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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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Nutrient pollution in Bay’s 3 largest rivers trending downward

Bay Journal — by Karl Blankenship — December 2, 2021

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Experts find an average Chesapeake Bay dead zone in 2021

Chesapeake Bay Program — by Rachel Felver — November 30, 2021

 

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Chesapeake Bay researchers go with the flow

Chesapeake Bay Program — by Jake Solyst — November 15, 2021

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A temporary boost to surviving trees in tidal freshwater swamps but steadily increasing salinity associated with sea-level rise ultimately creates ‘ghost forests’

This article is part of the Fall 2021 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter.

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USGS Responding to High Water Caused By Ida Across Multiple States

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision-makers before, during and after Hurricane Ida, visit www.usgs.gov/ida.

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For the second year in a row, smaller Chesapeake Bay dead zone forecast for the summer

Chesapeake Bay Program — Press Release — June 21, 2021

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News Feature: The complex case of Chesapeake Bay restoration

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America — by John Carey — June 16, 2021

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Interagency Statement: USGS and Partners Investigating DC Area Bird Mortality Event

In late May, wildlife managers in Washington D.C., Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia began receiving reports of sick and dying birds with eye...

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USGS Releases Nationwide Marsh Vulnerability Maps

Scientists developed high-resolution imagery of coastal wetlands to identify the most vulnerable marshes across the US  

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