Scientists study effects of superstorm Sandy
GalleriesAerial photos of superstorm Sandy damage LI's Sandy deaths: A look at the victims Sandy's impact on Long Island
Researchers and scientists with institutions from North Carolina, Texas and New York are rushing to study the storm's impact on barrier islands, tides, beaches, water quality, marshes and more.
Consider Long Island a petri dish of superstorm Sandy's power.
"We're in a moment in time when there is an opportunity to do something really big and meaningful," said Nate Woiwode, a policy adviser...