Category: Greenfield, Dianne

Examining the Relationship Between Nitrogen Levels and Chlorophyll Levels in Bodies of Water in NYC

The lakes and rivers in New York City are home to a wide array of species, but did you know that harmful algal blooms and high chlorophyll levels can threaten the biodiversity within the city’s waters? We examined the relationship between nitrogen levels and chlorophyll levels in bodies of water in NYC in order to determine if a relationship between harmful algal blooms and increased nitrogen content exists.

Drinking Water Quality in NYC Boroughs (Nitrate)

Maintaining safe drinking water quality in New York City is of vital importance to ensure that New Yorkers can stay healthy and hydrated. We looked at nitrate concentration levels in New York City drinking water to see if the city has been successful in lowering the levels of this contaminant.