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Great Falls of the Passaic River at Paterson, N.J

Great Falls of the Passaic River at Paterson, N.J.

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DRBC Assistance

Project Title:DRBC Assistance
Project Number: LJ00EFT
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Project Start Date: 03-JAN-2011
Project End Date: 30-JAN-2012

Project Objectives

USGS will provide technical support to the Delaware River Basin Commission in preparation of the State of the Estuary / State of the Basin Technical reports during calendar years 2010 and 2011.

Statement of Problem

USGS will provide technical support to the Delaware River Basin Commission in preparation of the State of the Estuary / State of the Basin Technical reports during calendar years 2010 and 2011.

Strategy and Approach

USGS technical support will involve the following activities:

  • Technical review of draft documents, including;
    • Selected indicator parameter and parameter codes;
    • Site selection approach and rationale;
    • Completeness of data set;
    • Proposed methods for trend analysis;
    • Proposed methods for spatial analysis;
    • Drafting and coordination of comments and recommendations.

For the Water Quantity and Hydrology Section, USGS technical support will involve the following activities:
  • Inventory of available monitors and funding status for flow, water quality and precipitation data for the Delaware River Basin.
  • Historical gage data analysis (PoR versus recent trends) and interpretation for Delaware River at Trenton and selected other gages;
  • Technical review of draft documents.

 

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