and outside of science

3. Catalyze new ideas and theories through both basic and user-driven science

4. Provide critical and constructive scientific expertise