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Wrack Lines Spring/Summer 2017

Download entire issue in PDF (large file – 12 MB) or individual articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. Letter from the Editor (Page 2) As Connecticut’s Landscape Goes, So Goes the Sound (Page 4)) Long Island Sound Fish Respond to Warming Water  (Page 8) Marshes on the Move (Page […]

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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2016 (Vol. 16, No. 2)

IndexDownload entire issue PDF(9 MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. Letter from the Editor (page 2) Contents (page 3) Throw the Big Ones Back! (page 4) Endangered Atlantic sturgeon find a new nursery in the Connecticut River (page 8) Urban Wetlands–a Salty Conversation (page 10) […]

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Wrack Lines (Spring/Summer 2016): Vol. 16, No. 1

IndexDownload entire issue in PDF (large file – 12 MB) or individual articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. Letter from the Editor (Page 2) Shellfish by the Numbers – infographic (Page 4) Selling a Shellfish Story (Page 8) From Sea to Table Means Fresh is on the Menu […]

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Wrack Lines (Fall/Winter 2015): Vol. 15, No. 2

IndexDownload entire issue PDF(2 MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. Letter from the Editor: Tough Times Don’t Last (Page 2) Contents (Page 4) Communicating Risk: How People Respond to Coastal Warnings (Page 4) Connecticut Climate Adaptation Academy (Page 9) Connecticut Seeks National Estuarine Research Reserve […]

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Wrack Lines (Spring/Summer 2015): Vol. 15, No. 1

IndexDownload entire issue PDF(9 MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. Letter from the Editor (page 2) Contents (page 3) Seaweed Cleans the Sound (page 4) Wrack Lines poem by Pete Gunn (page 8) Rain Garden App Goes Multi-state (page 10) What Healthy Coastal Forests and […]

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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2014 (Vol. 14, No. 2)

IndexDownload entire issue PDF(3.3 MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. Letter from the Editor: “SEA” What’s New! Peg Van Patten There’s Still Time to Get Your Feet Wet by Valerie Cournoyer Ishmael’s Plankton Net: Marine Science Aboard the Historic Charles W. Morgan by Alexandra McInturf […]

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Wrack Lines – Spring/Summer 2014 (Vol. 14, No. 1)

IndexDownload entire issue PDF(3.3 MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com by. Letter from the Editor Peg Van Patten A Path Forward for Connecticut Shellfish by Tessa Getchis The Clam Fairy by Stephen J. Plant The Old Man and the Sea by Tessa Getchis DJ King: […]

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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2013 (Vol. 13, No. 2)

IndexDownload entire issue PDF(3.3 MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. Letter from the Editor Peg Van Patten Coastal Towns Adapt to Realities of Climate Change by Christine Woodside Celebrating Connecticut Sea Grant’s 25th Anniversary by Peg Van Patten Salt Marsh Sparrow by Milan G. Bull […]

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Wrack Lines – Spring/Summer 2013 (Vol. 13, No. 1)

IndexDownload entire issue PDF(2.3 MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. Letter from the Editor Peg Van Patten Shifting Sands: the story of Griswold Point by Clay Arnold, Joel Stocker, and Juliana Barrett A MAGICal Look at the Shore by Suzanne Zack For the Birds: Piping […]

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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2012 (Vol. 12, No. 2)

IndexDownload entire issue PDF(1.7MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. Letter from the Editor Peg Van Patten Out of Sight but Not Out of Mind: a Look at Nanoparticles in the Marine Environment by Evan Ward and John J. Doyle Despite Losing its Mittens, a Chinese […]

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Wrack Lines – Spring/Summer 2012 (Vol. 12, No. 1)

IndexDownload entire issue PDF here (2MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. Letter From the Editor Peg Van Patten Reconciling Whales and Lobstermen by Peg Van Patten Breathing of the Bays by Jamie Vaudrey Discovering the Light Bulb Tunicate by Jamie Reinhardt Beyond Sushi: CIA Leads […]

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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2011 (Vol. 11, No. 2)

IndexDownload entire issue PDF here (2MB) or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. Letter from the Editor number 19 Peg Van Patten Caring for the Sea is a Way of Life for Dania Trespalacio Connecticut Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellow for 2012 by Peg Van Patten […]

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Wrack Lines – Spring/Summer 2011 (Vol. 11, No. 1)

Index Letter from the Editor Peg Van Patten. Download Celebrate Wildlife of LIS by Peg Van Patten. Download Sharks in Long Island Sound by Dave Sigworth. Download Bottlenose Dolphins in the Long Island Sound by Art Kopelman. Download In Search of the Shimmering Scup by Peg Van Patten. Download Behold Loligo, a Prolific Molluscan Summer […]

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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2010 (Vol. 10, No. 2)

IndexDownload entire issue here or download articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com Letter from the Editor #17 Peg Van Patten. Download A Rain Garden Grows in Bridgeport by Mike Dietz. Download The Heat is On: a Look into New England’s Future Climate by David J. Nicosia. Download Landmark […]

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Wrack Lines – Spring/Summer 2010 (Vol. 10, No. 1)

Index Letter from the Editor #16 Peg Van Patten. Download Scoping Out the Shorebirds of Summer by Milan Bull. Download Protected Habitat is a Legacy of Generations by Nancy C. Balcom. Download Where Can Sea Level Rise? by Joel Stocker. Download Pine Island: an Island Exploration by Syma A. Ebbin. Download Sea Grant “Alumni”–to There […]

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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2009 (Vol. 9, No. 2)

