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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

bulletNEWREALTIME: stream levels in the Bay watershed due to rains....learn more

bulletNEWThe Potential Effects of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development on Eastern Brook Trout more

bulletWaterbirds at Risk in the Chesapeake Bay — Scientists investigate the impacts of shoreline armoring ...learn more

bulletScience Summary—Assessing Effects of Sea-level Rise on Upstream Ecosystem Conditions more

bulletBay Barometer: Annual report on watershed health and restoration more

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

Recent Publications

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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