Chesapeake Bay Activities


The poster map image mosaic of the entire 64,000-square-mile drainage basin of the Chesapeake Bay provides a snapshot of surface conditions, including vegetation, that can be compared with historical and future images.

Poster Map of the Chesapeake Bay

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Date published: September 1, 2021

Habitat Vulnerability Assessment for Wintering American Black Ducks

We estimated food availability among five main wetland cover types used by overwintering American Black Ducks: subtidal, fresh water, high marsh, low marsh, and mudflat. Bioenergetics models used to inform North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) can be simplified into two major components: energetic demand and energetic supply. 

Date published: August 2, 2019

Communicating Coastal Vulnerability via Landscape Visualization

Story map describing the process for leveraging LIDAR, building footprints, and sea level rise data to investigate coastal vulnerability.