Eastern Ecological Science Center

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Date published: October 8, 2021

Explore and Request data from the BBL

Explore bird banders' data and learn how many birds have been banded and encountered since 1960. Banding and encounter data are available for request for research purposes. Pre-1960 banding data are available only for birds that have been encountered. Individual encounter data are available from 1913.

Date published: June 25, 2021

Fish Species Observations from Inland Chesapeake Bay Watershed Fish Samples

The following map summarizes data compiled within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Inland Fisheries Database which comprises fish sampling data collected by federal and state agencies, river basin commissions, universities, and other organizations across the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Date published: May 28, 2021

Morphometric, Age and Concentrations of Perfluoroalkyl Substances in Smallmouth Bass Plasma from Four Sites in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Archived plasma from fish health monitoring sites within the Chesapeake Bay watershed was analyzed for 13 perfluoroalkyl compounds. Smallmouth bass were collected from two sites in the Potomac River drainage (Antietam Creek, Maryland and South Branch Potomac, West Virginia) and two in the Susquehanna River drainage (West Branch Mahantango Creek, Pennsylvania and Pine Creek, Pennsylvania).

Date published: May 28, 2021

North American Bird Banding Program Dataset 1960-2020 retrieved 2020-06-26

The North American Bird Banding Program is directed in the United States by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Bird Banding Laboratory (BBL), Eastern Ecological Science Center at the Patuxent Research Refuge (EESC) and in Canada by the Bird Banding Office (BBO), Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC).

Date published: May 25, 2021

Attribution of Chessie BIBI and fish sampling data to NHDPlusV2 Catchments within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

This data release links fish survey data from a suite of programs in the Chesapeake Bay watershed as well the benthic macroinvertebrate sites included in the Chesapeake Bay Basin-wide Index of Biotic Integrity (Chessie BIBI) developed by the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin (ICPRB) and available from the Chesapeake Bay Program.

Date published: April 22, 2021

USGS Chesapeake Bay Study Locations Related to Theme 1 Activities

These layers are a compilation of study sites, watersheds, and areas of interest associated with the USGS Chesapeake Bay Theme 1 activities. Locations in this dataset were compiled from various USGS Chesapeake Bay activities and with input from USGS scientists to indicate study areas under multiple projects associated with USGS Chesapeake Bay Science Theme 1 activities.

Date published: January 27, 2021

Shoreline delineations for 21 Subestuaries in the Chesapeake Bay 2010-2014

In many coastal regions throughout the world, there is increasing pressure to harden shorelines to protect human infrastructures against sea level rise, storm surge, and erosion. These data reflect the digitization of the shorelines of 21 sub-estuaries throughout the Chesapeake Bay (USA) as observed from 2010 through 2014.

Date published: December 22, 2020

Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Pollen Metagenome

The rusty-patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis) is a listed species under the Endangered Species Act of the United States. While understood to be a highly generalist forager, little is known on the role that limited floral resources or shifting floral community composition could have played in B. affinis decline. Determining which floral species provide suitable B. affinis forage could assist...

Date published: December 17, 2020

Land Cover, Climate, and Geological conditions summarized within Maryland DNR Biological Stream Survey (MBSS) Catchments

This dataset consists of several measures of landscape characteristics, each of which is summarized from raster data within spatial polygons. These spatial polygons represent the land area upstream of sampled stream reaches. These stream reaches were sampled by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources for the Maryland Biological Stream Survey program during survey rounds one, two, and f...

Date published: November 3, 2020

The North American Breeding Bird Survey, Analysis Results 1966 - 2019

This data product consists of a database of population change and abundance estimates for North American birds, estimated from North American Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) data. Data are presented for 548 species of birds in 4 spreadsheets containing trend estimates and annual indices for 2 time periods. Estimates are derived for each species using the 1 of 4 alternative models, and a cro

Date published: October 6, 2020

Stream temperature and sculpin growth data collected from Catoctin Mountain Park in 2019

This Data Release includes records of stream temperature during summer months of 2019 (10 sites) and records of Blue Ridge sculpin (Cottus caeruleomentum) weight for fish held in experimental enclosures for 45 days during the temperature sampling period (5 sites).

Date published: September 29, 2020

Multiscale resource selection by American Woodcock (Scolopax minor) during fall migration at Cape May, New Jersey

This data set is measurements of the proportional area of 17 land-cover types at 5 different spatial scales in Cape May County, NJ at individual radio-tagged American woodcock (Scololpax minor) use locations and at random points across the county. The data set consists of a unique identifier, band number, year or season during which sampling was conducted, spatial coordinates (UTMs