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Evaluating the Design and Implementation of the Chesapeake Bay Shallow Water Monitoring Program 2004

Publication date: November 30, 2004 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

In July 2001, the Chesapeake Bay Program Monitoring and Analysis Subcommittee's Tidal Monitoring and Analysis Workgroup (TMAW) formed a Tidal Monitoring Design Team that undertook the role of redesigning the Chesapeake Bay Tidal…

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,…

The State of the Chesapeake Bay_Second Annual Monitoring Report 1984_1985

Publication date: January 01, 1984 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

This second report from the Chesapeake Bay Program Monitoring Subcommittee summarizes data collected at over 165 stations Bay-wide for the new coordinated monitoring program from June 1984 through September 1985.  This initial effort…

Virginia Chesapeake Bay Water Quality and Living Resources Monitoring Programs 1985-1996

Publication date: January 01, 1998 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

This document represents a synthesis of the overall findings of water quaity and living resources data gen erated over the first 12 years(1985-1996) of the Virginia Chesapeake Monitoring Program.  In this report, patterns of water…

Land Use for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model 1990

Publication date: March 01, 1990 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

This report documents the methods used to refine and update land use data for the new Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model.  The origin of this work goes back to January 1983 when Northern Virginia Planning District C, Annadale, Virginia,…

First Annual Progress Report under the Chesapeake Bay Agreement 1985

Publication date: December 01, 1985 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The Chesapeake Bay Program findings clearly indicated that the Bay is an ecosystem in decline.  The Bay's ecosystem is complex and difficult to understand, but some of the links between problems and their causes became clear in the…

Benchmarks for Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Chlorophyll and Suspended Sediments in Chesapeake Bay 2003

Publication date: March 17, 2003 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

When this oroject was conceived, there was no a priori plan of how to analyze the historical data to identify parameter concentrations that might qualify as benchmark levels.  The historical water quality data at the CBP is a…

Chesapeake Bay Citizen Monitoring Program Report 1989

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

A committee of eight Bay managers and scientists worked with the Citizen Monitoring Coordinator in setting up the pilot program.  This technical advisory committee reviewed the project plans and the protocol manual, provided technical…

Adjusting Helix Kjeldahl Nitrogen Results_ Maryland Chesapeake Bay Mainstem Water Quality Monitoring Program, 1984-1985

Publication date: January 01, 1992 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

In this report, a comparison data set with helix and block results for the same samples was analyzed to estimate the magnitude of the low bias of the helix method compared to the block method.  This data set extends the comparison made…

The 1996 Users Guide to Chesapeake Bay Program Biological and Living Resources Monitoring Date

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

This document describes how to access biological monitoring data at the Chesapeake Bay Program  (CBP) Data Center in Annapolis, Maryland.  It provides information:

*currently available and soon-to-be released CBP databases;

*how to…

Chesapeake Bay Living Resources Monitoring Plan 1990

Publication date: June 01, 1990 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

This first annual report is devoted to documenting progress scheduled for completion in 1991.  The report also is a first iteration of the periodic technical review that is required to ensure that the living resources monitoring program…

Chesapeake Bay and its Tributaries_Results of Monitoring Programs and Status of Resources 1998

Publication date: January 01, 1998 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

This  report is part of Virginia's ongoing effort to measure progress toward Bay restoration and to assess the quality of Virginia's rivers and streams.  The information in this report offers an insight into the monitoring of our waters…

Second Annual Progress Report nunder the Chesapeake Bay Agreement 1987

Publication date: February 01, 1987 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

This section summarizes the Second Annual of the Monitoring Subcommittee, "The State of the Bay," to be published early in 1987.n  The report covers the period from June 1984 through September 1985 which includes two summers and the…

Recommended Guidelines for Sampling and Analyses in the Chesapeake Bay Monitoring Program 1996

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

the purpose of this document is to provide field and laboratory methods and associated quality control (QC) procedures and criteria that will result in the generation of data of known and documented quality for use in the Chesapeake Bay…

Chesapeake Bay Policy for the Introduction of Non-Indigenous Aquatic Species 1993

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

This policy document considers only first time introductions of non-indegenous, non-naturalized aquatic species.  Organisms, including marsh-dwellers, that live on land or in the soil are not included in the scope of this policy.  The…

The 2000 User's Guide to Chesapeake Bay Program Biological and Living Resources Monitoring Data

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

This document describes how to access biological monitoring data from the Chesapeake Bay Program's Information Management System (CIMS).  It provides information on:

*Currently available Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) biological and…

