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


  • 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 wee beasties. Download
  • Bob Pomeroy Asks "How is Your MPA Doing?" in Five Languages by Peg Van Patten. A UConn Sea Grant fisheries expert knows how to evaluate the effectiveness of marine protected areas. Download
  • A Tale of Two Flowers by Juliana Barrett. A land trust and some coastal habitat experts are restoring some coastline. The welcome mat is out for one flower but not the other. Download
  • What Shapes the Ever-changing Long Island Sound? by Michael M Whitney. Learn about the dynamic physical forces that change our favorite estuary on a daily basis, and how scientists observe the changes. Download
  • Connecting the Connecticut Coastline to the Arctic: Pollutants Know No Boundaries by Penny Vlahos. Cleaners and other chemicals we use everyday travel to the Arctic and show up in polar bears and the ambient air! Download
  • A night and day to remember by Joel Stocker. A nor'easter that tore through Connecticut on tax day reshaped beaches. Download
  • Teachers hone sea science skills at "Seine the Sound" by Peg Van Patten. K-12 educators pooled ideas and expertise at a professional development workshop at Hammonassett State Park. Photo gallery! Download