Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
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It is hypothesized that sea-level rise and storm events are influencing the disappearance of marsh island vegetation in Long Island’s South Shore Estuary. A significant negative correlation was found when comparing mean local sea level rise to marsh vegetation NDVI values in Jamaica Bay, Queens, and Nassau County.
Polanco, Helen, "Observation of Saltwater Marsh Resiliency to Sea Level Rise in Jamaica Bay, Long Island’s Oyster and Great South Bay: 1995 to 2020" (2021). CUNY Academic Works.