Ecological and Sociodemographic determinants and Impacts of Urbanization and Restoration on Intertwined Urban-Wetland-Estuarine Systems

Lead PI: Dr. Dorothy Marie Peteet

Unit Affiliation: NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS)

August 2019 - July 2020
Inactive
North America ; Long Island Sound ; Long Island ; New York
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: This project uses an interdisciplinary framework to quantify the impacts and feedbacks of human and environmental pressures on the biodiversity, biology, and ecology of the connected terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems at the urban-wetland-estuary interface. 

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$103,509

RESEARCH TEAM:

Maria Tzortziou, Kyle McDonald, Raleigh Hood, Wen Long, Deborah Balk, Bryan Jones, Joaquim Goes, Helga Do Rosario, Elizabeth Corbett

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

City University of New York (CUNY)

KEYWORDS

li sound marshes estuary climate change climate impacts