David Robinson, New Jersey State Climatologist
David Robinson – New Jersey State Climatologist
Dave Robinson – New Jersey State Climatologist
Randy Gaugler and Ary Faraji, Rutgers University’s Center for Vector Biology
Raymond Farrow’s eyes darted between the barn on one side and the horse getting bathed on the other as he spoke, his words dripping with passion as the early morning sun now cresting the trees turned Monmouth Park’s backstretch into a cauld…
Levels of fecal bacteria, which could be coming from animals and humans, have spiked in recent years in the Navesink River… Chris Obropta, a professor at Rutgers and expert on urban water quality issues, has been advising towns to take matters into their own hands. New Jersey is a home rule state, meaning that town council’s can pass ordinances requiring builders to take steps to cut back on impervious surfaces, the non-porous surfaces that cannot absorb water such as parking lots or roofs. “As people redevelop or fix developments, you can ask them to do just a little bit more, do their share,” he said, during a meeting in Rumson hosted by Clean Ocean Action last month. Obropta performs assessments for towns in New Jersey so they can see how much they are infringing on the natural water cycle.
From tourism dollars to property values, Barnegat Bay has a huge economic influence on the Jersey Shore. As the population around the bay continues to grow, concerns remain about its health… Oxygen in the water is essential for fish – the report rated the amount of oxygen in Barnegat Bay as “good.” Rutgers Professor Michael Kennish questioned the accuracy of the report on this point, saying more data was necessary.
Climate change and its effects looms as one of the great global challenges of our time. Or not so much, depending on whom you may be talking to. While the scientific community largely agrees not only on the existence of global warming but man’s effect …
What boat show is complete without ‘how to’ seminars from the tops in the industry? This year’s New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo at the New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center has a full line up…Olaf Jensen, Rutgers University, presents NJ Strip…