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: October 28, 2020

Tracing the “Forever Chemical” in the Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay Program — by Hilary Swartwood — October 27, 2020

Date published: October 28, 2020

Chesapeake Bay dead zone smaller than in recent years

Chesapeake Bay Program — Press Release — October 28, 2020

Date published: October 14, 2020

On Chesapeake cleanup, field studies and computer predictions don't always agree

Bay Journal — By Karl Blankenship — October 15, 2020

September 1, 2020

Chesapeake Bay Activities Newsletter August 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: August 26, 2020

USGS contributes to assessing sediment removal in streams

A recent article In Science provided an overview of the Big Spring Run restoration project in PA, based on research.

Date published: August 25, 2020

‘Forever chemicals’ found in Chesapeake region's freshwater fish

Bay Journal — By Timothy Wheeler — August 25, 2020

Date published: August 7, 2020

Satellite monitoring may help preserve the Chesapeake Bay by improving farming practices

PNAS — By Lynne Peeples — August 7, 2020

Date published: August 5, 2020

PCB cleanup makes uneven progress

Bay Journal — By Timothy Wheeler — August 5, 2020

August 3, 2020

Chesapeake Bay Activities Newsletter July 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: July 27, 2020

Invasive water plant poised to overwhelm Potomac watershed

Bay Journal — By Jeremy Cox — July 27, 2020

Date published: July 10, 2020

Heavy rains clobbered water quality, but it wasn’t a total washout

Bay Journal — By Karl Blankenship — July 10, 2020