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Research & Monitoring

Links to Long Island Sound Research Programs

CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Long Island Sound Fund

Describes current and past research projects (as well as education, public access and habitat restoration projects) funded by CTDEEP’s Long Island Sound License Plate Program. Visit website

CT Sea Grant Research Program

Describes current and past research projects funded by CT Sea Grant. Visit website

Long Island Sound Resource Center

Visitors can learn about scientific research, access data, view interactive maps, search literature related to the Sound, browse a directory of organizations and information sources, or look for locations to access the Sound. (sponsored by the University of Connecticut and Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection). Visit website

NY Sea Grant Research Program

Describes current and past research projects funded by NY Sea Grant. Visit website

US Geological Survey Studies in Long Island Sound

Describes USGS research on the benthic (sea floor) habitats of Long Island Sound. Visit website

Yale Peabody Museum Scientific Publications

Includes a free download of a 1956 research paper on Long Island Sound published by Gordon Riley of the Yale University Bingham Oceanographic Laboratory. Visit website

Nutrient Remediation Workshop

The International Workshop on Bioextractive Technologies for Nutrient Remediation explored the potential benefit of seaweed and shellfish cultivation and harvest for nutrient mitigation in nearshore estuarine environments. Details

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