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Maryland Sea Grant publishes blogs, Chesapeake Quarterly magazine, and other publications and videos. Learn about scientific research and science-based practices that can help preserve the Chesapeake Bay and Maryland's coastal environment.

On the Bay: Chesapeake Quarterly's Blog

Cora Johnston, Julia Rentsch, Mary MacMutcheon, and Scott Lerberg in front of airplane
November 26, 2019

Sentinels in the Sky: Observing rising waters from a birds-eye view

Taryn Sudol
Some call it high tide flooding, others refer to it as sunny day flooding, while still others call it “king tide.” But no matter the name, we’ve seen the impacts of rising waters, which led to a recent flight where scientists and a journalist took to the air to document the water on the ground for the
 

Fellowship Experiences: A Students' Blog

Headshot of Sarah Cvach in front of a white board
December 6, 2019

The Joys of Being a Teaching Assistant

Sarah Cvach
This is the third semester of my master’s program in biology at Salisbury University, and it has been a long one.
 

News Releases

Chesapeake Quarterly

Issue cover: A stream flows through Green Ridge State Forest on its way to the Chesapeake 200 miles downstream.

October 2019

A Closer Look at our Water

We have a new issue of Chesapeake Quarterly out. The theme is balancing access to the water with the risks inherent in going in. We hope you enjoy it. If you want to subscribe, click here, and you will get a hard copy delivered to your home or office each month. We can also put you on the mailing list for a digital copy.

Headwaters Newsletter

Headwaters volume 6 issue 3
October 2019

Volume 6, Issue 3

Inside This Issue:
  • Climate Pressures and Green Infrastructure — A Local Case Study
  • What Would Bernie Do?
  • Our Favorite Trees
  • Dispatches from Sea Grant Academy
  • Rain Garden Winterization
  • Our Water — It Is All Connected and More Reasons To Protect It
  • Water Quality and Sailing

Sea Level Rise Report

cover, sea level rise report

Come High Water: Sea Level Rise and Chesapeake Bay

This special report offers a comprehensive look at the causes and consequences of increasing flooding along Maryland’s coasts. This package, produced by Maryland Sea Grant's magazine Chesapeake Quarterly in partnership with Bay Journal, examines the scientific understanding and projections of the rate of sea level rise in the Chesapeake region; effects on people and the environment; and adaptations and policy responses that are under way or under consideration.

Video Gallery

Forecasting Sea Level Rise for Maryland

In Maryland Sea Grant's video, scientists release new projections for future sea level rise for the Chesapeake Bay and for Maryland, Virginia, and nearby Mid-Atlantic coastal areas.