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    Science Advisory Board

    The Science Advisory Board will, at the Commissioner's request, provide independent peer review and advice on scientific and technical issues relevant to the DEP's mission.

    The Board will deliver its findings and recommendations to the Commissioner through the DEP's Division of Science and Research, which also will serve as a liaison with the Commissioner, DEP staff, and the public.

    Four standing committees will report to the Science Advisory Board

  • Climate and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Ecological Processes
  • Public Health
  • Water Quality and Quantity

  • Interested in serving on the Science Advisory Board? Visit this page for more details.

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  • Peer Review- New Jersey Scientific Report on Climate Change- April 2020

  • Approaches for Addressing Drinking Water and Wastewater Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) in a Broader Context: Identification, Ranking, and Treatment Removal- April 2020

  • Outdoor Food Waste Composting- April 2020

  • Climate Change and Water Resources- April 2020

  • Evaluation of the Observed or Potential Impacts to Ocean Resources from Underwater Seismic Testing- March 2020

  • Citizen Science at NJDEP- March 2020

  • Arsenic Mobilization Due to Pipeline Installation- January 2020

  • Peer-Review of CHANJ (Connecting Habitat Across New Jersey Initiative- June 2019

  • Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP/Asphalt Millings)- March 2019

  • Impacts of Dredging and Dredged Material Management on Coastal Ecosystems- June 2017

  • Long-term Effects of Eutrophication- June 2017

  • Role of "Omics" and the Use for Human Health Risk Assessment- May 2017

  • Development of Human Health Risk Assessment Documents- March 2017

  • Marine Dissolved Oxygen Work Group- April 2017

  • Evaluation of Acrylamide Monomer- April 2017

  • Re-use and Disposal of Hatchery Fish Diseased by Furunculosis- April 2017

  • Water Quality Data Evaluation and Interpretation- January 2016

  • Climate and Atmospheric Sciences- January 2016

  • Human Health Impacts of Microplastics & Nanoplastics- December 2015

  • Management of Waste Wallboard- November 2015

  • New Jersey Ocean Acidification- September 2015

  • New Jersey Human Biomonitoring- March 2015

  • Bayesian Inference: Application to Environmental Management and Decision-Making- April 2014

  • Assessment of the Median Nitrate Concentration Model for the New Jersey Highlands in Subwatersheds and Land Use Capability Zones- August 2014

  • Air Toxics- September 2013

  • Perimeter Air Monitoring- November 2013

  • Nutrient Issues- September 2013

  • Contaminants of Emerging Concern- September 2012

  • Critical Habitat for Flora & Fauna in NJ - Revisiting the Definition- May 2013

  • Development of Health-Based Acute Criteria-February 2012

  • Impact to Ground Water Soil Remediation Standards Guidance- October 2011

  • Improvement of Ambient Air Quality from Installing Retrofitted Equipment on Non-Road Diesel Construction Equipment- February 2012

  • Nitrate Dilution Model Summary- May 2011
  • Division of Science and Research
    Dr. Gary A. Buchanan, Director

    Mailing Address:
    Mail code: 428-01, P.O. Box 420
    Trenton, NJ 08625

    Main DEP Phone Number: (609) 777-3373
    Division Phone Number: (609) 984-6070
    Fax: (609) 292-7340