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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

bulletNEWWaterbirds at Risk in the Chesapeake Bay — Scientists investigate the impacts of shoreline armoring ...learn more

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

bulletBay 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

bulletNEWLong-term nutrient reductions lead to the unprecedented recovery of a temperate coastal region—Journal Article

bulletNEWEffects of Local Shoreline and Subestuary Watershed Condition on Waterbird Community Integrity: Influences of Geospatial Scale and Season in the Chesapeake Bay—Journal Article

bulletNEWA Floodplain Continuum for Atlantic Coast Rivers of the Southeastern US: Predictable Changes in Floodplain Biota along a River’s Length—Journal Article

bulletNEWBrook trout distributional response to unconventional oil and gas development: Landscape context matters—Journal Article

bulletUSGS 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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