Harmful Algal Blooms

Harmful Algal Blooms

Dogs and Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs): Brochure (pdf) (August 2014)

Brown Tide

Report Series: 1998 - 2006

BTRI Report #9 (pdf)
This final installment in the BTRI report series summarizes what is known about brown tide. The report provides a generalized version of the late-2005 scientific paper in Estuaries that sythesized brown tide research conducted since 1997. (March 2006)

Supplement: Brown Tide in Long Island Bays: An Ecosystem View (pdf) (2 pages)

BTRI Report #8 (pdf)
What are the most current brown tide counts for Peconic Estuary and Great South Bay? In October 2003, investigators for the Brown Tide Research Initiative and its affiliates clued us in to the current status of brown tide and what's to come in 2004. (October 2003)

BTRI Report #7 (pdf)
Did brown tide bloom in Long Island's Peconic Estuary? Or in any of its bays - Great South, Quantuck, Shinnecock? How about New Jersey's Barnegat and Little Egg Harbor Bays? In September 2002, our investigators gave us some answers and clued us into what's next for the research initiative. (September 2002)

BTRI Report #6 (pdf)
LI's Peconic Bays, the site of the Island's first brown tide bloom in 1985, remained brown tide-free for a fifth consecutive year in 2000 (and possibly a sixth in 2001), but BTRI investigators documented high cell counts of the alga in parts of Great South Bay this past spring. (November 2001)

BTRI Report #5 (pdf)
The status on brown tide in 1999 and 2000 as well as a summary from March 2000's working session and the latest on research funded under the Initiative (November 2000)

BTRI Report #4 (pdf)
Final Phase I BTRI results and an introduction to Phase II brown tide initiatives (November 1999)

BTRI Report #3 (pdf)
Latest BTRI results and new brown tide initiatives (March 1999)

BTRI Report #2 (pdf)
1998 BTRI Symposium and preliminary results (August 1998)

BTRI Report #1 (pdf)
Overview of Brown Tide problem and an introduction to BTRI projects (March 1998)

Other Brown Tide Publications

Proceedings of the Brown Tide Summit (1995) (pdf)

Key Terms (pdf)

Papers & Theses  (pdf)

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