Unified Interior Regions

New York

Located in the Northeastern United States, New York is the seventh-most densely populated state in the U.S. The state covers 54,555 square miles and ranks as the 27th largest state by size. The Great Appalachian Valley dominates eastern New York and contains the Lake Champlain Valley as its northern half and the Hudson Valley as its southern half. Much of New York State borders water.

New York Water Science Center

New York Water Science Center

425 Jordan Road
Troy, NY 12180-8349

Phone: (518) 285-5695
Fax: (518) 285-5601

New York Water

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Date published: August 4, 2015
Status: Active

Long-term Monitoring Water Quality in the Catskill Mountains of New York

Summary The Long-Term Monitoring Network (LTM) is funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to monitor trends in surface water quality by nesting a few intensively-monitored stations within a network of more numerous but less frequently sampled stations. The intensively-monitored stations have provided monthly discharge and water-quality data at 6 locations across the country...

Date published: May 1, 2015
Status: Completed

Seismology in the City

Release Date: May 1, 2015

How seismologists can use noise to see under the ground.

Contacts: William J Stephenson, Lisa A Wald, Steve Hartzell, Morgan Moschetti, Jack Odum, Robert Williams, David Worley
Date published: January 16, 2013
Status: Completed

EPA, USGS, with USFWS Release New Report on the Extent and Severity of Toxic Contaminants in the Chesapeake Bay and its Watershed

Report summarizing existing information on the extent and severity of the occurrence of toxic contaminants in the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed.

Contacts: Scott Phillips
Date published: August 30, 2002
Status: Completed

Environmental Studies of the World Trade Center Area After the September 11, 2001 Attack

USGS scientists conducted a remote sensing and mineralogical characterization study of lower Manhattan around the WTC after the September 11, 2001 attack. 

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photo of groundwater monitoring well on Long Island with cover off
June 9, 2005

Groundwater Monitoring Well Long Island, New York

Preparing to sample a groundwater monitoring well on Long Island, New York

USGS scientist in truck with groundwater quality sampling equipment close to groundwater well
May 24, 2005

Groundwater quality sampling on Long Island NBU

USGS scientist sampling groundwater quality on Long Island, NY

small waterfall into a stream surrounded by green bushes and trees
October 2, 2004

Esopus Creek, New York

A tributary of the Esopus Creek

stream of fast moving water running over rocks and boulders
August 16, 2004

Harrington Brook near Lake Lila, New York

Harrington Brook near Lake Lila, New York

coiled up eel laying in a fishing net
February 13, 2004

American eel (Anguilla rostrata) from the Neversink River, New York

American eel (Anguilla rostrata) from the Neversink River, New York

two USGS staffers working on hydroacoustic and turbidity equipment
March 12, 2002

Deploying hydroacoustic and turbidity equipment on the Hudson R

USGS staffers Dan Edwards and Gary Wall attach a hydroacoustic and turbidity equipment package to a tripod for deployment on the bottom of the Hudson River near Poughkeepsie, NY

New York Water Science Center

New York Water Science Center

425 Jordan Road
Troy, NY 12180-8349

Phone: (518) 285-5695
Fax: (518) 285-5601

New York Water