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 […]
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 Raritan River has a rich history, which includes strong ties to Rutgers University. However, for Rutgers students the Raritan River is a problem, a physical barrier separating campuses experienced primarily through the windows of a bus. A number of entities from across the university are collaborating to transform the Raritan Basin into an academic […]