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Water Quality Research and Special Projects

NYSDEC staff collect a sediment core from New York Harbor
NYSDEC staff collect a
sediment core from
New York Harbor

Beyond the routine monitoring of all the waters of the state, the bureau also investigates, through sampling investigation and research, other issues and questions bearing on water quality. These activities may focus on a specific waterbody, or substance/contaminant, or source/pathway, or contaminant trends. Water quality research projects maybe short- or long-term efforts, but are typically of limited duration.

These more focused studies and research efforts include:


More about Water Quality Research and Special Projects:

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