Study of stream fishes provides new framework to monitor climate change in the Chesapeake Bay headwaters
Assessing the habitat conditions to support freshwater fisheries in the Chesapeake Watershed
20-Year Study Assesses Ecosystem Response to Different Types of Stormwater Management
USGS Chesapeake Accomplishments for 2021
Time marches on, but do factors driving instream habitat and biology remain consistent?
Statistical Power to Detect Regional Temporal Trends in Riverine Contaminants in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
USGS Conducts Assessment to Inform Black Duck Habitat Decisions
A temporary boost to surviving trees in tidal freshwater swamps but steadily increasing
salinity associated with sea-levels rise ultimately creates 'ghost forests'
Greatest Opportunities for Future Nitrogen
Reductions to the Chesapeake Bay Watershed are in Developed and Agricultural Areas
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.