Chesapeake Bay Activities

Collaborate and Inform

Conducting integrated science and summarizing complex information is critical for meaningful interaction between scientists and decision makers. The related USGS science topics include working with partners and science activities. Collaboration involves coordination of science activities among multiple partners and interacting with stakeholders to make science-based decisions.

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Date published: April 10, 2019
Status: Active

USGS contributes to Bay Barometer, the Annual Report on Chesapeake Bay Progress

The Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) produces the Bay Barometer, an annual report on progress made toward the goals of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement. The goals were established to improve habitat and water-quality conditions for fish and wildlife and to increase access for people. The goals have 31 outcomes, most with a target date of 2025.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and...

Contacts: Scott Phillips, Rachel Felver
Date published: July 2, 2018
Status: Active

USGS Chesapeake Bay Activities Sponsored Projects

USGS Chesapeake Bay Activities interact with multiple USGS centers and programs.

Date published: June 22, 2018
Status: Completed

1940-1999 USGS Chesapeake Bay Activities Bibliography

The USGS has published reports and journal articles on a large number of topics related to the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. This information is used to make science-based decisions on the Bay's ecosystem conservation and restoration. Below is a list of publications from 1940 through 1999. (Note: Use your browser's Find feature to search this page.)

Visit the...

Date published: May 3, 2018
Status: Completed

Chesapeake Bay Activities Partners

The USGS collaborates with Federal, State, and local governments; non-governmental agencies; and academic partners. Listed below are some of our primary partners.

Date published: May 2, 2018
Status: Active

Chesapeake Bay Activities Data Resources

This data page contains USGS information for key national data sets and more specific information for the Chesapeake Bay watershed. 

Date published: April 30, 2018
Status: Active

Features, Science Summaries, and Videos

A list of features, science summaries, and videos of Chesapeake Bay Activities.

Date published: April 13, 2018
Status: Active

Chesapeake Bay Activities works with Mission Areas, Programs, Science Centers

The collaboration with USGS programs and mission areas provides the resources for USGS Chesapeake Bay studies. USGS Chesapeake Bay studies interact with multiple USGS programs where there is mutual benefit for the programs to meet their respective missions through funding projects that also meet the goals of Chesapeake Bay studies. USGS national programs fund both Bay-specific projects and...

Date published: April 30, 2016
Status: Completed

USGS Science Highlighted at Ecosystem Restoration Conference

The critical role of science to support ecosystem restoration was highlighted at the 6th National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER). NCER is premier conference to bring together restoration managers and scientists to discuss innovative approaches to restore the Nation’s ecosystems.