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Quantifying the ecosystem services of nitrogen removal and carbon sequestration in restored urban tidal wetlands

Mar 1, 2017

Chester Zarnoch, CUNY Baruch College. For more information about this work, please contact the researcher .

Cover from 2016 Summary

2015 WRI Summary Report

Nov 11, 2016

Water resource infrastructure in New York: assessment, management, & planning – year 4.

Cover from 2015 Summary

2014 WRI Summary Report

Aug 28, 2015

Water resource infrastructure in New York: assessment, management, & planning – year 3.

FEMA Community Rating System: A Cost-Benefit Analysis for New York State Communities

May 20, 2015

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)’s Community Rating System (CRS) is a voluntary incentive program that provides enrollees with discounted flood insurance premium rates. This paper addresses barriers and challenges to enrolling in the CRS and provides suggestions to improve CRS participant numbers for NYS municipalities, as well as cost-benefit metrics for when enrolling in the CRS is beneficial for communities.

Scientist measuring water quality

Septic systems, water quality, and greenhouse gas emissions

Apr 1, 2015

Todd Walter, Cornell University. Report available upon request.