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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 In the News

Bay Journal: Bay Barometer finds things keep looking up January 04, 2018

Baltimore Sun: Annual 'Bay Barometer' shows improvement in the Chesapeake January 4, 2018

Bloomberg Environment: High-Tech Tools Help Map Chesapeake Bay Restoration January 4, 2018

Kent County News: Bay sees 'near-record high' water quality December 19, 2017

The Star Democrat: Bay sees 'near-record high' water quality December 15, 2017

Bay Journal: Bay water quality nears record high mark December 14, 2017

Bay Journal: Growth projections to be used to adjust 2025 Bay pollution goals December 4, 2017

USGS Chesapeake Bay Features

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

bulletNEW Bay Barometer: Annual report on watershed health and restoration more

bulletUSGS 3D Elevation Program Supports Science Activities in the Chesapeake Watershed ...learn more

bulletUpdated nutrient and sediment trends for the Chesapeake watershed more

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

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

Recent Publications

bulletNEWUSGS contributes to STAC report on "Ecosystem Services and Co-Benefits of Nutrient and Sediment Pollution Practices" —Report

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

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

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

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