Roanoke Sound Estuary
Information about the Roanoke Sound Estuary
The Importance of Estuaries
- Provide ecosystem services like water filtration and habitat protection.
- Brings nutrients to surrounding watersheds.
- Provides economic, cultural and ecological benefits.
- They are also buffer zones.
Rivers, streams and waterways that flow into the estuary
- Albemarle Sound
- Pamlico Sound
- Roanoke River
- Climate Change
- Over population