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New Jersey land type areas 1954

Land type areas of New Jersey, 1954. Color coded by types of glacial deposits and coastal plains. Created under the direction of the New Jersey Agricultural Exeperiment Station of Rutgers University and the U.S.D.A. Soil Conservation Service.

East Coast Shellfish Hatchery and Nursery List 2001 (Fact sheet)

This publication is designed to identify shellfish seed suppliers from along the East Coast of the United States and Canada so that there might be a better link between the shellfish farmers and the shellfish seed suppliers. The list is organized by state and provides hatchery names, contact names, and mailing addresses and phone numbers.

Liberty bank information booth sells war bonds in Paterson, New Jersey

Liberty Bank information booth is set-up in the City Hall Plaza to sell war bonds to help fund our efforts during World War I, circa 1918.Photographer Heinrichs Studio.

1999 Air Quality Report

A summary of the New Jersey air quality data for 1999. Contains information on the Air Quality Index (AQI), concentrations of individual pollutants - sulfur dioxide, fine and inhalable particulates, carbon monoxide, ozone, nitrogen oxides, lead, sulfates and nitrates, smoke shade, and acid precipitation - and a monthly summary of meteorological information. A trend comparison with previous years is also provided. Newly included this year are data from the urban air toxics and photochemical assessment...

Final Report: Assessment of Historical and Current Trends in Mercury Deposition to New Jersey Aquatic Systems through Analysis of Sediment/Soil Cores

This study utilized sediment and soil cores collected at six sites from throughout the state of New Jersey between September 2000 and December 2001. A primary focus of this project and a long-term goal of the overall investigation is to address the following questions: to what extent can the sources of atmospheric Hg deposition to New Jersey be identified and characterized; and are there in-state sources of particular significance. The ultimate goal is to provide...

Conservation Planning for the Hackensack Meadowlands: The Meadowlands and Its Fish and Wildlife Resources

This document addresses questions about the Meadowlands' role, degradation, current problems and restoration. It discusses the value of the Hackensack Meadowlands, the problems from years of neglect, service activities in the Meadowlands, and a preliminary conservation plan.

Northern Goshawk, Accipiter gentilis

This fact sheet contains information about the Northern Goshawk, the largest of the three North American accipiters, or forest hawks that nest in mature, contiguous forests that are safeguarded from human activity and development.

Water Supply Availability in the Raritan River Basin

The Raritan River Basin supports a wide variety of New Jersey ecosystems within the Highlands, Piedmont and Coastal Plain geologic provinces. Many of these ecosystems rely heavily on the close proximity of surface waters, wetlands and high ground water tables. The Raritan River Basin is also a major source of potable and industrial water supplies in central New Jersey. Finally, the surface waters of the Basin are used for recreational and aesthetic purposes. The vitality...

Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Draft Facility Siting Report

The primary objective of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site remedy is to protect public health and the environment from unacceptable risks due to PCB-contaminated sediments in the Upper Hudson River. The purpose of facility siting is to identify locations (within the defined boundaries of the study area) that meet the objectives of a sediment-processing/transfer facility. Identification of the Recommended Sites represents the next-to-last milestone in the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) facility siting...

Development of Wetland Quality and Function Assessment Tools and Demonstration

The specific goal of this study is to enhance the state's ability to identify indicators for wetland value and function. To this end, the study focuses on a suite of rapid assessment tools designed to evaluate wetland quality and function that could be readily implemented in the field.

Watershed Focus Newsletter, Summer 2003

The Watershed Focus Newsletter, which is published by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Watershed Management, concentrates on watershed management, stormwater and nonpoint source pollution management issues in New Jersey. The Summer 2003 issue features the following articles: From the Director's Desk - New direction for Watershed Management; Raritan River Gets Watershed Initiative Grant - EPA funds for restoration and outreach; Use Pesticides Sparingly - DEP asks residents to limit pesticide use;...

Agricultural Pesticide Use in New Jersey: 1991 Survey

The New Jersey Pesticide Control Program (NJPCP) began a series of pesticide use surveys in 1985.These surveys address use for agriculture. The information collected from the NJPCP surveys is used by agencies within the NJ Department ofEnvironmental Protection to help research and monitoring efforts in areas such as ground waterprotection, farm worker protection and education, and residual pesticide sampling. The survey dataare also downloaded into state and federal geographical information systems for mapping purposes.All general...

