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Earth Science in New Jersey

The New Jersey Geological Survey, housed within DEP's Division of Science and Research, provides an informative homepage with data sets, publication lists, staff listings and services for classroom instruction, resource planning, environmental assessments and public information. Much of the information is designed for use by primary and secondary school teachers and students, as well as by professional scientists and the public at large.

Highlights
  • Current earth science data in a downloadable electronic format (GEODATA)

  • Aquifer recharge and water quality information

  • "Earthquake risk in New Jersey" information

  • Geologic Map of New Jersey - downloadable

  • The New Jersey State Dinosaur (Hadrosaurus foulkii)

  • Water use in New Jersey depicted by watershed region, county, aquifer and type of usage

  • Earth Science classroom lessons for all ages

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Target Audience(s)
Schools, environmental organizations, local government, businesses

Additional Information
New Jersey Geological Survey
NJDEP, PO Box 427
Trenton NJ 08625-0427
Phone: 609-984-6587
Fax: 609-633-1004
www.nj.gov/dep/njgs
www.nj.gov/dep/njgs/eslessons.htm

The New Jersey Geological Survey has partnered with the New Jersey Earth Science Teachers Association at teacher conferences and professional development workshops annually.
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