DEEP: Related Information and References

Related Information and References

Tidal Marshes of Long Island Sound

Long Island Sound Study Habitat Restoration Manual

Long Island Sound Study (LISS) Fact Sheets

LISS - Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan

Coastal Resource Maps and Photographs

Under the Connecticut Coastal Management Act (Chapter 444 of the General Statutes), Connecticut has established a shared state/local program to manage the land and water resources of the coastal area. The following maps and photographs covering Connecticut's 36 coastal municipalities have been prepared as part of program implementation. Mapped reports and publications are available upon request.

Maps:

The following maps, all at 1:24,000 on a standard topographic quadrangle base, are available for most of the quadrangles within the coastal area. Black line copies are for sale from the DEEP Store. Please call for information at 860-424-3555.  These maps are derived from data that was recorded in the 1970's, other sources of this information may be more date sensitive.

  • COASTAL BOUNDARY MAPS delineating the coastal boundary of Connecticut as defined in the Connecticut Coastal Management Act.
  • COASTAL RESOURCE MAPS depicting the location and condition of 13 coastal resources defined in the Connecticut Coastal Management Act: shorelands, bluffs and escarpments, rocky shorefronts, beaches and dunes, intertidal flats, tidal wetlands, freshwater wetlands and watercourses, estuarine embayments, coastal hazard areas, developed shorefront, islands, near shore marshy waters, and offshore waters.

  • SHELLFISH CONCENTRATION AREAS MAPS showing location and type of existing shellfish beds in estuarine waters.

  • SOILS MAPS prepared by the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service depicting detailed soils types for the coastal portion of Connecticut's coastal towns.

Above maps, Black line copies only $5.00

  • SHORELINE CHANGES MAPS depicting historical changes in the configuration of the Connecticut shoreline from the mid-1800's to the 1970's.

Shoreline changes, Blue print copies only $5.00.

Photographs:

(For Reference Only, Copies Are Not Available)

BLACK AND WHITE and FALSE COLOR INFRARED AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS are available for reference in the Office of Long Island Sound Programs. Please inquire at (860) 424-3034.

  • 1974 flight, scale 1:12,000, 9" x 9", covering the shore approximately 10-12 miles inland, and the Connecticut River to the Massachusetts line.
  • 1980 flight, scale 1:12,000, 9" x 9", covering the shore approximately 1-4 miles inland.
  • 1981 flight, scale 1:12,000, 9" x 9", covering the shore approximately 1-4 miles inland, coordinated to low tide.
  • 1986 flight, scale 1:12,000, 9" x 9", covering the shore approximately 1-4 miles inland, coordinated to low tide.
  • 1990 flight, scale 1:12,000, 9" x 9", covering the shore approximately 1-4 miles inland coordinated to low tide, and the Connecticut River to the Massachusetts line.
  • 1995 flight, scale 1:12,000, 9" x 9", covering the shore approximately 1-4 miles inland coordinated to low tide, and the Connecticut River to the Massachusetts line.
  • 2000 flight, scale 1:12,000, 9" x 9", covering the shore approximately 1-4 miles inland coordinated to low tide, and the Connecticut River to the Massachusetts line.

35 MM OBLIQUE SLIDES are available for reference in the Office of Long Island Sound Programs. Please call at 860-424-3034

  • 1974 flight, each slide covers 1-2 miles of shorefront.
  • 1980 flight, each slide covers approximately one-half to one mile of shorefront.