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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

bulletNEWSea-level rise contributing to loss of coastal forests ...learn more

bulletTemperature changes affecting brook trout populations more

bulletNOAA, USGS and partners predict larger summer ‘dead zone’ for Chesapeake Bay ...learn more

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

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

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

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

Recent Publications

NEWbulletModeling Watershed-Scale Impacts of Stormwater Management with Traditional versus Low Impact Development Design—Journal Article

NEWbulletHormone, pesticide, pharmaceutical and other organic compound data for select water and bed sediment samples collected in Chesapeake Bay watershed in parts of MD, PA, VA, and WV, 2006-2014—Data Release

NEWbulletWater quality in the surficial aquifer near agricultural areas in the Delaware Coastal Plain, 2014—Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5054

NEWbulletDetermining the sources of fine-grained sediment using the Sediment Source Assessment Tool (Sed_SAT)—Open-File Report 2017-1062

bulletOptimal Hydrograph Separation Using a Recursive Digital Filter Constrained by Chemical Mass Balance, with Application to Selected Chesapeake Bay Watersheds—
U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2017–5034

bulletSubmersed Aquatic Vegetation in Chesapeake Bay: Sentinel Species in a Changing World—Journal Article

bulletEvaluation of Genetic Population Structure of Smallmouth Bass in the Susquehanna River Basin, PA—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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