Research, Studies, and Technical Information
Hudson River Mainstem
Salt-Front Movement in the Hudson River Estuary, New YorkSimulations
by One-Dimensional Flow and Solute-Transport Models, M. Peter de
Vries and Lawrence A. Weiss. One-dimensional models as well as
Solute-Transport models used to represent the salt-front movement of the
Flow and Chloride Transport in the Tidal Hudson River, NY, Lawrence
A. Weiss, Raymond W. Schaffranek, and M. Peter de Vries. A
one-dimensional dynamic-flow model & one-dimensional solute-transport
model used to evaluate the effects of possible water withdrawals on
Changes in Fish Assemblages in the Tidal Hudson River, New York,
Daniels, R. A., K.E. Limburg, R.E. Schmidt, D.L. Strayer, R.C. Chambers.
2005. Changes in fish assemblages in the tidal Hudson River, New York.
American Fisheries Society Symposium 45:471-503, 2005. An account of
the various ways fish within the Hudson River have reacted to the
environmental changes around them.
Study Plan for Avian Injury Study: Amendment for Year 2 (2007), U.S.
Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of the Interior. 2007. A
continuation of an experiment conducted in 2006 that assesses the damage
PCB contamination has inflicted upon tree swallows.
Injures to Hudson River Surface Water Resources Resulting in the Loss
of Navigational Services, New York State Department of Environmental
Conservation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S.
Department of the Interior. 2006. A report on how the PCB contamination
has hindered the publics ability to use the Upper Hudson River and
Champlain Canal for navigation.
Water Quality in the Hudson River Basin: New York and Adjacent States,
1992-1995, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey.
1992-1995. An assessment of the water quality of the Hudson River and
The Cost of Clean and Safe Water: Sustaining our Water Infrastructure
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission. 2006. The
results of a year long study which recorded and analyzed the cost of
maintaining drinking water and wastewater systems within the Hudson
Advancing Biodiversity Conservation in the Hudson River Estuary
Watershed: A Report on the Products of a Multi-stakeholder Workshop
Series, The Nature Conservancy. Shirer, B., T. Tear, K. Dolan, N.
Salafsky, C. Stem. 2005. A documentation of the efforts made by The
Nature Conservancy to preserve the Hudson River Estuary ecosystems that
are in danger.
NYC DEP 2006, Watershed Protection Program Summary and Assessment, New
York City Department of Environmental Protection. 2006. A report that
outlines a program which can be used to combat the problems faced by
watersheds throughout the Catskill/Delaware region.
Stream Monitoring and Stewardship
Hudson Basin River Watch Guidance Document: Helping to Coordinate
Monitoring of Freshwater Wadeable Rivers throughout the Watershed,
Behar, S., M. Cheo, B. Alpern, A. Waterman, C. Olson, D. Burns, C.
Calhoun, R. Christie, G. Dates, J. Myers, R. Bode, S. Penningroth, D.
Reed. 2004. A guide on how to monitor freshwater wadeable rivers
throughout the Hudson River watershed.
New York Standards and Specifications for Erosion and Sediment Control,
New York State Department of
Environmental Conservation, 2005, Standards and specifications for
selection, design, and implementation of erosion and sediment control
Hudson Raritan Estuary Environmental Restoration Feasibility Study:
Lower Hudson River Study Area Report, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
2004. A report aimed at restoring the ecological function and diversity
of the Lower Hudson River Estuary. It takes into account the various
different conditions that must be addressed in order to prompt
successful ecosystem restoration.
NYS Health Advisories Related to Chemicals in Sportfish and Game
Chemicals in Sportfish and Game, New York State Department of Health.
2007. An advisory warning the public about which fish and game to avoid
and how to reduce ones exposures to contaminants in the fish and game
that they do eat.
Health Advisories on Eating Sportfish: New York City Area, Rockland and
Westchester Counties and Long Island, including Marine Waters of New
York State, New York State Department of Health. 2007. General and
specific advisories on what fish to and not to eat.
Adirondack Park Fish Advisory, New York State Department of Health.
2007. An Adirondack Park Fish Advisory that highlights the risks
associated with eating specific fish native to the Adirondack region.
Social Marketing and Outreach
Getting Your Feet Wet with Social Marketing: A Social Marketing Guide
for Watershed Programs, Wilbur, J. 2006. A guide to effective
advertising and campaigning that will build on a foundation of issue
awareness and promote responsible behavior in accordance with the
attention the issue needs and deserves.
Getting in Step: A Guide for Conducting Watershed Outreach, New York
State Department of Environmental Protection. 2003. Advice on how
watershed groups, local government, and individuals can maximize the
effectiveness of public outreach campaigns to reduce non-point source
pollution and protect the water sources we value within society.
Principles of Watershed Hydrology
Stream Processes: A Guide to Living in Harmony with Streams, Thigpen,
J. 2006. A guide to how streams work and how to manage in the case of a
flood, bridge washout, and so on.