New York Sea Grant http://wrvo.org en New survey hopes to boost Oswego County tourism industry http://wrvo.org/post/new-survey-hopes-boost-oswego-county-tourism-industry <p></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:15:25 +0000 Gino Geruntino 52496 at http://wrvo.org New survey hopes to boost Oswego County tourism industry Asian carp could pose real threat to Great Lakes ecosystem http://wrvo.org/post/asian-carp-could-pose-real-threat-great-lakes-ecosystem <p>The threat of Asian Carp entering the Great Lakes has been talked about for years. While the potential of the invasive species on the lakes has not been fully determined, environmentalists are concerned the fish could hurt the lakes' ecosystem.<br /><br />Dave White, with New York Sea Grant, says big head and silver carp have been detected very close to the Great Lakes, so the risk of a flood introducing them into the lakes is always present.<br /> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 21:52:02 +0000 Gino Geruntino 46176 at http://wrvo.org Asian carp could pose real threat to Great Lakes ecosystem Should a ship be deliberately sunk in Lake Ontario? http://wrvo.org/post/should-ship-be-deliberately-sunk-lake-ontario <p></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 20:50:32 +0000 Gino Geruntino 45162 at http://wrvo.org Should a ship be deliberately sunk in Lake Ontario? Research torpedo away: vehicle collecting data on Lake Ontario http://wrvo.org/post/research-torpedo-away-vehicle-collecting-data-lake-ontario <p>A<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> small cylinder armed with research equipment is bobbing through Lake Ontario this week. It’s collecting data from a seasonal temperature barrier known as a thermal bar.</span> Thu, 16 May 2013 20:08:05 +0000 Ryan Delaney 37964 at http://wrvo.org Research torpedo away: vehicle collecting data on Lake Ontario Are central & northern NY prepared for a storm like Sandy? http://wrvo.org/post/are-central-northern-ny-prepared-storm-sandy <p>As life starts to get back to normal in the parts of New York and New Jersey that were devastated by Hurricane Sandy, other areas of the country are asking themselves if they could have weathered that kind of storm. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 22:30:43 +0000 Catherine Loper 29849 at http://wrvo.org Groups hope for post-election focus on environment http://wrvo.org/post/groups-hope-post-election-focus-environment <p>While environmental issues did not play a prominent role in this year's presidential election, some activists were cheered when the president mentioned global warming in his election night speech. And one area group says this is a crucial time in determining how the federal government will focus on issues of climate, pollution, water levels and invasive species. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 15:06:37 +0000 Catherine Loper 29008 at http://wrvo.org Groups hope for post-election focus on environment New boating technology availible for the St. Lawrence River http://wrvo.org/post/new-boating-technology-availible-st-lawrence-river <p>A new global observation technology has been developed to help recreational boaters on the St. Lawrence River.</p><p>This new tool, developed by New York Sea Grant and the Great Lakes Observing System, allows recreational boaters to access information about the river's current as well as water depth. Dave White with New York Sea Grant explained how this technology works.</p> Sat, 08 Sep 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Catherine Loper 25656 at http://wrvo.org