UFI embraces an interdisciplinary approach in conducting research on aquatic systems; studying their physical, chemical, and biological aspects and interactions.  This research often integrates field sampling and measurements, laboratory analyses, field and laboratory process studies, data analysis, and mathematical modeling.

Selected Research Areas

Upstate Freshwater Institute (UFI) is a not-for-profit [501 (C) (3)] research corporation (established in 1981) dedicated to the improvement of water quality and the advancement of freshwater research.  We are a NELAC/NELAP accredited laboratory (NY Laboratory ID No. 11462, EPA Laboratory Code NY01276) since 1994.


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Syracuse, NY 13206

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