New Jersey Water Science Center
USGS IN YOUR STATE
USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.
What We Do
The staff of the USGS New Jersey Water Science Center:
Data collection and interpretive studies are done to support state-wide water-resource infrastructure and management needs and are part of the USGS science strategy to address the water-resource priorities of the nation and global trends in:
Water-data collection, processing, analysis, dissemination, and archiving are major parts of the New Jersey Water Science Center program. Streamflow data, for example, are used for flood and water-supply forecasts, planning and design, river regulation, streamflow statistics, and research investigations. Much of the data are available on a near-real-time basis by satellite telemetry. Types of real-time data currently collected include:
USGS data are stored and maintained in long-term, quality-assured databases. The databases contain data for New Jersey and the rest of the Nation. A majority of the data are readily accessible to the public through NWIS web. The data include:
Hydrologic research projects done by the NJ WSC staff are done with the purpose to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural hazards; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.help cooperating agencies solve water problems. Research projects with the data collection activities of the NJ WSC make it an be an indispensible resource:
NJ WSC project work address many water issues:
The New Jersey Water Science Center provides water-information publications on many topics and in many formats. From this Web page, you can locate, view, download, or order scientific and technical articles and reports as well as general interest publications such as booklets, fact sheets, pamphlets, and posters resulting from the research performed by our scientists and partners.