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New York Sustainable Flows Project


June 2011 - December 2012


The Nature Conservancy and the NYCFWRU are employing teh Ecological Limits of Hydrological Alteration framework in teh Grat Lakes drainages of New York and Pennsylvania to develop an objective, spatially explicit process for evaluating teh ecological impacts of water withdrawals from tributaries of Lake Ontario, Lake Erie adn teh upper St. Lawrence River.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 142

Post Docs: 53

University Staff: 240

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 701

Scientific Publications: 1936

Presentations: 4260



  • William FisherPrincipal Investigator
  • Jason TaylorStaff

Funding Agencies

  • The Nature Conservancy, New York Chapter


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey