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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

NEWbulletThe Role of Storms on Bank Erosion Rates and Sediment Transport in Urban Areas ...learn more

bulletChesapeake Bay Barometer supported by USGS and partner science more

bulletUSGS Paleoclimate Science Helps Set Realistic Pollution Standards more

bulletUSGS releases summary of selected 2016 Accomplishments more

bullet To read previous USGS features about the Chesapeake Bay visit...

Recent Publications

NEWbulletShallow bedrock limits groundwater seepage-based headwater climate refugia—Journal Article

NEWbulletGroundwater quality for 75 domestic wells in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, 2014—SIR 2016-5143

NEWbulletStorms, channel changes, and a sediment budget for an urban-suburban stream, Difficult Run, Virginia, USA—Journal Article

bulletUnconventional Oil and Gas Spills: Risks, Mitigation Priorities, and State Reporting Requirements—Journal Article

bulletUnconventional oil and gas spills: Materials, volumes, and risks to surface waters in four states of the U.S.—Journal Article

bulletPlanting richness affects the recovery of vegetation and soil processes in constructed wetlands following disturbance—Journal Article

Changes in Habitat Availability for Multiple Life Stages of Diamondback Terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin) in Chesapeake Bay in Response to Sea Level Rise—Journal Article

bulletPatterns of diel variation in nitrate concentrations in the Potomac River—Journal Article

bulletBrook trout use of thermal refugia and foraging habitat influenced by brown trout—Journal Artcle

bulletThe History of Patuxent: America’s Wildlife Research Story—Circular 1422

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

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