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State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection


Science Advisory Board

Environmental Trends Reports

Study Areas

-Barnegat Bay
-Drinking Water
-Environmental Health
- Environmental Standards
- Fish Advisories & Studies
- Mercury
Nutrient Related Research
Ocean\Wind Power Ecological Baseline Study
- Raritan Bay - Bibliography
- Water Quality
- Wetlands

Division Reports
- -Research Project Summaries

Division Peer-Reviewed Publications

Staff Expertise

Related Links

DEP Environmental Research Library

New Jersey Environmental Digital Library

New Jersey Jellyfish Information Web App (2020)

Request for Proposal of Analytical Services-Water, Sediment and Fish Tissue-Bids due by June 3, 2020 at 12 Noon

NJDEP Barnegat Bay Boaters Web App (2020)

Concentrations of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in New Jersey Soils (2020)

Requestion for Public Comment on Draft Interim Specific Ground Water Quality Criteria and Draft Interim Practical Quantitation Level (PQL) for PFOS & PFOA
The Comment Period Is Now Closed

Diatom Flora of the New Jersey Coastal Wetlands (2019)

Evaluation of DNA-based metabarcoding of microeukaryotic assemblages for water-quality monitoring in New Jersey rivers and streams (2019)

2019 New Jersey Fish Consumption Advisories (July 2019)

New Jersey Wetland Program Plan 2019-2022 (March 2019)

Fish Smart Eat Smart NJ

Investigation of Levels of Perfluorinated Compounds in New Jersey Fish, Surface Water, and Sediment (2018) Full Report | Research Project Summmary

The function of the Division of Science and Research is to help ensure that the department's decision-making is based upon the best possible scientific and technical information. The role of this division is to provide the department with, and access to, expertise and information that supports its technical and policy needs. In addition, the division performs research to meet the information and problem-solving needs, identifies and understands emerging issues that require the department's attention and advocates/integrates the multi-disciplinary perspective into the department's identification, analysis and resolution of environmental issues.

Division of Science and Research
Dr. Gary A. Buchanan, Director
Mailing Address:
Mail code 428-01, P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625

Office Location:
428 East State St., 1st floor
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: (609) 984-6070
Fax: (609) 292-7340