The following link to products (Data, Publications,Technical Reports, Posters and Presentations) developed by the Long Island Sound Habitat Mapping Initiative researchers.
USGS published the Phase II Sediment Texture Data Release featuring seafloor images and videos, sediment grain size data, metadata, shape and .csv files on 11/27/2020.
Ackerman, S.D., Huntley, E.C., Blackwood, D.S., Babb, I.G., Zajac, R.N., Conroy, C.W., Auster, P.J., Schneeberger, C.L., and Walton, O.L., 2020, Sea-floor sediment and imagery data collected in Long Island Sound, Connecticut and New York, 2017 and 2018: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9GK29NM
The Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) Phase I data repository: Marine Geosciences Data System
The University of Connecticut’s Northeast Underwater Research, Technology and Education Center’s (NURTEC) historical dive Google Earth map including Phase I and Phase II sample sites, click on the link to download the .kmz file then double click to open in Google Earth: https://lismap.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/2333/2019/02/NURTEC-UConn-Total-Dives-1985-2018.kmz
Stefaniak, L.M., Auster, P. J., and Babb, I. B. 2014. Loss of an erect sponge on a rock reef in Long Island Sound (north-west Atlantic).Marine Biodiversity Records, PP 1-6. Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 2014. Available at: doi:10.1017/S1755267214001109; Vol. 7; e115; 2014 Published online.
Technical Reports and Fact Sheets
The Long Island Sound Mapping and Research Collaborative (LISMaRC) (2022) Phase II Final Report. (Unpublished project report).
The Long Island S0und Mapping and Research Collaborative (LISMaRC) (2022) Phase II Final Report Appendices. (Unpublished project report).
Preliminary Map Products from an Ecological Characterization of Eastern Long Island Sound and Fishers Island Sound Regions: Long Island Sound Cable Fund Phase II Survey Area.(Unpublished project report).
Long Island Sound Cable Fund Steering Committee, eds. (2015). “Seafloor Mapping of Long Island Sound – Final Report: Phase 1 Pilot Project.”(Unpublished project report). U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Long Island Sound Study, Stamford, CT.
Long Island Sound Cable Fund Steering Committee, eds. (2015). “Seafloor Mapping of Long Island Sound – Final Report: Phase 1 Pilot Project Appendices.”(Unpublished project report). U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Long Island Sound Study, Stamford, CT.
Conroy, Chris & Auster, Peter & Pacileo, Deb. 2018. Flatfish distributions in the context of finely resolved seafloor habitats and associated benthic communities. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Flatfish Conference, Westbrook, CT; December 4-5, 2018. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.13868.72326/1.
Conroy, C.W., P.J. Auster, I.G. Babb, R.N. Zajac, C. Shneeberger, O. Walton. 2018. Ecological mapping of the eastern Long Island Sound seafloor. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources, Storrs, Ct; March 12, 2018.
Stefaniak, L., Auster, P.J., and I.G. Babb. 2013.Where did all the sponges go? Community shifts on a deep water rocky reef in Long Island Sound. Poster presented at the 42ndBenthic Ecology Meeting, Savannah, Georgia.
Babb, I.G., Auster, P.J., Conroy, C., Zajac, R., Schneeberger, C., and O. Walton. 2019. Seafloor Habitat Mapping in Eastern Long Island Sound. Presentation at the Northeast Geological Society of America Meeting, Portland, ME; March 18, 2019.
Zajac, R., Auster, P., Babb, I., Stefaniak, L., Penna, S., Chadi, D. 2016. Benthic community patterns across west-central Long Island Sound sea floor landscapes and implications for conservation, management and spatial planning. Presentation at the 10th Annual Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources, Storrs, Ct; March 14, 2016.