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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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