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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: Growth projections to be used to adjust 2025 Bay pollution goals December 4, 2017 Summer 2017 Hypoxia Report October 26, 2017 Conservatives and conservationists find common ground on Chesapeake shores September 18, 2017 Late August 2017 Hypoxia Report September 13, 2017 News: Reuniting eels and mussels may unlock water quality improvements in the Susquehanna River September 6, 2017

USGS Chesapeake Bay Features

bulletNEWWater Quality in Chesapeake Bay Approaches Record High more

bulletNEWUSGS has updated the nutrient and sediment trends for the Chesapeake wateshed more

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

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

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

Recent Publications

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

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

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

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

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