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Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
http://www.ct.gov/deep
The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection is to conserve, improve, and protect the natural resources and environment of Connecticut for present and future generations.
Long Island Sound Study
http://www.longislandsoundstudy.net
EPA Long Island Sound Study (LISS) is a cooperative effort to protect and improve the health of the Sound by implementing the Sound's Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan completed in 1994.
MYSound
http://www.mysound.uconn.edu
Monitoring Your Sound provides real time water quality monitoring data from Long Island Sound. There are currently eight stations monitoring conditions on the water.
Marine Sciences Program
http://www.marinesciences.uconn.edu
UConn Marine Sciences Program offers an undergraduate degree in coastal studies, graduate degrees in Oceanography, and research support facilities including a fleet of vessels, a seawater system, an electronics shop, and dive locker.
Coastal and Marine Geology Program Internet Map Server Atlantic Coast and Eastern region
http://kai.er.usgs.gov/regional/contusa/eastcoast/index.html
This interactive mapping site includes high-resolution side scan sonar mosaics, bathymetry contours, core information, links to seismic data profiles and various interpretive GIS data layers for Long Island Sound.
Coastal & Marine Geology Program Studies in Long Island Sound
http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/project-pages/longislandsound/index.htm
USGS Coastal & Marine Geology Program has been studying the Sound since the 1980's. Research has been conducted on geologic, chemical, oceanographic, and biological aspects of the Long Island Sound.
Stony Brook University
http://www.sunysb.edu
State University of New York Stony Brook University is located on the north shore of Long Island. A research university it host a number of centers, laboratories, and institutes including New York Sea Grant.
National Sea Grant Library
http://nsgd.gso.uri.edu
The National Sea Grant Library houses the only complete collection of Sea Grant funded documents. It serves as an archive and lending library. A bibliographic database is searchable through the website.