The Mullica River—Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve: A Unique Opportunity for Research, Preservation, and Management

by Norbert P. Psuty, Rutgers, The State Univ of New Jersey, New Brunswick, United States,
Michael P. De Luca, Rutgers, The State Univ of New Jersey, New Brunswick, United States,
Richard Lathrop, Rutgers, The State Univ of New Jersey, New Brunswick, United States,
Kenneth W. Able, Rutgers, The State Univ of New Jersey, New Brunswick, United States,
Steven Whitney, Rutgers, The State Univ of New Jersey, New Brunswick, United States,
J. Frederick Grassle, Rutgers, The State Univ of New Jersey, New Brunswick, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '93

Abstract: The NOAA program on National Estuarine Research Reserves (NERR) has developed to encompass 21 locations, each dedicated to the development and operation of an estuarine area as a natural field laboratory. Education and research are the primary goals of the Program. The Mullica River - Great Bay estuarine system in southern New Jersey is proposed to be added to the national program. It is large, encompassing a total of 46,172 hectares.

Subject Headings: Estuaries | Bays | Coastal management | Federal government | Water resources | Rivers and streams | Sea water | Education | Light rail transit | New Jersey | North America | United States

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