Plan Globally; Act Locally

See what the future holds for CERCOM at Molloy College In Earth Science:

  • Sediment Suitability for Horseshoe Crab Spawning in Estuarine Restoration Sites
  • Evaluation of Hurricane Intensity and Class-Level in Response to Surface Water Temperature Trends in the Eastern Caribbean
  • Investigation of Mega Tsunami Event form Impact Craters on Long Island
  • Swimming Characteristics of Horseshoe Crabs in Simulated Long Island Shoreline Currents

In Environmental Science:

  • Five-Year Trend Analysis of Water Quality for Great South Bay
  • GIS Analysis for Classification of Ecosystem Health Status for an Urban Estuary
  • Pine Barren Forest Ecology Health Evaluation with the Foundation for Ecological Research in the Northeast (F.E.R.N., Inc.)
  • Estuarine Sediment/Soil Moisture Relationship to Spartina Marsh Biomass

In Marine Science:

  • Population Density of Spiny Lobster, Glover's Reef, Belize (with the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium)- a World Heritage Site, Belize.
  • Spawning Success of Captive Bred Limulus Under Simulated Diurnal Lighting Frequencies.
  • North Atlantic Marine Mammal Population Survey - Humpback Whales (with CRESLI).
  • White Tip Shark Population Migrations, GIS Tracking Network.
  • GIS Model of Whale distribution/migration off the Long Island coastline.
  • Ocean Acidification Studies.

CERCOM By the Numbers



on the Great South Bay


Cooperative partners and advisory

council member groups


HSC Monitoring Sites from the Tip of Montauk to the Tip of Brooklyn


Species of crustacean named

after CERCOM's director

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Dr. John T. Tanacredi
1000 Hempstead Ave. Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002