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Trends and Status of Flow, Nutrients, and Sediment for Selected Nontidal Sites in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed(1985-1998) 2000

Publication date: January 01, 2000 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

Data from 30 stream sites in nontidal portions of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed were analyzed tp dpcument annual nutrient and sediment loads and trends for the period 1985 through 1998 as part of an annual water-quality update for the…

Milestones_25 Years of Policy for the Bay 2005

Publication date: January 01, 2005 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

Twenty-five years ago, the declining health and productivity of the Chesapeake Bay prompted the General Assemblies of Maryland and Virginia to create Chesapeake Bay Commission (CBC) in order to coordinate their joint efforts to restore…

Addendum to the Fall Line Toxics 1992 Final Report 1994

Publication date: January 01, 1994 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

In an effort to quantify toxic contaminants entering Chesapeake Bay, the USEPA Chesapeake Bay Program compiled, as part of its BasinwideReduction Strategy, a Toxics Loading Inventory.  The Inventory estiamtes toxic contaminants entering…

1992 Distribution of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay 1993

Publication date: December 01, 1993 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

In 1992, the Chesapeake Bay had 28,591 hectares of SAV, compared to 25,623 hectares in 1991, with 2,516 hectares (8.7%), 13,713 hectares (448.9%), and 12,362 hectares (43.2%) occurring in the Upper, Middle and Lower Bay zones,…

Chesapeake Bay and Susquehanna River Public Access Guide Part II 1989

Publication date: January 01, 1989 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

We are please to introduce the Bay and River Public Access Guide and to welcome you to Chesapeake country-a regiona rich in natural, cultural, and recreational diversity.  When we signed the 1987 Bay Agreement, we recognized that public…

Chesapeake Bay and Susquehanna River Public Access Guide Part I 1989

Publication date: January 01, 1989 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

We are pleased to introduce the Bay & River Public Access Guide and to welcome you to Chesapeake country-a region rich in natural, cultural, and recreational diversity.  When we signed the 1987 Bay Agreement, we  recognized that public…

The State of the Chesapeake Bay_Third Biennial Monitoring Report 1989

Publication date: January 01, 1989 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

For the Chesapeake Bay Program, the definition of monitoring takes on additional dimension-the long term process of collecting critical environmental data throughout a 66,500 square mile ecosystem.  Hundreds of individuals-scientists,…

Chesapeake Bay Low Flow Strategy Study 1996

Publication date: September 01, 1996 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The purpose of this study is to develop a general strategyto study and manage the impacts of low freshwater inflows, and reduction of low freshwater inflows, from the Susquehanna River on the salinity distribution, water quality,…

Chesapeake Bay Nutrients, Light and SAV: Relationships Between Water Quality and SAV Growth in Field and Mesocosm Studies

Publication date: June 01, 1995 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The SAV beds in the Chesapeake Bay and the lower bay demonstrated different capacities to attenuate inorganic nutrients and suspended particles from adjacent channel waters.  At the Goodwin Island the meadow canopy effectively trapped…

The Conowingo Dam and Chesapeake Bay Water Quality

Publication date: January 15, 2013 | Type of document: Backgrounder | Download: Electronic Version

Each year, the Susquehanna River provides the Bay with one-quarter of its sediment loads. Working to curb these loads are three large reservoirs located along the lower portion of the river, each of which sits behind a dam. These…



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