Scientists expect slightly below average Chesapeake Bay "Dead Zone" this summer. Low river flow and nutrient loading reason for smaller predicted size ...read more
USGS and other scientists interviewed for documentary on "Custody and Creation", which examines faith at the crossroads of our environment, with experts from major organizations weighing-in and sharing their research, experience, and perspectives. ...learn more
USGS leads STAC report on Land Management Effects on Water-Quality Status and Trends ...read more
Patuxent Wildlife Refuge scientists study how wind farms affect sea ducks ...read more
USGS and other Federal efforts highlighted in Chesapeake Executive Order progress report ...learn more
New USGS report: Excess manure and fertilizer are worsening water-quality conditions on Eastern Shore of Chesapeake ...read more
USGS testifies on Maryland Manure Management ...read more
New landsat image of Chesapeake Bay ...learn more
To read previous USGS features about the Chesapeake Bay visit...
Understanding Nutrients in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and Implications for Management and Restoration—The Eastern Shore—Circular 1406 (Revised 5-6-15, ver. 1.1)
Transgenerational effects from early developmental exposures to bisphenol A or 17 α-ethinylestradiol in medaka, Oryzias latipes—Journal Article
Sources of Fine-Grained Sediment in the Linganore Creek Watershed, Frederick and Carroll Counties, Maryland, 2008–10—SIR 2014-5147
Evaluating the relationship between biomass, percent groundcover and remote sensing indices across six winter cover crop fields in Maryland, United States—Journal Article
Sediment Transport and Capacity Change in Three Reservoirs, Lower Susquehanna River Basin, Pennsylvania and Maryland, 1900–2012—Open-File Report 2014-1235
Soil greenhouse gas emissions and carbon budgeting in a short-hydroperiod floodplain wetland—Journal Article
For more visit the Bibliography of USGS Chesapeake Bay Publications page.