Coastal pollution in the New York Bight and Mid-Atlantic hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceanography of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session on H.R. 562 ... H.R. 2791 ... September 8, 1987, Ocean City, NJ by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oceanography

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  • Marine pollution -- Law and legislation -- New York (State),
  • Waste disposal in the ocean -- Law and legislation -- New York (State),
  • Environmental protection -- New York (State),
  • New York Bight (N.J. and N.Y.)

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The Mid-Atlantic (New York) Bight Overview Continental shelf internal waves have been observed along the East Coast of the United States (between approximately 37o to 41o N.

latitude and 71o to 75o W. longitude); in the Mid-Atlantic (New York) Bight. Figure 1 presents a bathymetry map of the continental shelf in this area. Initially funded by NMFS and still maintained by Urian, the result, the “Mid-Atlantic States Bottlenose Dolphin Photo-Identification Catalogue,” includes contributions from 37 researchers and research groups.

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Editor: J. Edzwald. McGraw-Hill, New York. Potapova, Marina, Nina Desianti, and Mihaela Enache. "Potential effects of sediment contaminants on diatom assemblages in coastal lagoons of New Jersey and New York States." Marine Pollution Bulletin (): Ecological Condition of Coastal Ocean Waters Along the U.S.

Mid-Atlantic Bight: December Prepared By W. Leonard Balthis1, Jeffrey L. Hyland1, Michael H. Fulton1, Edward F. Wirth1, John A.

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Lower dissolved PCB levels are reported for open coastal waters of the New York Bight. Concentrations of dissolved PCBs in impacted waters of the New York Bight Apex amounted to ~ [micro]g/1 in the s (Boehm, ).

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The area extends from approximately two miles just north of the mouth of the Delaware River, off of New Jersey, south to the Virginia. Event Calendar. The following calendar includes both MARCO-sponsored and unaffiliated (not sponsored by MARCO) events.

MARCO events are hosted or sanctioned by MARCO collaboration or the MARCO Portal events listed here are included as a resource for the Mid-Atlantic Ocean stakeholder community and may not have any affiliation or endorsement from MARCO.

Task Forces for New Jersey and New York were previously established in andrespectively, and will continue to be engaged during the planning and leasing process for the New York Bight OCS area. This engagement includes joint Task Force activities, such as the webinar for the New York Bight that was held on December 4, This paper describes the southerly New York Bight (NYB) jet ( m s-1) that develops primarily during the warm season just above the surface offshore (east) of the northern New Jersey coast and.

New York Bight and Middle Atlantic Bight hydrographic cruises report of cruises: Conrad JulyConrad JanuaryCape Henlopen MayKnorr Ace-III AugustCape Henlopen SeptemberCape Henlopen BT.

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Citizen scientists, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) representatives, and Monmouth University researchers who’ve been participating in the Coastal Lakes Observing Network (CLONet) gathered at a UCI-hosted workshop Nov.

1 to discuss their initial findings and experiences. From June through September, the community volunteers collected more than water samples.

mits), distinctions on the basis of physical characteristics have become blurred. Traditional point sources at the time of passage of the Clean Water Act of included only outfall discharges from defined municipal and industrial installations; these sources, the focus of most control efforts heretofore, are generally well characterized now by types and fluxes of pollutants, although that.

bays, and streams of coastal New York and New Jersey. The physiographic characteristics of the New York Bight act as a funnel for migrating animals, directing them toward New York Harbor and the mouth of the Hudson River.

The migratory birds make the reverse trip in the fall, while adult anadromous fish move back into the ocean soon after spawning.

NCCOS research was recently featured ina new book, Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions, published by Environmental Systems Research Incorporated (ESRI). Comprehensive Seafloor Substrate Mapping and Model Validation in the New York Bight. Model output for deep-sea coral habitat suitability in the U.S.

North and Mid-Atlantic from (NCEI. Learn how the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal is being used to inform discussions on potential locations for offshore wind farms in the New York Bight with a new story map produced by Monmouth University Instructor of GIS Dr.

