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Information and Materials: Photography, Maps and Video

DEC marine biologists collect many types of information during their studies and analyses conducted in New York State tidal wetlands. Some of this information is available to the public. Listed below are some of the photography, maps and videos that are available for viewing. Please contact the Tidal Wetland (TW) Inventory and GIS office first to make arrangements for viewing the information.

Aerial Photography

The following photography is available for viewing at DEC's Division of Marine Resources Headquarters in East Setauket. Print copies of the photographs may be made through a vendor. Digital copies may be available at no charge, downloaded on data storage media supplied by the customer. This is an incomplete list of the photographs available at DEC.

aerial photograph of Shinnecock Bay (Long Island)
A 1997 color aerial photograph (175 KB) in the vicinity of the Ponquogue Bridge,
Shinnecock Bay, Long Island, NY (scale 1:14000) is an example of aerial
photography identifying submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV)
  • 1974 1:12,000 CIR All tidal wetlands south of the Tappan Zee Bridge
  • 1989 1:12,000 CIR All tidal wetlands south of the Tappan Zee Bridge
  • 1992 1:12,000 B&W Most of the tidal wetlands in New York City and Long Island
  • 1994 1:14,000 Color of submerged aquatic vegetation and some tidal wetlands east of Jones Inlet
  • 1996 1:14,000 Color of submerged aquatic vegetation and some tidal wetlands east of Jones Inlet
  • 1996 1:12,000 CIR of tidal wetlands on Hudson River north of Tappan Zee Bridge
  • 1997 1:14,000 Color of submerged aquatic vegetation and some tidal wetlands east of Jones Inlet
  • 1997 1:14400 True color of tidal wetlands on Hudson River north of Tappan Zee Bridge
  • 1997 1:12,000 B&W leaf off of tidal wetlands on Hudson River north of Tappan Zee Bridge
  • 1998 1:12,000 CIR of tidal wetlands on Hudson River north of Tappan Zee Bridge
  • 1998 1:12,000 CIR of tidal wetlands on Hudson River south of Tappan Zee Bridge to and including New York City (scheduled)
  • 1998 1:14,000 Color of submerged aquatic vegetation and some tidal wetlands east of Jones Inlet
  • 1999 1:14,000 Color of submerged aquatic vegetation and some tidal wetlands east of Jones Inlet

Images of the 1974 Tidal Wetlands Inventory are available using the link in the column to the right.