New High-Resolution, Land-Use and Change Data Improves Decision-Making in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
A Science-Based Approach for Targeting Resources to Achieve Multiple Chesapeake Outcomes
Study Shows Importance of Streambank Erosion and Floodplain Deposition
Innovative Technology Continues to Advance Chesapeake Bay Restoration
Study of Stream Fishes Provides New Framework to Monitor Climate Change in the Chesapeake Bay Headwaters
Discover Chesapeake related science in reports and journal articles authored by USGS scientists
Chesapeake Bay Activities
The Chesapeake Bay is our Nation’s largest estuary and provides over $100 billion in annual economic value. The USGS works with Federal, State, local, and academic partners to provide research and monitoring and to communicate results to inform management for the Chesapeake and other important landscapes across the Nation.