MRRI’s Mission and Objectives


  • Our mission is to generate the knowledge and predictive understanding necessary to sustain and conserve the Hackensack Meadowlands Estuary and through scientific endeavor foster the next generation of earth and environmental scientists.


  • Apply and develop new technologies to address the legacy of environmental problems in the Meadowlands
  • Promote regional gathering and sharing of planning and environmental information
  • Train environmental scientists by addressing the environmental problems of the Hackensack Estuary