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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 […]
Field experiences provide students with a sense of their local environment and how it fits into the larger world. It also allows students to see firsthand and apply the concepts that are addressed in their courses. Rutgers launched a new 20 passenger landing craft that can navigate the lower Raritan River and estuary. The R/V […]
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. Click on the images to learn more about the instruments and what they measure. Follow this link to learn more about the R/V Rutgers. Follow […]
Part of the mission of the Rutgers Raritan River Consortium is to apply Rutgers’ research, programming and resources in collaboration with other Raritan partners to advance improvements in regional planning, policy and decision-making that positively affects the Raritan region. RU on the Raritan showcases some of the work of Rutgers’ faculty, staff and students — […]