Perry, R.A., J.M.P. Vaudrey, H. Dierssen (in review) Nutrient dynamics and long range transport of floating seagrass wracks in greater Florida Bay.

Basso, G., J.M.P. Vaudrey, K. O’Brien, J. Barrett (in review) Landscape scale habitat assessment of the Long Island Sound Estuary, USA.

Ganju, N. K., M. J. Brush, B. Rashleigh, A. L. Aretxabaleta, P. del Barrio, J. S. Grear, L. A. Harris, S. J. Lake, G. McCardell, J. O’Donnell, D. K. Ralston, R. Signell, J. M. Testa, and J. M. P. Vaudrey. 2015. Progress and Challenges in Coupled Hydrodynamic-Ecological Estuarine Modeling. Estuaries and Coasts:1-22. doi: 10.1007/s12237-015-0011-y.

Vaudrey, J.M.P., C. Pickerell, K. Streich, C. Yarish, B. Peterson (2013) seagrass section in: Long Island Sound: Prospects for the Urban Sea (Springer Series on Environmental Management) [Hardcover] eds.: James S Latimer, Mark A Tedesco, R Lawrence Swanson, Charles Yarish, Paul E Stacey, Corey Garza

Vaudrey, J. (2012) “Taking the Pulse of Long Island Sound’s Embayments.” 2012 Sound Health Indicators report for the Long Island Sound Study,; extension bulletin

Vaudrey, J. (2012) “The Breathing of the Bays.” M. Van Patten (editor). Wrack Lines. Paper 64.; extension bulletin

Vaudrey, J.M.P.,  J.N. Kremer, B.F. Branco, and F.T. Short (2010)  Eelgrass recovery after nutrient enrichment reversal. Aquatic Botany. 93: 237-243.

Kremer, J.N., J.M.P. Vaudrey, D.S. Ullman, D.L. Bergondo, N. LaSota, C. Kincaid, D.L. Codiga, and M.J. Brush (2010)  Simulating property exchange in estuarine ecosystem models at ecologically appropriate scales. Ecological Modelling. 221: 1080-1088.

Vaudrey, J.M.P., T. Getchis, K. Shaw, J. Markow, R. Britton, and J.N Kremer (2009) Effects of oyster depuration gear on eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) growth rate and eelgrass sediment bed characteristics in a low density aquaculture site in Long Island Sound. Journal of Shellfish Research. 28(2): 243-250.

Vaudrey, J.M.P. (2007) Estimating total ecosystem metabolism (TEM) from the oxygen rate of change: a comparison of two Connecticut estuaries. Doctoral Dissertation. UCONN.

Selected Reports and User’s Manuals

Vaudrey, J.M.P., C. Yarish, J.K. Kim, C. Pickerell, L. Brousseau (2016) Comparative analysis and model development for determining the susceptibility to eutrophication of Long Island Sound embayments. Final report submitted to CT Sea Grant, NY Sea Grant, and Long Island Sound Study. Sea Grant Project Number R/CE-34-CTNY. 45 p.

Vaudrey, J.M.P., J. Eddings, C. Pickerell, L. Brousseau, C. Yarish. (2013). Development and application of a GIS-based Long Island Sound Eelgrass Habitat Suitability Index Model, Final report submitted to the NEIWPCC and the Long Island Sound Study. 171 p. + appendices.

Vaudrey, J.M.P., J. Alonzo, A. Esposito, C. Johnson, M. Dolan Murphy, C. Yarish (2013) Evaluation of Current Community-Based Monitoring Efforts and Recommendations for Developing a Cohesive Network of Support for Monitoring Long Island Sound Embayments. Final Report submitted to NEIWPCC and the Long Island Sound Study. 63 p + appendices.

Short, F. T., A. S. Klein, D. M. Burdick, G. Moore, S. Granger, C. Pickerell, J.M.P. Vaudrey, H. Bayley, and N.T. Evans (2012) The Eelgrass Resource of Southern New England and New York: Science in Support of Management and Restoration Success. Final report submitted to The Nature Conservancy. 122p.

Vaudrey, J.M.P. (2012) Narragansett Bay EcoGEM Model, 2006; v.10.21.2012

Vaudrey, J.M.P. (2011) User’s Guide to NarrBayEcoGEM.exe

Vaudrey, J.M.P. (2008) Establishing restoration objectives for eelgrass in Long Island Sound. Part I: Review of the seagrass literature relevant to Long Island Sound.  report to the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection and the US EPA. 58pp. (

Vaudrey, J.M.P. (2008) Establishing restoration objectives for eelgrass in Long Island Sound. Part II: Case Studies.  report to the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection and the US EPA. 59pp.

Vaudrey, J.M.P., A. Branco, and J.N. Kremer (2007) Habitat characterization of ten New England estuaries: a technical report. Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut, Groton, CT.

Vaudrey, J.M.P., J.N. Kremer & B.F. Branco. (2007) Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) in Mumford Cove: natural recolonization of a small coastal embayment following removal of a nutrient point source. Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut. 34 pp.


Vaudrey, J.M.P., C. Yarish, J.K. Kim, C.H. Pickerell, L. Brousseau, J. Eddings, M. Sautkulis (2016) Long Island Sound Nitrogen Loading Model. University of Connecticut, Groton, CT.

Vaudrey, J.M.P. (2012) EcoGEM – Hybrid Physical-Ecological Model of Narragansett Bay, RI. NarrBayEcoGEM.exe


2008  “Establishing Restoration Objective for Eelgrass in Long Island Sound.”  Multiple pages summarizing the project results, includes a searchable bibliography and access to the reports and collected data.  Developed for the CT DEP.

2001     on-line tutorials for the UConn class  Measurement and Analysis in Coastal Ecosystems (MARN 212), available to students through the WebCT system.  Developed with a grant from the Institute of Teaching and Learning, UConn: “Student Centered Learning with On-Line Instructional Modules in Science.”