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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

bulletNEWThe effects of Florence and high river flow during the Summer 2018 on the Chesapeake Bay ...learn more

bulletRecord amounts of rainwater flow during August into the Chesapeake Bay ...readmore

bulletRiver Flow to Chesapeake Bay Near Record Levels in July 2018 ...learn more

bulletUSGS and other scientists discuss signs of resilience of the Chesapeake Ecosystem video

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

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

Recent Publications

bulletExploring drivers of regional water-quality change using differential spatially referenced regression – a pilot study in the Chesapeake Bay watershed—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

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

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

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