Our Profile


Our Principals                                               

John H. Crow, Ph.D.


1964   B.A., Biology, Whittier College

1968   Ph.D., Botany, Washington State University (Ecology Program, Soils Minor)


Professional and Association Memberships

The Explorers Club

Ecological Society of America

New Jersey Academy of Science

Northwest Scientific Association

Assoc. of Ground Water Scientists and Engineers, NWWA

Certified for Subsurface Evaluation, NJDEP BUST


Selected Major Professional Activities - New Jersey


Development of wetland environmental basins for treatment of runoff (to protect soils and water)

Delineation of soil contamination in ISRA/ECRA-applicable sites

Selected studies or titles include:

          Bioremediation of volatiles in industrial site soils

          Model Brownfields study and remediation at a fuel terminal in Hackensack, NJ

          Bioremediation of hydrocarbons in industrial site soils

          Many studies involving industrial site testing and cleanup strategies

Studies of over 2 dozen New Jersey landfills:

PCB distribution in soils

PCB distribution in a stream

Metal contamination and movement in soils

Land application of municipal sludge



Selected New Jersey Wetlands studies:

Tuckerton wetlands

Cheesequake soils & wetlands

Troy Meadows wetlands

Toms River wetlands

Fredon Township Wetlands

Bear Swamp wetlands, Bergen County

Malapardis Brook (plan and construction of new wetlands)

Beaver Brook wetlands, Denville

Cedar Hill wetlands, Passaic County

Berry''s Creek mercury studies, Hackensack Meadowlands


Other studies of note:

Endangered plant species studies in Polk and Monroe Townships, Pennsylvania (including the study for the new performing arts center to be opening in the Poconos)

Impact studies for scores of developments and construction activities of many kinds for submission to NJDEP as well as municipalities

Warren County Septage and Sludge Management Plan:  Developed an environmentally sound Septage and Sludge Management Plan for the Warren County Board of Chosen Freeholders

Warren County Solid Waste Management Plan Update

Warren County Solid Waste Management Plan

Developed an environmentally sound Solid Waste Management Plan for the Warren County Board of Chosen Freeholders

Solid Waste Management Plan Review for Warren County, N.J.

Independent review of the proposed plan and landfills for the Warren County Board of Chosen Freeholders


Noteworthy Awards and Citations


Recipient of numerous research grants.  The most recent was from the State of Alaska for wetland research on the Juneau Tidelands (2001 and 2002)

1984   Selection to the National Explorers Museum

1979   Keynote speaker – Northwest Scientific Association annual meeting

1978   Elected a Fellow of The Explorers Club




Consulted on scores of waste and hazardous waste projects in New Jersey and elsewhere in the eastern U.S. in an effort to define, control, clean up, and manage such wastes in an environmentally sound manner.


Dozens of professional publications, notes, book reviews, abstracts, etc., relating to freshwater wetlands, pollution studies, salt marsh studies, plant succession, and other topics of ecological interest.



Other Relevant Experience & Research


A professor at Rutgers University since 1968


Consultant and grant recipient for numerous bird and bird habitat studies (over the past 38 years; includes grants from the US Fish and Wildlife Service).  The research has emphasized wetland habitat evaluation for all kinds of birds.  Ph.D. thesis was on the nesting habitat of the dusky Canada goose; the research included studies of many bird species.


Produced comprehensive lists of birds likely to be found in major areas of the State of NJ - for numerous impact statements as well as regional natural resource inventories.




Timir B. Hore, Ph.D., C.P.G.



Qualifications & Association Memberships

M.Sc., Applied Geology

Ph.D., Environment and Hydrogeology

Dissertation Topic:  Impacts of unplanned urban development on the environment and groundwater in and around Greater Calcutta, India

Assoc. of Groundwater Scientists and Engineers, NWWA

NJ Association of Professional Soil Scientists

Groundwater Expert – United Nations Roster



Certified Professional Geologist (CPG), American Institute of Professional Geology

Certified Subsurface Evaluator, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection


Awards & Citations

Recipient, Lion’s Flag for implementation of a groundwater project to supply drinking water to a remote village in East Africa (fluoride-impacted area)

External examiner, Ph.D. theses of Jadavpur University

Recipient, Merit Certificate for Social Service and Flood Relief

Guest speaker, Indian Science Congress for Geo-Env. Problems in Calcutta City


Professional Experience

5/95-present  Vice President & Principal Hydrogeologist, C&H Environmental, Inc., NJ

12/92-5/95    Director, Hydrogeology, J. H. Crow Co., Inc., NJ

3/86-12/92    Sr. Scientist, J. H. Crow Co., Inc., NJ

1/80-12/85    Sr. Geologist, Geological Survey of India

1/78-12/79    Consulting Hydrogeologist, Swedish International Organization

                   Groundwater Coordinator, SIDA Water Master Plan: East Africa & Sweden

6/75-12/77    Regional Hydrogeologist, Govt. of Tanzania, E. Africa.

                   Coordinator, Water Master Plan financed by World Bank

2/65-6/75      Geologist, Geological Survey of India

1964-65        Hydrogeologist, Yugoslavian International Organization


Brief Work Summary

Hydrogeological studies, including groundwater exploration, in and around Greater Calcutta

Hydrogeological studies from the foothills of the Himalayas up to Calcutta

Hydrogeological studies in fluoride-impacted groundwater in East Africa

Groundwater Coordinator for two Water Master Plans in East Africa

Investigation and remediation of arsenic-impacted soils and groundwater in New Jersey





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