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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

NEWbulletMapping Chesapeake's Future From Today's Land Use more

NEWbulletUSGS develops land-use data for watershed ...learn more

NEWbulletChesapeake gets a "C" on 2016 report card. UMCES brings together USGS and partner information for latest assessment more

NEWbulletApril river flow to the Bay in normal range more

NEWbulletMonitoring and Modeling the Chesapeake Bay ...view the video

bulletThe Role of Storms on Bank Erosion Rates and Sediment Transport in Urban Areas ...learn more

bulletUSGS releases summary of selected 2016 Accomplishments more

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

Recent Publications

NEWbulletEvaluation of Genetic Population Structure of Smallmouth Bass in the Susquehanna River Basin, PA—Journal Article

NEWbulletU.S. Geological Survey Science—Improving the Value of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed—Fact Sheet 2017-3031

bulletShallow bedrock limits groundwater seepage-based headwater climate refugia—Journal Article

bulletGroundwater quality for 75 domestic wells in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, 2014—SIR 2016-5143

bulletStorms, channel changes, and a sediment budget for an urban-suburban stream, Difficult Run, Virginia, USA—Journal Article

bulletUnconventional oil and gas spills: Materials, volumes, and risks to surface waters in four states of the U.S.—Journal Article

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

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