Ten Fellows spent their summer investigating the complex dynamics of resilience in Jamaica Bay and connecting with key stakeholders. In keeping with the Institute’s emphasis on connectivity and the cross-pollination of ideas and research, 2016 saw the inauguration of a Summer
The Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay is pleased to announce that, in partnership with the Waterfront Alliance, the Institute has been awarded a Rockefeller Foundation grant to evaluate the Waterfront Edge Design Guidelines (WEDG) program. Released in 2015, WEDG is a
We are pleased to announce that Prospects for Resilience: Insights from New York City’s Jamaica Bay (9781610917339/$40.00) from Island Press is finally available! Drawing on lessons from New York City’s Jamaica Bay, the book takes a comprehensive look at efforts
The Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay, in joint with Princeton University, wants to know about the local perspectives and views of flooding in Jamaica Bay neighborhoods and how residents value different flood protection options. Our goal is to also understand
Upcoming Symposium: June 15th-16th, 2016 Register to Attend The biennial State of the Bay symposia series was initiated through a mandate of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection’s Jamaica Bay Watershed Protection Plan to bring together scientists, decision makers, and
CUNY and SRIJB soon home to new research vessel We are excited to announce that the City University of New York in collaboration with the Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay (Institute), is contracting with Derecktor Shipyards of Mamaroneck,
From the Director These are exciting times at the Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay (Institute). We are ushering in new staff, catalyzing new research, and convening agencies, communities, and scientists, all towards a central purpose – a resilient
Spotlight on Helen Cheng The Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay (SRIJB) and New York Sea Grant are happy to announce the arrival of Helen Cheng as the Specialist for the New York Sea Grant’s Jamaica Bay Coastal Resilience.
This summer, Brooklyn College will introduce a field course that will provide students with an overview of urban watershed and aquatic resource management. Leaning on the resources made available by the Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay, the class—Environmental
Funding Opportunity for Researchers, Graduate and Undergraduate Students The Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay (Institute) intends to offer funding in 2016 to a limited number of graduate students and researchers ranging from $5,000-$10,000 and undergraduate internships at $4,500.