A real-time water quality monitoring station has been deployed on the bottom of the Raritan River in the mid-channel in front of the Rutgers Class of 1914 Boathouse (at approximately Lat/Long 40.488960, -74.33184). YSI/Xylem EXO2 Sonde sensors include: conductivity, temperature, depth, dissolved oxygen, salinity, chlorophyll, turbidity. A Sontek Argonaut-XR ADCP measures pressure, temperature, and current […]
This research study by the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute (MERI) at Rutgers – Newark, aimed to fill in data gaps in river and marsh sediment contamination in the Lower Raritan River. The main tasks of this study were: (1) Measure trace metal and organic contaminant levels in surficial sediments along 20 km of the Lower […]
The R/V Rutgers, available to organizations inside and outside of Rutgers University, comes equipped with instrumentation to measure water quality and quantity, such as CTDs, an ADCP, and a fluorometer. Follow this link to learn more about the R/V Rutgers. Follow this link to real-time data collected on the Raritan.
The EPA Rutgers Raritan River Project was conducted to compile data related to point source and non-point source pollution and Superfund, Brownfield and other contaminated sites into a comprehensive database. In addition, the project developed an interactive tool that assists federal, state, and local stakeholders to make decisions related to environmental cleanup and site reuse, […]