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Sound Health 2001: Status and Trends in the Health of Long Island Sound DLESE Reviewed Collection
Sound Health 2001 highlights water quality conditions, the status of living organisms, trends in land use and development, and other indicators of environmental health for Long Island Sound. Materials presented here address the following questions: Are the waters and sediments getting cleaner?, Are fish and wildlife populations more abundant?, Are fish and wildlife habitats being protected and restored?, and How is the landscape changing due to human activities? The Management Conference identified seven issues that merit special attention: low dissolved oxygen (hypoxia), toxic contamination, pathogen contamination, floatable debris, living resources and habitat management, land use and development, and public involvement and education.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Photograph
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Report
Subject:
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-350
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Geochemical cycles
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
        • Natural resources
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Environmental Protection Agency, Long Island Sound Office