Index Letter from the Editor #15 Peg Van Patten. Download A Muddy Mystery: Sudden Vegetation Dieback in CT marshes by Wade H. Elmer. Download Oceans and Human Health: Hand in Hand by Melissa Ryan. Download DNA, Red Tide and the Sea: a New Exhibit at Mystic Aquarium by Peg Van Patten. Download Looking Forward to […]

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Wrack Lines – Spring/Summer 2009 (Vol. 9, No. 1)

Index Letter from the Editor #14 Peg Van Patten. Download Hooked on seafood – fresh from farmers’ markets by Courtnay Hermann Janiak. Download Focus on the Coast expands its web site Download Smart coating technology developed by PEL Download Coast Guard tackles ballast water management by Lt. Cmdr. John Natale and Penny Herring. Download Summer […]

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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2008 (Vol. 8, No. 2)

Index Letter from the Editor #13 Peg Van Patten. Download Oyster Stuffing – as versatile and imaginative as the cook! by Sandra Shumway. Download Recounting the Hurricane of 1938 by Syma A. Ebbin. Download Are You Ready for the Next “Big One”? by Peg Van Patten. Download Hurricane Preparedness Checklist Download Jeff Godfrey Dives Into […]

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Wrack Lines – Spring/Summer 2008 (Vol. 8, No. 1)

Index Letter from the Editor #12 Peg Van Patten. Download The Horseshoe Crab Conundrum by Jennifer H. Mattei and Mark A. Beekey. Download Mercury and the Ocean by Rob Mason. Download The Milford Library—Oysters, Clams, Scallops and Fish too! by George Sennefelder. Download Minding the 3 R’s: Protecting Connecticut’s Coastal Resources through Response, Remediation, and […]

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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2007 (Vol. 7, No. 2)

Index Letter from the Editor #11 Peg Van Patten. Download Red Shrimp Recipe Chef Chaz Paull, Daniel Packer Inne. Download Royal Red Shrimp-Stonington’s Succulent Secret by Rob Jennings. Scientists with the Census of Marine Life’s Zooplankton unit are barcoding the wee beasties. Download Bob Pomeroy Asks “How is Your MPA Doing?” in Five Languages by […]

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Wrack Lines – Spring/Summer 2007 (Vol. 7, No. 1)

Index Letter from the Editor #10 Peg Van Patten. Download Slaughter Sees Nature with an Extraordinary Eye by Peg Van Patten. A Long Island artist uses canvas and paint to reveal nature. Download A World of Small Discoveries: Zooplankton Barcoding by Rob Jennings. Scientists with the Census of Marine Life’s Zooplankton unit are barcoding the […]

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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2006 (Vol. 6, No. 2)

Index Letter from the Editor #9  Peg Van Patten. Download Find Your Way Around Long Island Sound by Peg Van Patten. Some great new digital maps from the Long Island Sound Resource Center will give you a new perspective. Download Recapturing the Unsinkable Spirit of the Bonhomme Richard by Melissa Ryan: A search is underway […]

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Wrack Lines – Spring/Summer 2006 (Vol. 6, No. 1)

Index Letter from the Editor #8 by Peg Van Patten. Download Wading in Quinnipiac Mud Guides Career Path for Beth Owen by Tristan Kading: How a former Yale/Sea Grant Coastal Intern found happiness (and work) in Maine. Download Clam Heaven: What Summer Brings to the Connecticut Shore by Tessa Getchis: Grab your bucket and rake, […]

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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2005 (Vol. 5, No. 1)

Index Letter from the Editor Peg Van Patten. Download Scientists Crying “Foul”: Sea Squirts invade Long Island Sound by Stephan Bullard, Robert B. Whitlatch, Sandy Shumway and Richard Osman. Download What’s Putting Aquaculturists in a “Foul” Mood? by Tessa S. Getchis. Download Phrag is a Drag: a Bird’s Eye View of a Pesky Invasive Plant […]

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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2004 (Vol. 4, No. 2)

Index A Decapod Crustacean “Who-dun-it?” by Peg Van Patten. Download Spreading Shell Rot Disease “Eating” New England Lobsters by Peg Van Patten. Download Taking a Bite Outta Lobster Declines by Capt. Warren “Ted” Colburn. Download Expert Assists in Post-Tsunami Rebuilding in Thailand by David Bauman. Download What Color is Your Carapace? by Cindy Weiss. Download […]

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Wrack Lines – Spring/Summer 2004 (Vol. 4, No. 1)

Index Letter from the Editor #8 by Peg Van Patten. Read A Sea Change for Our National Ocean Policy by Nancy C. Balcom. The world’s oceans are in trouble. U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy (USCOP) has submitted a report with recommendations for the United States for actions that will help. The importance of the ocean […]

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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2003 (Vol. 3, No. 2)

IndexDownload individual articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. “Lighthouses Illuminate Area’s Richness” by Stephen Jones -Want to know how prosperous a coastal region is? Just count the lighthouses. Download “UCONN’s Maritime Studies Program”by Helen Rozwadowski -An exciting new undergraduate program ties UCONN students into the region’s maritime heritage. […]

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Wrack Lines – Spring/Summer 2003 (Vol. 3, No. 1)

IndexDownload entire issue PDF (8 MB) or download individual articles below. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. “Microbes and Mud Give Scientist Clues about Life on Mars…and Earth” by Peg Van Patten – UCONN marine scientist Pieter Visscher investigates stromatolites, the earliest known forms of life on Earth, and the […]

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Wrack Lines – Fall/Winter 2002 (Vol. 2, No. 1)

IndexDownload entire issue PDF (8 MB). You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader available at Adobe.com. “Rights of Passage” by Kathleen O’Neil – Now who owns the beach? Nonresidents now have more beach access options in Connecticut thanks to a State Supreme Court ruling in 2001, under “free speech” (right to congregate) provisions. The […]

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