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Coastal Research

This web page provides links to research topics such as Brown Tide, Pfiesteria research, Barnegat Bay hydrographic study, mercury concentration in fish from New Jersey waterways, perceived impacts of fish consumption advisories and the New Jersey coast.

Staff Expertise

Aquatic Bioassays

Tom Atherholt - (609) 984-2212

Aquatic Biology

Aquatic Toxicology/ Biology

Aquatic Ecology

Nick Procopio (609) 633-7713

Aquatic Ecolog/Bioindicators of Anthropogenic Impacts on Water Quality

Mihaela Enache (609) 292-6134
Coastal Issues; Fish,
Shellfish & Wildlife, Contaminant Studies, Mercury Dioxin, PCBs

Bruce Ruppel (609) 984-6548

Ocean Mapping \Coastal Hazards

Dorina Frizzera (609) 777-3251


 

Reports & Project Summaries

The Science of Barnegat Bay - Seminar Presentations (July 2010)

Use of SAV Biotic Indicators for the Assessment of Eutrophication in Barnegat Bay Little Egg Harbor (BB-LEH) (November 2009)
Final Report - 73 pages 750 kb

Contaminant Transport in Coastal Aquifers- (2009)
Final Report - 308 pages 1.71.mb

Perceived Impacts of Fish Consumption Advisories on the Recreational Fishing Boat Industry in New Jersey (2003)

Brown Tide Bloom Assessment Project in NJ Coastal Waters: 2000-2002

Harmful Algal Blooms In Coastal Waters Of  New Jersey (2002)

Assessment of Total Mercury Concentrations in Fish from Rivers, Lakes and Reservoirs in New Jersey - (July 2002)
Full Report- 171 pages - 1.61mb

The September 2002 Version of the Method 1600 Enterococcus Test: Aerococcus viridans as a False-positive Organism

Hydrographic Study of Barnegat Bay (1998)

Microbial Indicator of Human and Non-Human Fecal Contamination of Coastal Waters and Shellfish  DRAFT (1995)

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), Chlordane, and DDTs in Selected Fish and Shellfish from New Jersey Waters, 1988-1991:  Results from New Jersey's Toxics in Biota Monitoring Program  (1993) -

Polylchlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), Chlordane, and DDTs in Selected Fish and Shellfish from New Jersey Waters, 1986-1987:  Results from New Jersey's Toxics in Biota Monitoring Program  (1990)

PCBs in Selected Finfish Caught within NJ Waters, with Limited Chlordane Data (1981-1982)  (1983)

Eight Characterizing Trends in the Barnegat Bay Watershed, Ocean County, New Jersey


Office of Science
Dr. Gary A. Buchanan, Manager
Mailing Address:
Mail code 428-01, P.O. Box 420
P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 0862

Phone: (609) 984-6070
Fax: (609) 292-7340


For Information regarding this site, please contact Terri Tucker.


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