Many types of data are gathered on the Chesapeake Bay and organized to reflect various Bay aspects, including the tidal and nontidal Bay watershed.
A warming climate and low-oxygen from Chesapeake Bay will reduce oxygen more than nutrient reductions will increase it in the Chester River.
Saving ducks is just the beginning of the extensive conservation efforts of Ducks Unlimited, an organization actively saving and restoring wetlands in large regions of the U.S.
A new study reveals that cownose rays that summer in Chesapeake Bay winter off the coast of Florida, and suggests localized management solutions.
Decades of nutrient and stormwater reduction in the Chesapeake Bay watershed has caused a record-breaking resurgence in submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV).
Chesapeake Bay (Maryland) NERR’s environmental monitoring efforts are supported by many organizations including the University of Maryland and NOAA.
Scientists at University of Maryland find that gains in air quality, specifically reductions in atmospheric nitrogen, may be improving Chesapeake Bay.
A new York River buoy will add understanding to an understudied, high-traffic section of Chesapeake Bay while aiding local and national monitoring networks.
Virginia Institute of Marine Science investigators study sea turtle mortality by mounting GPS units on turtle carcasses deployed in Chesapeake Bay.
In the Pennsylvania headwater streams of Chesapeake Bay, National Park Service officials track water level and temperature to assess aquatic health.
Bucknell University students use GIS data to apply precision conservation methods to runoff impacting Chesapeake Bay and share suggestions with farmers.
Managers with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources use cellular data loggers and water quality sondes to dissect Chesapeake Bay shallows.
NOAA scientists test a new buoy platform in preparation for increased monitoring in the United States’ Arctic Exclusive Economic Zone.
The Chesapeake Bay is a highly productive estuary formed by the confluence of freshwater from multiple rivers with saltwater from the Atlantic coast. According to a recent study, parts of the Bay have seen water surface temperatures...
Although sea levels have been rising all over the globe due to climate change at the rate of about 1.7 millimeters per year, the Chesapeake Bay area sea level has been rising at twice that, around 3.4...
Over the past twenty years, researchers have found significant increases in algal blooms in Chesapeake Bay, according to a release from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. A recent study linked the increases in algal...
The Chesapeake Bay is bouncing back after decades of pollution, according to an NBC article. Chesapeake Bay is supplied by a 64,000-square-mile watershed spanning Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New York, Maryland, West Virginia, and Washington D.C. Since the...
A popular online system created by Penn State Extension has helped more than 3,300 farmers map farms and fields across Pennsylvania, according to a release from Penn State University. The online tool is meant to help farmers...