Natural Resource Inventory of Joe Palaia Park (Formerly Deal Test Site): Ocean Township, Ocean County, New Jersey

Research on area land use from 1823 to 1919 suggests that the vegetation at the site consisted of farm type open field species such as grasses and field crops, with shrubs and trees in the wetter areas along Poplar Brook. From 1919-1970 the site or certain portions of the site had been developed for various communications research and development programs beginning in 1919 when Western Electric Company acquired the parcel. The inventory shows the history...

Hibernia vicinity map 1894

Map of present day Rockaway Township details the contour and minerals on the tracts of the Hibernia Mines with the different types of ores noted by symbol or color. Map based on a New Jersey geological survey.

Unearthing New Jersey Vol. 1 No. 2

The New Jersey Geological Survey (NJGS) provides geoscience information to government agencies, consultants, industry, environmental groups and the public. The work of the Survey covers large regional issues of environmental concern and economic development, as well as smaller, educational studies. This issue includes a message from the State Geologist, Karl W. Muessig, a list of new NJGS publications, a geology crossword puzzle and the following articles: The Geologic History of New Jersey's Landscape, New Jersey's...

Hackneys Restaurant, Atlantic City, New Jersey

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Map of Hackneys Restaurant in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey. Main routes for travel by automobile, boat, bus, trolley, rail and rolling chair (along Boardwalk) are highlighted in red.

Jersey City 1848 Map

A descriptive paragraph details the previous maps dating back to 1804 that were utilized to compile the contemporary version. There is also data on assignment of lot numbers and owners of some of these lots. At the bottom right is an artists depiction of the city from the shore of the Cunard Docks by D. H. Arnot.

Water Withdrawals in New Jersey, 1990-1999

This information circular reports on water withdrawals in New Jersey from 1990 to 1999. It discusses water sources and water use, broken down by type of use, source and county.

Fecal Pollution Indicator Monitoring Requirements

The monitoring requirements for fecal pollution are listed in a table, giving consideration to NJ regulations and federal criteria or requirements.

The 2003 Osprey Project in New Jersey

The osprey is a large raptor (bird of prey) usually seen near bodies of water that support adequate fish populations. In the 1800s, there was an abundant breeding population of osprey along the New Jersey coast and near most fresh water bodies. Pesticide contamination and habitat loss gradually reduced the annual number of osprey nesting pairs throughout this past century. The state's osprey population began to recover as nesting success improved and the number of...

Clean Ocean Advocate, May 2005

The monthly Clean Ocean Advocate newsletter informs citizens about critical ocean pollution issues, important meeting dates, proposed legislation, special events, and other notes of interest. Articles in this issue include: Governor Supports 'COZ' Initiative; Regional Efforts to Halt Oil and Gas Drilling; Family Luau for the Ocean - May 22.

The Jersey Sierran, Vol. 33, No. 1, January-March 2004

This is the quarterly newsletter of the New Jersey Chapter of The Sierra Club. Topics covered include summarizing results from the latest state elections, family planning initiatives overseas to protect the environment, a report from the Conservation Director for the Club, an update on environmental efforts in the Meadowlands, news from local Sierra Club groups around the state, and much more.

Reappraisal : Seaside Park to Mantoloking, 1995-1999

The results of the water quality analysis of samples collected between January 1995 andApril 1999 indicate that the Approved waters in the shellfish growing area met all criteriafor classification as Approved. The Ocean County Utilities Authority - Northern WaterPollution Control Facility (wastewater treatment facility) discharge is present in this area.However, no impacts to the Approved waters of this area from the discharges wereindicated by the water quality analysis or an on-site inspection of the treatment...

2002 Detention Basin Retrofit and Stormwater Outfall Inventory

This study was conducted to identify stormwater detention basins and outfalls in the Great Swamp Watershed and evaluate the potential for retrofitting these structures to improve water quality and reduce harmful stormwater impacts in the Great Swamp and its tributaries. This study focused on locating and evaluating outfalls and detention basins in the Great Swamp watershed to determine their condition, effectiveness, and potential for retrofitting. The detention basins were field evaluated and photographed.

Release of Mercury From Broken Fluorescent Bulbs

This study examines the amount of mercury released from broken fluorescent bulbs. Mercury is a persistent, bioaccumulative toxin. Although human exposure to mercury largely derives from fish consumption, inhalation and dermal contact may also occur. Estimates vary regarding the amount of mercury released when fluorescent bulbs are broken on discard. This study establishes that between 17% and 40% of the mercury in low-mercury fluorescent bulbs is released to the air within two weeks of breakage,...

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