USGS Investigations and Monitoring in the Coastal Waters and Watershed of Long Island Sound
Long Island Sound (LIS) is a major estuary bordered by the New York City metropolitan area and the densely developed coastal regions of Connecticut and Long Island, New York. The USGS conducts scientific investigations and data collection in LIS and its watershed to improve understanding of LIS ecosystems and natural resources and inform management actions by stakeholders in the region.
Learn more about USGS science in the Long Island Sound drainage basin including surface-water and groundwater quality and resources, estuaries and embayments, and coastal hazards and habitat change.
Discover USGS monitoring networks for surface-water discharge and water quality, groundwater levels and water quality, and estuaries and embayments in the Long Island Sound drainage basin.
Explore a wide range of USGS reports, journal articles, and data-visualization tools related to environmental conditions in the Long Island Sound drainage basin.