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State of the Bay: Past, Present and Future - Revisited

Scientists share Jamaica Bay research results with the public

 
The State of the Bay symposium in October 2011 attracted over 250 scientists and citizens.

The State of the Bay symposium in October 2011 attracted over 250 scientists and citizens.

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On October 20, 2011, the symposium State of the Bay: Past, Present and Future - Revisited took place at Brooklyn College. The symposium was sponsored by National Park Service, New York City Department of Environmental Protection and Brooklyn College.

Gateway hopes continue the sharing of research by hosting a series of symposia every few years. Scroll down to listen to audio files of the first two presentations.

To all who presented and to all those who attended: thank you! Please e-mail us your feedback. Let us know what you liked, what you did not and what you would like to hear about next time.

 

Symposium materials (.pdf):

Symposium booklet
Pages will appear out of order on the screen as the file is meant to be printed double sided and folded in the middle.

Presentation schedule (Day 1)

Tour route (Day 2)

Presentations

 

 

 
Salt marshes such as these play a key role in the water quality of Jamaica Bay.
The health of Jamaica Bay is subject to the effects of being surrounded by millions of people.  Stakeholders continue to look for ways to improve the conditions in the bay through research and transformation efforts.
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