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Porch hangs in mid-air after flooding, Seaside Heights, NJ
November 30, 2012

Hurricane Sandy flood effects 2012, Seaside Heights, NJ

Hurricane Sandy struck the New Jersey shore Oct. 29-31, 2012. This house in Seaside Heights, NJ lost part of its foundation, leaving a front porch suspended in mid-air.

New Jersey boat docking at a tidal sensor in the bay
May 23, 2012

Checking Tide Sensors

New Jersey Ambar docked at tide sensor on a bridge footer at East Thorofare at Ship Bottom, NJ (01409146).

Blossoming cherry at back entrence of the New Jersey Water Science Center
March 30, 2012

Blossoming Cherry in New Jersey

The back walk-up to the New Jersey Water Science Center with a bright pink chery tree in blossom.

Atsion lake from the  spillway
November 3, 2010

Atsion Lake

Mist on surface of Atsion Lake as seen from the spillway in Atsion, New Jersey

Tech sampling groundwater next to a table of sensors
October 13, 2010

Sampling groundwater

USGS Scientist Lisa Carper testing groundwater samples

A view of the Franklin Pond Creek flowing through the rocks.
July 1, 2010

Franklin Creek

Franklin Pond Creek flowing between a rocky outcrop and the forrest near Beaver Lake, New Jersey

USGS scientist with equipment used to inject fluids for a bioaugmentation experiment
October 14, 2008

Equipment for an Bioaugmentation Experiment at the Naval Air Warfare Center (NAWC) Research Site, West Trenton, New Jersey

The set up and equipment used for the bioaugmentation experiment at a fractured-rock contamination site. The site is contaminated with trichloroethene (TCE). The bladders contain the solutions that were injected into the subsurface. The injection well is right in front of the blue barrel. The experiment

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Heron wading through wetlands in New Jersey
August 27, 2008

White Heron in the Wetlands

White heron wading in the wetlands in Ironia, New Jersey

Heron stalking through the wetlands of New Jersey
August 27, 2008

Stalking Heron

White Heron stalking through the Wetlands in Ironia New Jersey

House with the first floor under water during a flood
April 16, 2007

Flood in Hackensack

Looking downstream from the bridge on the Hackensack River in Riverdale, New Jersey a few hours after the flood peak on April 16, 2007, at near peak stage.

Photograph of road cut showing fractured sedimentary rocks
August 21, 2006

Bed-Oriented Fracturing in the Lockatong Formation, Newark Basin

Road cut along Interstate-295 (formerly I-95) near West Trenton, NJ, showing the Lockatong Formation, Newark Basin. The larger fractures in this mudstone rock are generally oriented along the bedding of the low-permeability strata.

Scientist at research table set up in the river
August 20, 2006

Raritan River Research

USGS scientist doing Groundwater-Surface Water Interaction studies in the Raritan River