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Bay Program logo USGS participates in the Chesapeake Bay Program by providing data, conducting studies, and serving on technical committees and workgroups.

For more articles visit ... the Bay Journal.

To read more news about the Bay visit the Chesapeake Bay Program News site.

USGS Chesapeake Bay Features

NEWbulletWest Coast Fish Pathogen Now Found in the East ...learn more

NEWbullet High-frequency nitrate-concentration data can be used to inform the development of best management practices to reduce nitrogen loading to Chesapeake Bay ...learn more

bullet Chesapeake Bay ‘dead zone’ to vary from average to slightly smaller more

bullet USGS Science Highlighted at Ecosystem Restoration Conference more

bullet Summary of nutrient and sediment loads and trends in the Chesapeake watershed more

bullet USGS releases new Chesapeake Science Strategy more

bullet To read previous USGS features about the Chesapeake Bay visit...

Recent Publications

NEWbulletValidating a mass balance accounting approach to using 7Be measurements to estimate event-based erosion rates over an extended period at the catchment scale—Journal Article

NEWbulletDermocystidium sp. Infection in Blue Ridge Sculpin Captured in Maryland—Journal Article

bulletRichness, biomass, and nutrient content of a wetland macrophyte community affect soil nitrogen cycling in a diversity-ecosystem functioning experiment—Journal Article

bulletApplication of Sparrow Modeling to Understanding Contaminant Fate and Transport from Uplands to Streams—Journal Article

bulletUSGS summarizes capabilities to address urban hydrology issues ...learn more

For more visit the Bibliography of USGS Chesapeake Bay Publications page.

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