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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

NEWbulletNew digital map documents surficial-aquifer thickness in the Delmarva Peninsula ...learn more

NEWbulletUSGS releases summary of selected 2016 Accomplishments more

NEWbulletUSGS science contributes to "Water quality improves, pollution falls in the Chesapeake Bay" ...learn more

bulletLoad and trend results through water year 2015 ...learn more

bulletUSGS results used to help develop new climate indicators ...learn more

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

bullet USGS releases new Chesapeake Science Strategy more

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

Recent Publications

NEWbulletTransport of hydraulic fracturing waste from Pennsylvania wells: A county-level analysis of road use and associated road repair costs—Journal Article

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

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

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