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lONG ISLAND SOUND WEB RESOURCES - some of Dr. Breslin's favorites

  • Save the Sound Save the Sound is a non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration, protection, and appreciation of Long Island Sound and its watershed through advocacy, education and research.
  • Long Island Sound Study The Long Island Sound Study (LISS) is a cooperative effort involving researchers, regulators, user groups, and other concerned organizations and individuals working together to protect and improve the health of the Sound by implementing the Sound's Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan completed in 1994.
  • MYSound Real-time weather, water quality, and wave data from Long Island Sound.
  • US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 1 On this Web site you can learn about what Long Island Sound is and where to find information about the vast array of environmental issues that impact the Sound.
  • Connecticut Sea Grant Connecticut Sea Grant (CTSG) collaborates with maritime industries and coastal communities to identify needs, and fund research, outreach, and educational activities that have special relevance to Connecticut and Long Island Sound.
  • New York Sea Grant The New York Sea Grant College Program (NYSG) is one of 30 National Sea Grant College Programs. Created by Congress in 1966, Sea Grant combines university, government, business, and industry expertise to address coastal and Great Lakes needs. Funding is provided by New York State through the SUNY and Cornell University educational systems and federally by the parent agency of the U. S. Department of Commerce, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
  • Schooner Sound Learning Schooner is a private, non-profit marine education organization dedicated to the conservation of the environment, particularly Long Island Sound and the rivers of Connecticut, and appreciation of their culture, history, and future.
  • Tide Charts Individual monthly tide charts for 150 harbors from Eastport, Maine, to Greenwich, Conn.
  • United States Geological Survey USGS Studies in Long Island Sound: Geology, Contaminants, and Environmental Issues.
  • Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Long Island Sound The Office of Long Island Sound Programs administers and coordinates programs within the Department of Environmental Protection which have an impact on Long Island Sound and related coastal lands and waters.
  • Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, The Long Island Sound Water Quality Monitoring Program During the summer of 2004 the Long Island Sound Water Quality Monitoring Program continued the modified summertime hypoxia monitoring.


  • NASA Goddard This is NASA's Earth and Remote Sensing Center in Maryland. They host a wide variety of earth and remote sensing projects and programs.
  • NASA WorldWind is a remote-sensing image browser for the virtual earth. Scenes use NASA remote sensing data/imagery from a variety of satellites.
  • Google-Earth (formerly Keyhole) GoogleEarth is a Google (the search engine's) site that allows you to zoom, pan, and fly around a digital elevation model of select locations (all of Connecticut). The elevation model is draped with 2004 satellite and aerial imagery, giving you a real sense of place. Like taking a balloon ride over the landscape.
  • Terraserver Terraserver is literally a "terra-byte" server hosting an immense amount of map and imagery data covering most of the United States. Simply plug in a zip code and get maps and imagery of almost anywhere in the United States.
  • Google Maps This is another Google product that allows you to pan and zoom into a much larger continuous area than previously possible with other online mapping sites.