Kearny Marsh Freshwater Wetland Restoration Publications

  1. Sediment & Water Sampling Report (PDF) (1999. Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc.)
    Data and maps describing sediment and water column contaminants at 23 locations within Kearny Marsh (Heavy metals, PAHs, TOC, Volatile & Semi-Volatile Organics, Pesticides).
  2. Storm Water Evaluation Drainage Study (PDF) (2001. Neglia Engineering (Town of Kearny Engineers)
    Data and maps describing sediment and water column contaminants at 23 locations within Kearny Marsh (Heavy metals, PAHs, TOC, Volatile & Semi-Volatile Organics, Pesticides).
  3. Specifications and Proposals for Construction of Leachate Containment and Collection System at Sanitary Landfill 1A in Kearny, NJ (1984. Converse Consultants): Appendix A (PDF); Appendix B (PDF)
    Numerous test borings.
  4. Report of Analysis for HMDC (PDF) (1983. Remo Gigant, NY Testing Laboratories)
    Water quality analysis includes heavy metals, BOD, TDS, Phenols, Sulfate.
  5. Ecological Risk Assessment for Kearny Marsh (PDF) (1999. Cimic)
    The web site contains information on monitoring results in the Kearny Marsh including conventional pollutants, VOC's, and metals data linked to sampling location.
  6. A Historical Consideration of Tidal Flow in the Hackensack Meadowlands (PDF) (1973. HMDC.)
    description of Kearny Marsh taken from the 1897 NJ Geological Survey report (the entire 1897 Geological Survey of N.J., which describes the Meadowlands system is available from Rutgers University libraries).
  7. Watershed Management Area 5 Characterization & Assessment (PDF) (2005. Malcolm Pirnie, Inc and Rutgers University (Obropta lab))
    Description of precipitation patterns, temperatures, geology, impervious surfaces, Water budget, water quality, NPS loads.
  8. The Kearny Freshwater Marsh: The Dynamics of a Young Freshwater Marsh in the Hackensack Meadowlands (PDF) (1982. James M. Kosis Report.)
    Description of Kearny Marsh development (1970s), geology, hydrology, schematics of hydrological engineering system, hydraulic profile schematic. Precipitation data is available for this report.
  9. Hackensack Meadowlands District-Wide Water Quality Monitoring Project Summary (PDF) (1993-1994. HMDC. Konsevick & Hubble.)
    Kearny Marsh averages for DO, P, NH4, SO4, Chl-a, BOD, COD, temp, salinity, pH, TSS, turbidity, Fecal coliform.
  10. Site Inspection Prioritization Report - Keegan Landfill, Kearny, Hudson County, NJ (PDF) (1997. Region II Superfund Technical Assessment and Response Team)
    Site summary description of Keegan Landfill.
  11. General Plan Application - SU3 - Kearny Marsh (PDF) (1982. Greiner Engineering Services, Inc. for Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc.)
    Soil analysis, geology, engineering analysis,
  12. The Kearny Meadows: A Land Use Study (PDF) (1976. HMDC.)
    History of drainage network, max. tide heights and surface flows, land use and sewage flow projections, soils, bedrock.
  13. The Occurrence and Fate of Toxic Substances in NJ Sewage Treatment Facilities (PDF) (1986. NJDEP Office of Science and Research)
    Wastewater influent and effluent analysis from Kearny Municipal STP. Characteristics of POTW influent/effluent are available.
  14. Investigation of Proposed Kearny Redevelopment Area (PDF) (1999. HMDC.)
    Resolution to investigate redevelopment opportunities in and around the Keegan Landfill.
  15. Kearny Area Redevelopment Plan (PDF) (2000. HMDC.)
    Kearny redevelopment plan
  16. Preliminary Environmental and Health Impact Statement for the Materials Handling Complex at the Former Landfill (PDF) (1995. Camp, Dresser, & McKee)
    EIS for non-processible materials landfill and recycling facility on the Keegan Landfill site.
  17. Land Use Feasibility Study (PDF) (1998. Camp, Dresser, & McKee)
    Keegan landfill description, geology, subsurface hydrology, soils, surface water quality, sediment contaminants, air quality.
  18. Monitoring Effects of Urban Land Use on Estuarine Water Quality, Hackensack Meadowlands District, NJ (1994. Konsevick & Hobble)
    Same report as #9, but published in another location under another title.
  19. Assessing Microbial Indicators for Heavy Metal Contamination using Automated Image Analysis (PDF) (2002. Cai & Hahn)
    Analysis of bacterial populations in Kearny Marsh sediments incubated under sulfate-reducing conditions (in situ hybridization and epifluorescence microscopy).
  20. Case history: High-resolution geophysical characterization of shallow-water wetlands (2005. Mansoor, Slater, & Artigas)
    Real time measurements within Kearny Marsh - tool for detection of contaminant "hot spots", physical parameters (conductivity).
  21. Meadowlands Environmental Site Investigation Compilation (MESIC) (PDF) (2004. USACE)
    Full report downloadable from the web at http://merilibrary.njmeadowlands.gov/dbtw-wpd/FullText/ML-04-14.pdf. Data related to restoration projects in the Meadowlands (50 sites described, including Kearny Marsh). Data related to restoration projects in the Meadowlands (50 sites described, including Kearny Marsh). Site reports contain site-specific citations and abstracts from sources that include federal and state agencies, Rutgers University, and private firms.
  22. Influence of Sediment Characteristics on Heavy Metal Toxicity in an Urban Marsh (PDF) (2004. Bentivegna, Alfano, Bugel, & Czechowicz)
    Examines what sediment and detritus characteristics may be influencing heavy metal toxicity in the Kearny Marsh. Sediment and detritus were determined to be highly contaminated with heavy metals.
  23. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2005. B. Xiao for Dr. Weilin Huang)
    Soil laboratory analysis explanations.
  24. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2005. S. Wall for Dr. Lisa Totten)

  25. Aqua-ProTech Laboratories (PDF) (2005. APL)
    Soil and Wastewater Laboratory Results; samples taken at the Keegen Landfill.
  26. Kearny Marsh Restoration Project Preliminary Report (PDF) (2005. RERC)
    Report includes sediment samples from locations within the Kearny Marsh. Heavy metals, PAH, and PCB concentrations have been examined by Rutgers Environmental Research Clinic faculty and discussed in this report. Additionally, this report includes some recommendations for remediation of the Kearny Marsh based on current data collection.
  27. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2006. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  28. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2006. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  29. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2006. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  30. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2006. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  31. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2006. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  32. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2006. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta
  33. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2006. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  34. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2006. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  35. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2006. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  36. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2006. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  37. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2007. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  38. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2007. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  39. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2007. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  40. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2007. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  41. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2007. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  42. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2007. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  43. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2008. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  44. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2008. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  45. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2008. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  46. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2008. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  47. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2008. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  48. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2008. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  49. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2008. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  50. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2008. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  51. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2008. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  52. Kearny Marsh Restoration Lab Analysis Submission (PDF) (2008. S. Yergeau for Dr. Obropta)
  53. Kearny Marsh Hydrology Study - Final Report (PDF) (2008. C. Obropta, B. Ravit, S. Yergeau)
  54. S. Yergeau Ph.D. Thesis, Rutgers University (PDF)