Cook, Thomas A.,
Geology of Connecticut
, The Bond Press, Hartford, Ct. 1933.
Although an older text, it is a useful source. Chapter III dealing with Geologic History and Events is worth reading. Photos depicting glacial drift are interesting.
Flint, Richard Foster,
The Surficial Geology of the New Haven and
Woodmont Quadrangles #18
, State Geological & Natural Survey of Connecticut, 1965.
The entire booklet is informative. Of particular interest to this unit are pages 25 and 33. The map is very good. Tables, charts and graphs are excellent for the needed background info. See appendix: can be obtained from Dept. of Environmental Protection. Natural Resource Center.
Gosner, Kenneth L.,
A Field Guide to the Atlantic Seashore
, Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston, 1979.
A book to be taken with you to the shore and use it. Excellent illustrations and text which describe the incredible variety of marine plants and organisms found in the tide pool and intertidal flats.
McKay, and Baker,
The City Point Mud Flats:
A Continuing Study
, Southern Connecticut State College, New Haven, Ct. December 1978 Excellent recent study done in the City Point area. The information is comprehensive and factual with research data accompanying the paper. Tables categorizing birds, plants and organisms are a good scientific source. See appendix: Southern Connecticut State University—Department of Marine biology.
Maguire: Engineers and Planners,
Boulevard and East St
Pollution Abatement Project
: City of New Haven, Office of the City Engineer, New Haven, Ct. July 198I.
Strictly an engineering report. The engineers evaluated alternatives to convey wastewater from the Boulevard and East St. treatment facilities to the East Shore treatment plant. Very technical reading but interesting due to the current info dealing with City Point proposals. See appendix: On file City of New Haven Hall of Records.
Mills, Elizabeth, New Haven:
A Guide to Architecture and Urban
, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1976.
Up to date: its focus is urbanization and its effects on architectural design. All 228 pages not necessary to read but an interesting approach.
Nobile Philip & Deedy John;
The Complete Ecology Fact Book,
Anchor Books, 1972.
Interesting and factual. A good primer with up to date ecological date for use in any geology unit.
Petrides, George A.,
A Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs
, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1972.
Exactly what the title says, a guide to be used on walking trips. Gives information on various plants and identification. Nice to have on hand.
Rice, William North,
State Geological and Natural History Survey
, Bulletin #6, Hartford Press; The Case Lockwood and Brainard Co., 1906.
An old text and really not that useful. History is interesting however, the only worthwhile chapters to read are Chapter I dealing with the geography of Connecticut (pg.32) and Chapter IV Glacial Geology is also good for background material. Tedious reading.
Rodgers, John,”The Geological History of Connecticut,” Discovery Magazine Vol. 15, Number I Peabody Museum Associates, Yale University, New Haven, Ct. 1981.
Good article which capsulizes time span inclusive of geological changes here in Connecticut. Surface geology of Connecticut clearly discussed; photos are included. Worth reading.
Shelton, John S.,
, San Francisco, W.H. Greeman Co., 1966.
A basic text. Some important chapters for this unit. Emphasis placed on photos and they show clearly facts relating to geological processes. Chapter 16, “Waves and Shorelines” is very good especially pertinent are pgs. 180 to 182.
Introduction to Marine Environments
, C.V. Mosby Co., 1973.
Very informative for the novice marine biologist. Good basic book to have and use. 125 pp total.