Jennifer Whytlaw. Abstract: Although the Texas Coastal Zone, an area of s sq km, includes 6 percent of the total area of the state, approximately 34 percent of the state's economic resources are found adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico shoreline.

This distribution of resources results, in part, from the abundance of hydrocarbon reserves, ground-water supplies, transportation facilities, fish and wildlife. Ocean disposal of waste material-off Delaware Bay and New York Bight, in Proceedings; Second Mid-Atlantic Industrial Waste Conference, Drexel Institute of Technology, Nov.

Philadelphia, p. This cruise report is a summary of a field survey conducted in coastal-ocean waters of the Mid-Atlantic Bight from Nags Head, North Carolina to Cape Cod, Massachusetts and from approximately 1 nautical mile (nm) of shore seaward to the shelf.

Research Publications. You can obtain publication and resource material information for New Jersey Sea Grant and all other Sea Grant Programs by visiting the National Sea Grant Library (NSGL) online.

The NSGL was set up in as an archive of all Sea Grant-funded documents. Enright, R.,The stratigraphy and clay mineralogy of Eocene sediments of the northern New Jersey Coastal Plain.

In, Geology of Selected Areas in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Subitzky, ed., Geological Society of America and Rutgers University Press, p. In: Middle Atlantic Continental Shelf and New York Bight, M.

Grant Gross, editor, Spec. Symposia, Amer. Soc. Limnol. and Oceanogr., 2, pp. Google Scholar Bumpus, D. () A description of the circulation on the continental shelf of the east coast of the United by: 3. Oostdam, B.L. () Sewage sludge dumping in the Mid-Atlantic Bight in the s: short, intermediate and long-term effects, In: Duedall, IW, Ketchum, BH, Kilho Park, P and Kester, DR () Wastes in the ocean, Volume 1: Industrial and sewage wastes in the ocean, John Author: Rhoda Catherine Ballinger.

Species Groups of Special Interest. Waterfowl. There are 32 native species of waterfowl that regularly use the estuarine, riverine, lacustrine, and palustrine wetlands and adjacent uplands in the New York Bight watershed as breeding, migrating, or overwintering birds ().This does not include pelagic birds and sea ducks that, within the watershed study area, are found exclusively in the marine.

* Alaska Regional Marine Research Board. Alaska Regional Marine Research Plan, University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Aldersalde, R. The problem of assessing possible hazards to the public health associated with the disposal of sewage sludge to land in recent experience in the.

WHLRD Reprint from New York World-Telegram. Hooks and Bullets: Some straight talk on pollution debate. By R. Trullinger. September WHLRD The pollution problem in the waters of the inner Atlantic bight [New York Bight]. By J.R. Westman. August. and sea turtles in the New York Bight.

Final Report to U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service Southern New England-New York Bight Coastal Fisheries Project. Charlestown, RI.

Scheidat, M. et al. Harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) and wind farms: a case study in the Dutch North Sea. Environmental Research Letters 6: 1 - File Size: 1MB. AND THE NEW YORK BIGHT: SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT GARY F. MAYER Editor National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Marine Pollution Assessment Stony Brook, New York Proceedings of a Symposium on the Ecological Effects of Environmental Stress, New York, New York, JuneSymposium Sponsors: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Ad.

NOAA’s latest edition of Chart -- New York Harbor will enable ships, barges, ferries, and recreational vessels to navigate more safely through New York Harbor.

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American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood - Kindle edition by Greenberg, Paul. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood/5().Environment of New Jersey‎ (8 C, 12 P) Environment of New York (state)‎ (11 C, 14 P) P Environment of West Virginia‎ (6 C, 8 P) Pages in category "Environment of the Mid-Atlantic states" The following 8 pages are in this category, out of 8 total.

This list may not reflect recent changes.the mid-Atlantic, this time New Jersey, where he became director Of the Middle Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Center with headquarters at While director of the Sandy Hook Laboratory, which is situated on the shore of the New York Bight, it was natural, perhaps inevitable, that Carl's attention would be drawn to the effects of coastal pollution File Size: KB.

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