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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

NEWbulletUSGS and other Federal efforts highlighted in Chesapeake Executive Order progress report ...learn more

NEWbulletNew USGS report: Excess manure and fertilizer are worsening water-quality conditions on Eastern Shore of Chesapeake more

NEWbulletUSGS testifies on Maryland Manure Management more

bulletChesapeake Bay Landsat 8 New landstat image of Chesapeake Bay ...learn more

bulletConowingo Dam Above 90 Percent Capacity For Sediment Storage more

bulletUSGS explains effects of population growth on the Chesapeake ecosystem through the use of satellite imagery ...view the video

bulletUSGS contributes to the Chesapeake Bay Barometer: a snapshot of ecosystem health and restoration more

bulletPollution levels in nine rivers remain below long-term average in 2013 more

bulletUSGS team studies smallmouth bass in the Shenandoah River for intersex characteristics ...view the video

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

Recent Publications

NEWbulletTransgenerational effects from early developmental exposures to bisphenol A or 17 α-ethinylestradiol in medaka, Oryzias latipesJournal Article

NEWbulletSources of Fine-Grained Sediment in the Linganore Creek Watershed, Frederick and Carroll Counties, Maryland, 2008–10—SIR 2014-5147

NEWbulletEvaluating the relationship between biomass, percent groundcover and remote sensing indices across six winter cover crop fields in Maryland, United States—Journal Article

NEWbulletUnderstanding Nutrients in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and Implications for Management and Restoration—The Eastern Shore—Circular 1406

bulletSediment Transport and Capacity Change in Three Reservoirs, Lower Susquehanna River Basin, Pennsylvania and Maryland, 1900–2012—Open-File Report 2014-1235

bulletSoil greenhouse gas emissions and carbon budgeting in a short-hydroperiod floodplain wetland—Journal Article

bulletRising air and stream-water temperatures in Chesapeake Bay region—ArticleFeature

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

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