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Jamaica Bay Borrow Pit Project Documents

Jamaica Bay Borrow Pit Evaluation Project Supporting Documents

These reports were reviewed by the Technical Evaluation Panel in development of the Findings Statement. All of these documents are in .pdf format and are 1.5 megabytes or less. Please note these files are best viewed in Adobe Acrobat 6.0 or higher. To view each of the files, click on the underlined name of the document in the reference.

Some reports are broken up for size reasons, while other reports are missing figures or appendices due to size constraints, each of these are marked. Hard copy and CD-ROM versions of the documents are also available for viewing, by appointment only, at the Jamaica Bay Resources Library. To make an appointment, contact Cathy DeFilippis by email Cathleen_DeFilippis@nps.gov or by phone at 718-338-3501.

If you have any questions about these documents (no comments will be accepted at this time), please email us at r2natres@gw.dec.state.ny.us with "JB Borrow Pit" in the subject line.

  1. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc., (2001a). Norton Basin/Little Bay Restoration Project: Historical and Environmental Background Report (PDF, 873 kb)
  2. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc. (2001b). Norton Basin Restoration Project, Baseline Data Collection at Project and Reference Sites - 2000 (PDF, 602 kb). Final Report to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc., Kingston, NY.
    ** Appendices are too large for on-line, please contact Cathy DeFilippis at 718-338-3501 or by email, Cathleen_DeFilippis@nps.gov to view them
  3. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc. (2002a). Sediment Profile Imagery: Norton Basin, Little Bay, Grass Hassock Channel, and the Raunt (PDF, 297 kb), prepared by (Interim report on SPI sampling conducted May 2002).
    ** Appendices are too large for on-line, please contact Cathy DeFilippis at 718-338-3501 or by email, Cathleen_DeFilippis@nps.gov to view them
  4. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc. (2002b). Sediment Sampling and Analysis Reports: Norton Basin, Little Bay, Grass Hassock, and The Raunt (PDF, 1.23 mb). (Interim report on sediment characterization and contaminant analysis conducted May 2002).
    ** Narrative & Appendices are too large for on-line, please contact Cathy DeFilippis at 718-338-3501 or by email, Cathleen_DeFilippis@nps.gov to view them
  5. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc. (2002c). Bioassay analyses conducted on sediments collected from Jamaica Bay, Far Rockaway, New York, June 2002 (PDF, 1 mb). Final Report to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc., Mobile, AL.
    ** Appendices are too large for on-line, please contact Cathy DeFilippis at 718-338-3501 or by email, Cathleen_DeFilippis@nps.gov to view them
  6. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc. (2002d) Gill Net & Otter Trawl Sampling: Norton Basin, Little Bay, Grass Hassock Channel, and The Raunt. (Interim report on fish sampling May/June 2002) (PDF, 554 kb).
  7. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc. (2002e) Gill Net & Otter Trawl Sampling: Norton Basin, Little Bay, Grass Hassock Channel, and The Raunt. (Interim report on fish sampling August 2002) (PDF, 596 kb).
  8. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc. (2003a). Norton Basin/Little Bay restoration project: Baseline data collection at project and reference sites - 2001 (PDF, 1.09 mb). Final Report to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc., Kingston, NY
  9. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc. (2003b). Benthic Macroinvertebrate Sampling, Norton Basin, Little Bay, Grass Hassock Channel, and the Raunt. (Interim report on benthic macroinvertebrate surveys conducted June and October, 2002).
    Pages 1 - 25 (PDF, 715 kb)
    Pages 26 - 221 (PDF, 1.13 mb)
  10. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc. (2003c). A Supplemental Bioaccumulation Study Conducted on Sediments Collected from Jamaica Bay, New York, May 2003 (PDF, 578 kb). Final Report to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc., Mobile, AL.
    ** Appendices are too large for on-line, please contact Cathy DeFilippis at 718-338-3501 or by email, Cathleen_DeFilippis@nps.gov to view them
  11. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc. (2004a). Multivariate Benthic Community Analysis: Norton Basin/Little Bay Restoration Project.
    Pages 1 - 26 (PDF, 1.14 mb)
    Pages 27 - 39 (PDF, 1.02 mb)
    Pages 40 - 51 (PDF, 965 Kb)
  12. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc. (2004b). Norton Basin/Little Bay Baseline Data Collection - 2002: Fisheries, Benthic Communities, and Sediment Profile Image Analysis. Final Report to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc., Lake Katrine, NY
    Part 1 (PDF, 1.1 mb)
    Part 2 (PDF, 1.21 mb)
    Part 3 (PDF, 1.41 mb)
    Part 4 (PDF, 1.25 mb)
    Figures 4.1.1.3 to 4.1.1.4 (PDF, 1.24 mb)
    Figures 4.1.2.3 to 4.1.2.4 (PDF, 1.16 mb)
    Appendices (PDF, 1.07 mb)
  13. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2001). Initial survey of current speed and direction by acoustic Doppler current profiler for the Norton Basin Baseline Study (PDF, 273 kb). Final report to Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc., Jupiter, FL.
    ** Figures 3-1 through 3-70 are too large for on-line, please contact Cathy DeFilippis at 718-338-3501 or by email, Cathleen_DeFilippis@nps.gov to view them
  14. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2002). Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler Survey of Current Speed and Direction for the Norton Basin Baseline Study (PDF, 559 kb)
    ** Appendices are too large for on-line, please contact Cathy DeFilippis at 718-338-3501 or by email, Cathleen_DeFilippis@nps.gov to view them
  15. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2004). 2002 Water quality and current surveys in the Norton Basin/Little Bay complex. Final report to Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc., Jupiter, FL.
    Report (PDF, 1.4 mb)
    Appendices A & B (PDF, 1.14 mb)
    Appendix C (PDF, 1.1 mb)
  16. CR Environmental, Inc., (2001). Multibeam and Seabed Classification Surveys: Little Bay, Norton Basin, Grass Hassock Channel, and The Raunt, Jamaica Bay, New York. Final Report to Barry A. Vittor & Associates, Inc., Falmouth, MA
    Part 1 (PDF, 951 kb)
    Part 2 (PDF, 1.39 mb)
    Part 3 (PDF, 1.34 mb)
    Part 4 (PDF, 342 kb)
    Part 5 (PDF, 351 kb)
    ** Some figures are too large for on-line, please contact Cathy DeFilippis at 718-338-3501 or by email, Cathleen_DeFilippis@nps.gov to view them
  17. Great Eastern Ecology, Inc. (2003). Norton Basin/Little Bay Statistical Analysis: Preliminary Project Report and Summary Of Data Analyses (PDF, 282 kb).
  18. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. (2003). Jamaica Bay Borrow Pit Evaluation Project - NYSDEC Water Quality Monitoring Report 2000-2002 (PDF, 1.16 mb).

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