Bay 101: Air Pollution
What causes air pollution, and how do airborne pollutants affect the health of the Bay?
Bay 101: Algae Blooms
What is an algae bloom, how does it form and how can it impact the health of the Bay?
Bay 101: American Shad
What role do American shad play in the Bay's ecosystem, and how are experts working to restore them?
Bay 101: Blue Crabs
What role do blue crabs play in the culture, economy and ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay?
Bay 101: Dissolved Oxygen
What is dissolved oxygen, and why is it necessary for underwater life to survive?
Bay 101: Fish Kills
What is a fish kill, and what causes them to occur in the Chesapeake Bay?
Bay 101: Healthy Forests
What do healthy forests look like, and why are they so important to the Chesapeake Bay?
Bay 101: Ospreys
How does studying this top predator help scientists understand the effects of toxics in the Bay ecosystem?
Bay 101: Oysters
Why are these bivalves so important to Bay health, and how are scientists helping to restore them?