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Middle Branch Forked River (NJDEP_BB-BT08) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This river/stream site, maintained by the NJDEP Barnegat Bay (identifier NJDEP_BB), has the name "Middle Branch Forked River" and has the identifier NJDEP_BB-BT08. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 02040301. You can learn more about what is happening in this HUC at the EPA's Surf Your Watershed site or at the USGS Science In Your Watershed site.

This site is located in Ocean County County, New Jersey at 39.8282380000 degrees latitude and -74.2019710000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. No horizontal location accuracy metadata is available.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "NJDEP_BB-BT08" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

What other monitoring locations are upstream or downstream from this one?

Upstream and downstream locations

This map shows all Water Quality Portal stations that are 10 miles upstream (dashed dark blue) and 10 miles downstream (solid light blue) of this monitoring location (indicated by the large blue circle). The upstream and downstream functionality is provided by the National Linked Data Index, part of the Open Water Data Initiative.

When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Biological 2012 - 2012
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2011 - 2012
Nutrient 2011 - 2012
Organics, Other 2011 - 2012
Organics, Pesticide 2011 - 2012
Physical 2011 - 2012
*Date ranges may contain gap years

What other information is available for this location?

Detailed Metadata

For the definitions of the metadata elements, please go to the Water Quality Portal user guide

Location Metadata Value
OrganizationIdentifier NJDEP_BB
OrganizationFormalName NJDEP Barnegat Bay
MonitoringLocationIdentifier NJDEP_BB-BT08
MonitoringLocationName Middle Branch Forked River
MonitoringLocationTypeName River/Stream
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText off Parkers Point Boulevard down dirt road Nearby Monitoring Locations: NJDEP_BMWM-R14
HUCEightDigitCode 02040301
LatitudeMeasure 39.8282380000
LongitudeMeasure -74.2019710000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolation-Photo
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 34
CountyCode 029
ProviderName STORET