The Face of Connecticut People, Geology and the Land
. State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut, 1985. A section deals with the coast. Also Chapter 6 “A sense of Time” explains Panagea, sediment layers, global history and glaciers.
Ford, Brent A. and Sean Smith.
Project Earth Science: Physical Oceanography
. Virginia: National Science Teachers Association, 1995.
This teachers’ workbook includes activities and information on estuaries, tides, oily spills, and a global view of the ocean.
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.
Long Island Sound An Atlas of
. Coastal Area Management Program, 1990. Lobsters, clams, bluefish and other edible resources are illustrated. Life cycles, habitats, diet, etc.. are summarized.
Environmental Protection Agency.
Long Island Sound Study
. 1994. The comprehensive Management Plan is summarized. Fact sheets on various topics from “Floatable Debris” to “Nonpoint Source Pollution in Long Island Sound” are informative and reproducible.
Patton, Peter C. and James M. Kent.
A Moveable Shore
. National Audobon Society and the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection. Duke UP, 1992. Some of the chapters cover relevant topics such as geologic history, coastal processes, sand, glaciers, beaches, rocks and marshes.
Turekian, Karl K.,
Global Environmantal Change Past, Present, and Future
. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1996. The scope of this book is mind expanding. From the beginning on to the present, the global perspective is applied over eons.