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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

bulletNEWUSGS science informs partner efforts to restore wetlands ...learn more

bulletNEWUSGS Chesapeake Bay Watershed accomplishments for Fiscal Year 2017 ...learn more

bulletUSGS tide gauges installed throughout Hampton Roads and along the Eastern Shore of Virginia monitoring elevated water levels caused by Post-Tropical Cyclone Jose more

bulletInfluence of groundwater on streams important for brook trout in Shenandoah National Park ...learn more

bulletUSGS develops novel approach to assess efficiency of stormwater management practices ...learn more

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

Recent Publications

NEWbulletComparison of sediment and nutrient export and runoff characteristics from watersheds with centralized versus distributed stormwater management—Journal Article

NEWbulletRiverine discharges to Chesapeake Bay: Analysis of long-term (1927–2014) records and implications for future flows in the Chesapeake Bay basin—Journal Article

NEWbulletTracking the fate of nitrate through pulse-flow wetlands: A mesocosm scale 15N enrichment tracer study—Journal Article

NEWbulletLandform features and seasonal precipitation predict shallow groundwater influence on temperature in headwater streams—Journal Article

bulletA detailed risk assessment of shale gas development on headwater streams in the Pennsylvania portion of the Upper Susquehanna River Basin, U.S.A.—Journal Article

bulletUsing dual-domain advective-transport simulation to reconcile multiple-tracer ages and estimate dual-porosity transport parameters—Journal Article

bulletNonlethal laparoscopic detection of intersex (testicular oocytes) in largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) and smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu)—Journal Article

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

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

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