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HRECOS News Archive

+ 9/22/16 - A new station is alive on the Hudson at Pier 26 in New York City! Visit the Current Conditions page to see the conditions.

+ 7/18/16 - After a two-year hiatus, the HRECOS station at West Point is back online. Visit the Current Conditions page for real-time data.

+ 4/22/16 - The HRECOS station at Ilion is back online for the season. Visit the Current Conditions page for real-time data.

+ 10/12/15 - New files have been posted to the Historical Data page +

September 25th, 2015: Construction of the Mohawk River at Ilion monitoring station is complete and data is reporting live on the Current Conditions page. See the metadata for details.

May 17th, 2015: Tivoli South Bay station is once again live.

May 6th, 2015: HRECOS was featured in several talks and workshops at the 2015 Hudson River Environmental Society symposium: Seeing the Hudson River in the 21st Century. Visit the HRES website for more information.

May 5th, 2015: New educational materials have been posted to the Lesson Plans page.

February 23rd, 2015: HRECOS has been cited in two recently released peer-reviewed publications.

January 6th, 2015: A new station at Yonkers is online, hosted by Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak. Visit the Current Conditions page to view live data.

October 22nd, 2014: The HRECOS LED display on the Walkway Over the Hudson now features interpretive audio, which Walkway visitors can access via their cell phones.

August 7th, 2014: The Rexford Bridge station on the Mohawk River is now active. Visit our Current Conditions page and select the station to view live data.




Old archive:

June 5, 2010 HRECOS Press Event as part of River Day
April 30, 2010 Water Quality Data to be Collected by Sloop Clearwater as it Travels the Hudson
April 16, 2010 A New "Current Conditions" Website for HRECOS
March 22, 2010 Uninterrupted feed from Norrie Point Meterological Station
March 3, 2010 HRECOS joins MACOORA
June 19, 2009 New HRECOS Website is launched
May 4, 2009 Alene Onion is hired as the new HRECOS coordinator.
January 15, 2009 Alan Blumberg with the Stevens Institute utilized HRECOS data to assist Flight 1549 rescuers.
January 20, 2008 Poughkeepsie Journal Article on HRECOS 


June 5, 2010 HRECOS Press Event as part of River Day

HRECOS proudly joined the sloop Clearwater to celebrate the addition of the HRECOS Clearwater Station on River Day, June 5, 2010. For more information, please see the Clearwater Press Release.

Press coverage of this event:

WAMC Radio (Interview Jeff Rumpf & Clay Hiles)

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wamc/news.newsmain?action=article&ARTICLE_ID=1659936

Hudson Valley Business Journal
Poughkeepsie Journal
Mid-Hudson News
Daily Freeman
Ulster Publishing/Kingston Times

April 30, 2010 A new partnership with sloop Clearwater will provide more real-time water quality data to monitor the Hudson River, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis announced today. When the boat launches for the year on Saturday, May 1, it will be equipped with monitoring equipment to broadcast river data round-the-clock, focusing on water temperature, salinity, turbidity and other measurements. Read More. . .


April 16, 2010 The "Current Conditions" page for HRECOS is new and improved! We added tools to the web interface so simple analyses can be performed online and we restructured the database to allow access to data of the highest quality. Read More. . .


March 22, 2010 We now have an uninterrupted feed from the Norrie Point Met station.
Previously, that this station was having transmission difficulties and the data was filled with gaps.
With the help of Dave Runnels and Sarah Fernald, we connected this station directly, bypassing the satellite connection.


March 3, 2010 HRECOS joins the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association.

The Mid-Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (MACOORA) is a partnership of marine and estuarine data providers from Cape Hatteras and Cape Cod. It is one of eleven regions in the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS). HRECOS is proud to join the national community and we look forward to collaborating with our national partners.


June 19, 2009 New HRECOS Website is launched.

Today we launch our new and improved HRECOS website. Here you will find forecasts, current conditions, station and parameter descriptions, and HRECOS news updates.

We are also using the website to publish HRECOS stories and classroom materials. The HRECOS stories are short descriptions of river phenomena learned from the HRECOS data set and written for the general public. The HRECOS classroom currently collects lesson plans developed by collaborating educators. This section will be developed in the future to include interactive lessons and descriptive materials.


May 4, 2009 Alene Onion is hired as the new HRECOS coordinator.

On May 4, 2009, Alene Onion began her position as the new HRECOS coordinator. She comes to us from St. Louis, MO where she was employed with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources as a outreach educator and water pollution specialist. She holds masters degrees in both education and ecology.

"I look forward to drawing from my experiences in research, education, and regulation while working for HRECOS."


January 15, 2009 Alan Blumberg with the Stevens Institute utilized HRECOS data to assist Flight 1549 rescuers.

"Advising Flight 1549 Rescuers, From the Stevens Institute"    NY Times  February 13, 2009. 


January 20, 2008 Description of HRECOS written by Stuart Findlay with the Cary Institute.

"Observation Network To Help Study Hudson River Estuary"    Poughkeepsie Journal July 20, 2008. A Description of HRECOS written by Stuart Findlay with the Cary Institute.

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