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Assessment of Seagrass Status in the Barnegat Bay – LEH Estuary (2003 and 2009)

In this BBP funded study researchers from Rutgers University looked at the changes in the distribution of seagrass throughout the Barnegat Bay estuary from 2003 to 2009 utilizing remote sensing and in situ surveys. Changes in seagrass distribution are discussed, as well as potential culprits behind the observed decline.