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Nathaniel Trumbull

Dr. Nathaniel TrumbullPh.D., University of Washington (2006)

Office phone: 860-405-9272


Research Interests:

Coastal Management
Water Resources Planning and Management
Urban and Community Development
Regional Planning
Geographic Information Systems


UConn Geography Research Clusters:

Spatial Analysis of Social Issues
Human-Environment Dynamics


GEOG 2500: Introduction to GIS
GEOG 3320W: Environmental Evaluation and Assessment
GEOG 3340: Environmental Planning and Management
MARN 4002: Science and the Coastal Environment

Selected Publications

“Navigating towards tomorrow in the urban sea: the challenges and opportunities of Maritime Spatial Planning in Long Island Sound,” co-authored with Syma Ebbin, Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal, 8:1, 15-82.

 “Culture-led Development and Conflict over Urban Space: Refashioning St. Petersburg, Russia.” 96 (1), 1-22. Geografiska Annaler: Series B, March 2014.

 “Restructuring socialist housing estates and its impact on residents’ perceptions: “Renovatsiia” of khrushchevki in St. Petersburg, Russia. 1-17. GeoJournal, February 2014.

“Assessing the Nutrient Loading on the Eastern Gulf of Finland (Baltic Sea) from the Russian Catchment Area,” co-authored with Sergey Kondratyev (first author), Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 2012, Vol. 60, No. 3, 145-151.

“Environmental Degradation of Russian Coastal Regions: The Case of the Gulf of Finland,” co-authored with Oleg Bodrov, Eurasian Geography and Economics, Vol. 50, No. 5, 2009, pp 1-15.


“Creating a Blue Heritage Trail for Southeast Connecticut: Maritime History, Economy and Ecology,” National Maritime Heritage Grant, National Park Service, 2017-2019.

“Best practices of decommissioning of nuclear power plants in the U.S. and Russia,” PI, grant of U.S. State Department, 2014-16.

“The environmental and economic impacts of moorage marinas on the West Coast,” Co-PI, grant of Washington Sea Grant, 2014-18.