Statistical and Analytical Support Contract: Final Report 1987

Publication date: February 01, 1987 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The primary focus of this contract was the devlopment of a statistical analysis framework for detection of trends in Chesapeake Bay water quality attributable to pollution-control management actions.  In Chapter II, a procedure for…

Recommended Guidelines for Sampling and Analyses in the Chesapeake Bay Monitoring Program 1996

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

The purpose of this document is to provide field and laboratory methods and associated quality control (QC) procedures and criteria that will result in the generation of data of known and documented quality for use in the Chesapeake Bay…

Chesapeake Bay Fall Line Toxics Monitoring Program 1994 Final Report 1994

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

The Fall Line Toxics Program for 1994 is a continuation of a long term effort funded by the USEPA, Chesapeake Bay Program and the USGS cooperative program to make accurate load estimates of contaminants entering the Chesapeake Bay From…

Guide to Using Chesapeake Bay Program Water Quality Monitoring Data

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

this document describes the Chesapeake Bay Mainstem Water Quality Monitoring Program in general and provides detailed information about the existing Program database.  The two main purposes of this document are to assist those who wish…

Chesapeake Bay mainstem Monitoring Program Statistical and Analytical Support Contract_Final Report_Volume 1

Publication date: September 01, 1987 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The primary focus of this contract was the development of a statistical analysis framework for the detection of trends in Chesapeake Bay water quality attributable to pollution-control managementactions.  In Chapter II, a procedure for…

Monitoring Needs and Partnership Opportunites Assessment: A Report to the Chesapeake Bay Program Monitoring Re-Alignment Action Team

Publication date: September 01, 2009 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) Monitoring efforts have served to provide Bay water quality and living resource health assessments while guiding restoration efforts in the Bay community for over 25 years.  As an outcome of a Chesapeake…

Chesapeake Basin Monitoring Program Atlas_Volume II

Publication date: August 08, 1989 | Type of document:

CBP/TRThe Maryland Shellfish Sanitation Monitoring Program comprised of a network of 800 sampling stations within the Chesapeake Bay basin, monitors the bacteriological quality of all of Maryland's shellfish harvesting waters on a…

Recommended Guidelines for Sampling and Analyses in the Chesapeake Bay Monitoring Program

Publication date: August 01, 1996 | Type of document:

The purpose of this document is to provide field and laboratory methods and associated quality control (QC) procedures and criteria that will result in the generation of data known and documented quality for use in the Chesapeake Bay…

Environmental Outcome-Based Management: Using Environmental Goals and Measures in the Chesapeake Bay Program

Publication date: July 01, 1999 | Type of document:

The Chesapeake Bay is one of the most carefully monitored bodies of water in the world.  Because concern for the Baydates back to the 1970's and implementation of restoration efforts has been going on for over a decade, there is a…

The 1997 Atlas of Chesapeake Bay Basin Biological and Living Resources Long Term Monitoring Programs

Publication date: January 12, 1997 | Type of document:

The Chesapeake Bay Program is a un ique regional partnership leading and directing restoration of Chesapeake Bay since 1983.  The Chesapeake Bay Program partners includesmthe states of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia; the District…

Pilot Monitoring for 14 Pesticides in Maryland Surface Waters

Publication date: December 01, 1993 | Type of document:

A pilot pesticide monitoring project was conducted by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) during calendar year 1992. Surface waters from three regions of the State were monitored for the preseence of 14 pesticides.  The…

Underwater Bay Grasses in the Chesapeake Bay and Rivers in 2009

Publication date: April 27, 2010 | Type of document: Backgrounder | Download: Electronic Version

In 2009, 85,899 acres of underwater bay grasses were mapped in Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. This is a 12 percent increase from 2008, when 76,860 acres were mapped.

Underwater Bay Grasses in the Chesapeake Bay and Rivers in 2010

Publication date: April 21, 2011 | Type of document: Backgrounder | Download: Electronic Version

In 2010, 79,675 acres of underwater bay grasses were mapped in Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.

SAV 2000 Survey: Preliminary River Segment Data

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

Number of Hectares of SAV in 1999 and 2000 and Percent Change for Chesapeake Bay Segments and Zones

SAV 2000 Survey: Preliminary Executive Summary

Publication date: May 01, 2001 | Type of document: Backgrounder | Download: Electronic Version

The distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) in Chesapeake Bay, its tributaries, and the coastal bays of the Delmarva Peninsula, was mapped from 2,033 black and white aerial photographs. These were taken between May and…

Underwater Bay Grasses in the Chesapeake Bay and Rivers in 2008

Publication date: April 29, 2009 | Type of document: Backgrounder | Download: Electronic Version

Backgrounder: Underwater Bay Grasses in the Chesapeake Bay and Rivers in 2008



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