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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

bulletNEW Scientists scrutinize virus, contaminants in smallmouth bass die-off ...learn more

bulletNEW Scientists predict above-average dead zone in 2018 more

bulletUSGS fish passage research helps the across the Nation more

bulletNew techniques to detect endocrine active chemicals ...learn more

bulletTo read previous USGS features about the Chesapeake Bay visit...

Recent Publications

bulletManure and fertilizer inputs to land in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, 1950–2012—SIR 2018-5022

bulletBank‐derived material dominates fluvial sediment in a suburban Chesapeake Bay watershed—Journal Article

bulletChesapeake Bay's water quality condition has been recovering: Insights from a multimetric indicator assessment of thirty years of tidal monitoring data—Journal Article

bulletWatershed export of fine sediment, organic carbon, and chlorophyll-a to Chesapeake Bay: Spatial and temporal patterns in 1984–2016—Journal Article

bulletInferring watershed hydraulics and cold-water habitat persistence using multi-year air and stream temperature signals—Journal Article

bullet Estimates of nitrate loads and yields from groundwater to streams in the Chesapeake Bay watershed based on land use and geology—Scientific Investigations Report

bulletLong-term nutrient reductions lead to the unprecedented recovery of a temperate coastal region—Journal Article

bulletEffects of Local Shoreline and Subestuary Watershed Condition on Waterbird Community Integrity: Influences of Geospatial Scale and Season in the Chesapeake Bay—Journal Article

bulletA Floodplain Continuum for Atlantic Coast Rivers of the Southeastern US: Predictable Changes in Floodplain Biota along a River’s Length—Journal Article

bulletBrook trout distributional response to unconventional oil and gas development: Landscape context matters—Journal Article

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

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