Chesapeake Bay Activities

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USGS Chesapeake Bay Activities (CBA) shares its findings with press releases from the USGS Newsroom shown below.  Results from USGS CBA and partners are also highlighted in news and video articles.

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Date published: June 30, 2020

Mercury widespread in Chesapeake Bay headwaters fish

Bay Journal — By Jeremy Cox — June 30, 2020

June 30, 2020

Chesapeake Bay Activities Newsletter June 2020

The USGS provides research and monitoring to better understand and restore the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. Our technical reports and journal articles, which we translate into science summaries, provide the findings used by federal, state, and local decisionmakers to inform restoration and conservation decisions. Here are some recent highlights.

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Date published: June 25, 2020

Groundwater and the Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Quarterly — Volume 19, Number 1 — June 2020

Date published: June 18, 2020

Slightly smaller-than-average dead zone predicted for Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay Program — Press Release — June 16, 2020

Date published: June 15, 2020

A cocktail of contaminants in Chesapeake waters

Chesapeake Bay Program — by Caitlyn Johnstone — June 12, 2020

Date published: June 10, 2020

Local organizations celebrate Chesapeake Bay Awareness week

The Avenue News — By Kaitlin Kulich — June 4, 2020

Date published: June 3, 2020

Coronavirus victims include restoration, monitoring of Bay

Bay Journal — By Timothy B. Wheeler, Jeremy Cox & Karl Blankenship — June 3, 2020

June 1, 2020

Chesapeake Bay Activities Newsletter May 2020

The USGS provides research and monitoring to better understand and restore the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. Our technical reports and journal articles, which we translate into science summaries, provide the findings used by federal, state, and local decisionmakers to inform restoration and conservation decisions. Here are some recent highlights.

Learn more about USGS Chesapeake Bay activities

Date published: May 20, 2020

Into Thin Air

Baltimore Magazine — By Lydia Woolever — May 20, 2020

Date published: May 15, 2020

Record rainfall degrades Chesapeake Bay’s waters, but not as much as scientists thought

WTOP — By Megan Cloherty — May 15, 2020

Date published: May 13, 2020

Record amount of freshwater impacts Bay water quality

Chesapeake Bay Program — Press Release — May 13, 2020

Date published: May 12, 2020

USGS Responds to Spring Flooding

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring flooding across the country as spring weather is in full swing. Warming temperatures, increased precipitation and snowmelt have caused moderate to major flooding in the upper Midwest, East Coast, Central Plains and the Southeast portions of the country.