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Science Partners & Supporters


LDEO_LogoColumbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory is one of the world’s leading research centers, where more than 300 research scientists seek fundamental knowledge about the origin, evolution and future of the natural world. It is part of The Earth Institute at Columbia University, which mobilizes the sciences, education and public policy to achieve a sustainable earth. For more information, visit:www.ldeo.columbia.edu or www.earth.columbia.edu.

queens_college_logoQueens College, City University of New York, prepares students to become leaders of our global society by offering a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of faculty dedicated to both teaching and research. The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Queens College utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of our society’s most pressing environmental challenges. The School’s faculty conduct research on issues, such as climate change and clean water supply, with a global scope while maintaining a particular emphasis on issues impacting the residents of New York. For more information, visit www.qc.cuny.edu or http://qcpages.qc.edu/EES/.

Dr. Gregory O’Mullan, Co-Principal Investigator, Queens College: Dr. O’Mullan is an Assistant Professor in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Queens College, City University of New York and also holds an Adjunct Research Scientist position at Lamont-Doherty. He has expertise in environmental microbiology and coastal water quality. He has worked with the microbial ecology and nutrient cycling of multiple estuarine systems including the Hudson River, Chesapeake Bay, and Monterey Bay. Dr. O’Mullan oversees field sampling and microbiological analyses for the Hudson River water quality project. For more information, visit http://www.qc.cuny.edu/Academics/Degrees/DMNS/sees/People/Pages/FacultyResearch.aspx?ItemID=30

Dr. Andrew Juhl, Co-Principal Investigator, LDEO: Dr. Juhl is a Lamont Associate Research Professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. He has extensive experience in oceanography and sampling in coastal waters. Dr. Juhl oversees the acquisition and processing of the environmental sensor measurements for the Hudson River water quality project. For more information, visit http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/user/andyjuhl.


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Riverkeeper is grateful to the following for their generous support of the program:

  • Sun Hill Family Foundation
  • Park Foundation
  • Butler Conservation Fund
  • M&T Bank

Many partners make data collection, analysis and communication possible, including:

Ancram Conservation Advisory Council, Ashokan Center, Bard Water Lab at Bard College, Batten Kill Conservancy, Bronx River Alliance, Brooklyn College, Butler Conservation Fund, Cary Institute, Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia-Greene Trout Unlimited, Cornell University, CUNY Queens, DEC Division of Water, DEC Hudson River Estuary Program, Gardiner Conservation Advisory Council, Groundwork Hudson Valley, Hudson Basin River Watch, Hudson Crossing Park, Hudson River Maritime Museum, IDEXX, Interstate Environmental Commission, Jarrett Engineers, John Jay College, LaGuardia Community College, M&T Bank, Marist College, Montgomery Conservation Advisory Council, New Paltz Kayaking Tours, New York City Water Trail Association, NYC boathouses, NYS Environmental Protection Fund, Ossining High School, Pace University, Park Foundation, Pleasantville Conservation Advisory Council, Rhinebeck Rotary Club, Rochester Environmental Conservation Commission, Rocking the Boat, Roe Jan Watershed Community, Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban, River at Beczak, Saw Kill Watershed Community, Saw Mill River Coalition, Sparkill Creek, Watershed Alliance, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Maritime, SUNY Poly, SUNY Rockland, The River Project, U.S. Geological Survey, Wallkill River Watershed Alliance, Waterkeeper Alliance, Wawarsing Environmental Conservation Commission, Yonkers Paddling and Rowing Club, and many Riverkeeper members.

In addition to the principal participants, the following people have contributed
their time and energy to help this project, for which we are extremely grateful:

John Lipscomb, Tracy Brown, Carol Knudson, Jennifer Epstein, Dan Shapley, Liz Bisbee, Eli Dueker, Maren Mellendorf, Liz Suter, Julianne Hagerty, Sarah McGrath, Kris Swensen and Suzanne Young.

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