To learn more about estuaries of the Northeast read:
Estuaries of the Northeastern United States: Habitat and Land Use Signatures by Charles T. Roman, Norbert Jaworski, Frederick T. Short, Stuart Findlay, and R. Scott Warren in Estuaries Vol. 23, No. 6, p. 743–764 December 2000

Estuarine and Tidal Wetland Books

Coultas, Charles L. and Yuch Ping Hsieh, eds. 1995. Ecology and Management of Tidal Marshes: A model from the Gulf of Mexico. Delray Beach, Florida: St. Luicie Press. 352 pp.

Dreyer, Glenn D. and William A. Niering, eds. 1995. Tidal Marshes of Long Island Sound: Ecology, History, and Restoration

Fonseca, M., W. Kenworthy and G. Thayer. 1998. Guidelines for the conservation and restoration of seagrass in the United States and adjacent waters. NOAA Coastal Ocean Program, Decision Analysis Series No. 12.

Kantrud, Harold A. 1991. Wigeongrass (Ruppia maritima L.): A literature Review. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fish and Wildlife Research 10. Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Home Page. (Version 16JUL97).

MacFarlane, Sandy. 2002. Rowing Forward, Looking Back -Shellfish and the Tides of Change at the Elbow of Cape Cod, Friends of Pleasant Bay.

Mitsch, W.J., and J.G. Gosselink. 1986. Wetlands. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York. 539 pp.

Picton, B.E. & Morrow, C.C. 1994. A Field Guide to the Nudibranchs of the British Isles. Immel Publishing Ltd., 20 Berkeley Street, Berkeley Square, London W1X 5AE. ISBN 1-898162-05-0.

Randall, Peter. 197-. On this coast: a photographic interpretation of the Isles of Shoals and the tidal bays: an exhibit by Peter E. Randall and Bill Finney. New Hampshire: No publisher listed.

Short, F.T. and R.G. Coles (editors) 2001. Global Seagrass Research Methods, Elsevier.

Smith, Ralph. 1964. Keys to the marine invertebrates of Woods Hole. Contribution No. 11, Systematics-Ecology Program, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

Weinstein, M. P. and D.A. Kreeger (editors) 2000. Concepts and Controversies in Tidal Marsh Ecology. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 864 pp.

Weiss, Howard M. 1995. Marine Animals of Southern New England and New York. Identification keys to common nearshore and shallow water macrofauna. Connecticut: State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut.


Estuarine and Tidal Wetland Journals

Estuaries and Coasts (formerly Estuaries), the Bulletin of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation - this is the public link to online abstracts and the electronic articles (only those that are archived - 5 years and older).

Estuarine and Coastal Marine Science, published by Academic Press

Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, published by Academic Press in conjunction with the Estuarine and Brackish-water Sciences Association

Mangroves and Saltmarshes, published by Kluwer Academic Publishers

Wetlands Ecology and Management, published by Kluwer Academic Publishers


Estuarine and Tidal Wetland Newsletters

Coastlines (NY Sea Grant)

Intercoast (RI CRC)

bird watchers at Race Point, NEERS field trip salt marsh elevation table NEERS meeting poster session sampling eelgrass 2010, Avery Point, CT