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The U.S. Geological Survey and the Chesapeake Bay - the role of science in environmental restoration

http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/c1220/

Summary of a circular on USGS environmental research and Chesapeake Bay with links to full document. Includes discussion of the problems of the estuary, restoration efforts, water quality, and effects on ecosystem.

by Phillips, Scott W.
U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1220
Related topics:
Climate change, Ecology, Ecosystem monitoring, Estuarine ecosystems, Human impacts, Nutrient content (water), Sediment transport, Suspended material (water), Water quality, Bays, Drainage basins
Hydrologic units
Lower Chesapeake Bay, Upper Chesapeake Bay

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