Rutgers University Problem

How does your watershed impact the ocean?

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Introduction

The Hudson River Plume

The Hudson River ends in the Atlantic Ocean just south of New York City

 

Watersheds transport thousands of gallons of freshwater from the land to the sea each day. As the freshwater moves over the land, it is able to pick up and carry many items with it.

Have you ever wondered what happens when this freshwater meets the saltwater of the ocean?

That’s what we hope to explore by answering this question…

 

How does your watershed impact the ocean?

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