Rollinson, V. R., Granger, J., Clark, S. C., Blanusa, M. L., Koerting, C. P., Vaudrey, J. M. P., Treibergs, L. A., Westbrook, H. C., Matassa, C. M., Hastings, M. K., and Tobias, C. R. (2021) Sources and cycling of nitrogen in a New England river discerned from nitrate isotope ratios, Biogeosciences Discuss.,

Harris, L., T. Grayson, H.A. Neckles, C.T. Emrich, K.A. Lewis, K.W. Grimes, S. Williamson, C. Garza, C.R. Whitcraft, J. Beseres-Pollack, D.M. Talley, B. Fertig, C.M. Palinkas, S. Park, J.M.P. Vaudrey, A.M. Fitzgerald, J. Quispe (2021) A Socio-ecological Imperative for Broadening Participation in Coastal and Estuarine Research and Management. Perspectives Essay. Estuaries and Coasts.

Crosby, S.C., N.C. Spiller, D.E. Shulby, L. Brideau, L. Stewart, J.M.P. Vaudrey, K.E. Tietz, P.J. Fraboni (2021) Assessing the Resiliency of Salt Marshes under Increasing Nitrogen Loading. Estuaries and Coasts.

Perry, R.A., Vaudrey, J.M.P., Dierssen, H.M., 2018. Long range transport and carbon and nitrogen dynamics of floating seagrass wracks in Greater Florida Bay. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 209: 7-17. 10.1016/j.ecss.2018.05.006.

Zhang, W., Pan, Y., Yang, J., Chen, H., Holohan, B., Vaudrey, J., Lin, S., McManus, G.B., 2018. The diversity and biogeography of abundant and rare intertidal marine microeukaryotes explained by environment and dispersal limitation. Environmental Microbiology 20(2): 462-476. 10.1111/1462-2920.13916.

Basso, G., Vaudrey, J.M.P., O’Brien, K., Barrett, J., 2018. Advancing coastal habitat resiliency through landscape-scale assessment. Coastal Management 46(1): 19-39. 10.1080/08920753.2018.1405328.

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., J. Krumholz, P. Linderoth (2021) Unified Water Study Embayment Report Card Development. report to Save the Sound, Long Island Sound Funder’s Collaborative, and the Long Island Sound Study. 130p.

Vaudrey, J.M.P., Crosby, S., 2020. Water Quality Data in Long Island Sound: Stakeholder Needs and Opportunities for Collaborative Data Management, Sharing, and Visualization. University of Connecticut and Harbor Watch, Earthplace Inc., prepared for the Long Island Sound Funders Collaborative and the Long Island Community Foundation, p. 99. report

Vaudrey, J.M.P., Krumholz, J., Calabretta, C. (2019) Eelgrass success in Niantic River Estuary, CT: quantifying factors influencing interannual variability of eelgrass (Zostera marina) using a 30-year dataset. University of Connecticut, Department of Marine Sciences, Groton, CT. Final report prepared for the Niantic Nitrogen Work Group. report

Vaudrey, J.M.P., J. Mattei, J. Kasinak (2019) Restored Living Shorelines: A comparison of ecosystem services relative to natural marshes. Final report prepared for The Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA). report

O’Donnell, J., J. Vaudrey, C. Tobias, R. French, P. Schenck, C. Lin (2018) Scoping of Dredge Material Islands and Wetlands for Green Infrastructure Resiliency Projects Along the Connecticut Shoreline in Fairfield and New Haven Counties. Final report submitted to Connecticut Department of Housing. 68p. + appendices.  report

Green-Beach, E., J. Vaudrey, R. Karney (2019) Annual harvest of the invasive reed, Phragmites australis: a potential nitrogen mitigation strategy with widespread application. Final report submitted to USEPA Southeaster New England Program. 20p.

Vaudrey, J.M.P. (2018) New York City’s impact on water quality technical report. Final report submitted to Save the Sound / Connecticut Fund for the Environment. report

Vaudrey, J.M.P. (2016) EcoGEM: Modeling Response of Hypoxia to Changes in Nutrient Inputs to Narragansett Bay, RI, USA. Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut, prepared for NOAA CHRP.

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. report

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. (website and report)

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


2020     New England Estuarine Research Society (scientific society website) (2018); (2011)

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.”