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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 Science Highlighted at Ecosystem Restoration Conference more

NEWbullet Chesapeake takes top honors in student GIS competition more

NEWbulletScience Summary—Vegetation traps nutrients and sediment in the flood plain of an urban stream in the Chesapeake Bay watershed more

NEWbullet Despite Long-Lasting Pollutants, Ospreys Thrive in US’ Largest Estuary more

bulletUSGS Science Summary—Learning more about waterfowl to inform management more

bulletThe USGS was one of the science partners that contributed to the recently released Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment the report

bulletSummary of nutrient and sediment loads and trends in the Chesapeake watershed more

bulletUSGS releases new Chesapeake Science Strategy more

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

Recent Publications

NEWbulletChesapeake Bay fish-osprey (Pandion haliaetus) food chain: Evaluation of contaminant exposure and genetic damage—Journal Article

bulletContemporary Deposition and Long-Term Accumulation of Sediment and Nutrients by Tidal Freshwater Forested Wetlands Impacted by Sea Level Rise—Journal Article

bulletHead-of-tide bottleneck of particulate material transport from watersheds to estuaries—Journal Article

bulletRemote sensing to monitor cover crop adoption in southeastern Pennsylvania—Journal Article

bulletLong-Term Changes in Sediment and Nutrient Delivery from Conowingo Dam to Chesapeake Bay: Effects of Reservoir Sedimentation—Journal Article

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

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