Prepared by the University of Connecticut and the Connecticut DEP, with the support of researchers and organizations throughout the Long Island Sound watershed.
Establishing restoration objectives for eelgrass in Long Island Sound

Available Data Organized by Location

Kremer Habitat Characterization Data Set - many sites
** Summary files contain links to the daily files and must be kept in the same directory as the daily files (or links will need to be edited).
Temperature, Salinity, Dissolved Oxygen, Depth, Kd, Secchi Depth, Sediment % Organics, Nutrients, Chlorophyll, Phaeopigments, Zooplankton, Water Column Productivity, Macrophytes, GPS coordinates
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Banister Habitat Characterization Data Set - Pawcatuck River and LNB
Temperature, Salinity, Dissolved Oxygen, Depth, Secchi Depth, Nutrients, Fecal Coliform, Frolule Color Scale, Tidal Motion, Tidal Speed, GPS coordinates
Banister Macrophyte (SAV) Survey Data Set - Little Narragansett Bay
Temperature, Salinity, Dissolved Oxygen, Depth, Bottom Type, Macrophytes, Fauna, GPS coordinates
Grimsey/Millstone Habitat Characterization Data Set - Niantic River
Temperature, Salinity, Dissolved Oxygen, pH, Depth, Secchi Depth, Nutrients, Station Names
Yarish Eelgrass Survey Data Set - many sites
Eelgrass distribution in LIS: historical occurrences and 1993-1995 field survey. GIS files, read the .doc files for metadata, .dbf files can be opened in Excel.

Listed By Site

filefilesizeresearchercontents
LIS Eelgrass Distribution
1993-1995 & historical data
141 kb Yarish 30 files, GIS format, metadata included
Hammonassett River 2002 2.00 MB Kremer 3 daily files, 1 summary file
Mumford Cove 1999 1.34 MB Kremer 4 daily files, 1 summary file
Mumford Cove 2002 1.24 MB Kremer 3 daily files, 1 summary file
Mumford Cove 2003 1.60 MB Kremer 6 daily files, 1 summary file
Mumford Cove 2004 1.31 MB Kremer 3 daily files, 1 summary file
Niantic River 1999 1.06 MB Kremer 4 daily files, 1 summary file
Niantic River 2000 1.20 MB Kremer 6 daily files, 1 summary file
Niantic River 2001 1.17 MB Kremer 6 daily files, 1 summary file
Niantic River 2002 - 2003 596 kb Grimsey / Millstone 1 file with 39 days of data
Niantic River 2002 0.97 MB Kremer 3 daily files, 1 summary file
Niantic River 2003 1.41 MB Kremer 6 daily files, 1 summary file
Niantic River 2004 1.42 MB Kremer 5 daily files, 1 summary file
Ninigret Pond 1999 1.39 MB Kremer 4 daily files, 1 summary file
Ninigret Pond 2000 1.42 MB Kremer 5 daily files, 1 summary file
Ninigret Pond 2001 1.50 MB Kremer 6 daily files, 1 summary file
Ninigret Pond 2002 1.30 MB Kremer 3 daily files, 1 summary file
Ninigret Pond 2003 1.35 MB Kremer 3 daily files, 1 summary file
Pawcatuck River 1994-2001 95 kb Banister 1 file with multiple days
Little Narragansett Bay
SAV survey 1998
271 kb Banister 1 file with multiple days
Pawcatuck River 1999 1.66 MB Kremer 4 daily files, 1 summary file
Pawcatuck River 2000 1.70 MB Kremer 5 daily files, 1 summary file
Pawcatuck River 2001 1.79 MB Kremer 6 daily files, 1 summary file
Pawcatuck River 2002 1.57 MB Kremer 3 daily files, 1 summary file
Pawcatuck River 2003 1.71 MB Kremer 4 daily files, 1 summary file
Pawcatuck River 2004 2.00 MB Kremer 5 daily files, 1 summary file
Quonochontaug Pond 1999 1.99 MB Kremer 4 daily files, 1 summary file

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