Hudson River Snapshot Day October 7, 2008

"A Day in the Life of the Hudson River"


Harbor School
On a crispy but clear Autumn day approximately 2660 students from 68 schools, at 53 locations with 25 partnering agencies, gathered data on the Hudson River! This event was all part of 'A Day in the Life of the Hudson River 2008', or more affectionately known as SNAPSHOT DAY!

Check out these great Snapshot Day 2008 news pieces!

Beacon & New Paltz Event
Kingston High School Event

Files By Topic (excel)

Files By Topic (pdf) Sites RM 300-Rm 28 Names/Locations Files by Site (word) Files by Site (pdf)

Site Names/Locations

Files by Site (word) Files by Site (pdf)
Sites & Participating Groups Sites & Participating Groups Henderson Lake - Hudson River RM300 RM300 Piermont Pier


Phragmites Study


Phragmites Study

Physical Factors Physical Factors Corning Preserve, Albany Riverfront, RM145 RM145 Alpine Boat Basin RM18.5 RM18.5
Tides Tides Rensselaer Riverfront Park RM144 RM144 Beczak, Yonkers Habirshaw Park





Currents Currents Henry Hudson Park RM138 RM138 Mt. St. Vincent College RM17 RM17

Salinity (student reported)

Schodack Island State Park RM133 RM133 Inwood Hill Park, Harlem River Harlem RM14 Harlem RM14
Salinity student collected LDEO read Salinity standardizedstudent collected LDEO read Stuyvesant Landing RM127 RM127 Englewood Park, NJ RM13 RM13

Chemistry (DO/pH/Nit/Phos/Alk)

Nutten Hook, Stuyvesant RM124.5 RM124.5 Sherman Creek, Harlem River

Harlem RM13b

Harlem RM13b
Fish Catch Fish Catch Cohotate Preserve, Athens RM115 RM115

Swindler Cove Harlem River

Harlem RM13a Harlem RM13a
Other Observations Other Observations Saugerties Lighthouse RM102 RM102 Roberto Clemente State Park, HREC, Harlem River Harlem RM12

Harlem RM12

Shipping Shipping Ulster Landing RM96.5 RM96.5 Riverside Park RM10 RM10


Kingston Point RM92 RM92

Clearwater 79th Street, Boat Basin,boat based

Chlorophyll webpage Esopus Meadows, Ulster Park RM87 RM87 Lettie G. Howard, 79th Street, Boat Basin, boat based RM7 RM7
    Norrie Point, Staatsburgh RM84.5 RM84.5 Pier 95 RM5.5 RM5.5
    Quiet Cove, Poughkeepsie RM78 RM78 Pier 84 RM4 RM4
  Waryas Park, Poughkeepsie RM76 RM76 Chelsea Piers - #61 RM3 RM3

Long Dock, Beacon

RM61E RM61E Christopher Street Pier 45 - NYCSWD RM2.5 RM2.5
  Newburgh Landing RM61W RM61W Christopher Street Pier 45 - Wallerstein RM 2.5 RM 2.5
  Kowawese, New Windsor RM58 RM58 Christopher Street Pier 45 - Calhoun School RM 2.5 RM2.5
  Donahue Memorial Park RM57 RM57 River Project, Pier 40 RM2 RM2
  West Point, South Dock RM52


Harbor School , Pier 40 RM2 RM2
  Verplanck RM41 RM41 Barretto Point Park East River RM8 East River RM8
  Croton Point Park RM35 RM35

Solar One, East River

East River RM4 East River RM4
  Ossining RM32 RM32 Newtown Creek East River RM3 East River RM3
  Hook Mountain Park RM31 RM31 Empire Fulton Ferry, East River East River RM1E East River RM1E
  Kingsland Point Park RM30 RM30 Lower East Side Ecology Center, East River

East River RM1W


East River RM1W


  Nyack Memorial Beach RM28 RM28 Fort Wadsworth, Harbor, Verrazano Bridge Fort Wadsworth Fort Wadsworth
  Mathiessen Park, Irvington RM25E RM25E Canarsie Park Jamaica Bay Jamaica Bay
        Breezy Point, Rockaway Queens Breezy Point Breezy Point

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