Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

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Maryland Sea Grant has funded scientific research relevant to the Chesapeake Bay and the Maryland residents who conserve, enjoy, and make their living from it. Search below our archive of research projects back through 1990, using keywords, topics, or project start year. Project data include the project principal investigators and abstract as well as impact or accomplishment statements and peer reviewed publications, if applicable.

Crassostrea virginica pathogens in Chesapeake Bay oyster populations: a dual disease simulation model of parasite-host interactions over a large spatial scale. (Maryland portion)

Principal Investigator: 

Stephen J. Jordan

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1999

Institution: 

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Co-Principal investigator: 

Eileen Hofmann, Old Dominion University; Eric Powell, Rutgers University

Ecological and restoration and the concept of place

Principal Investigator: 

Mark Sagoff

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1998

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

David T. Wasserman, University of Maryland, College Park

Enzymatic modification of chitosan

Principal Investigator: 

Gregory Payne

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1999

Institution: 

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Evaluation of American oyster stocks for resource rehabilitation: Disease resistance and genetics (Maryland portion)

Principal Investigator: 

Kennedy T. Paynter, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1999

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

Donald Meritt, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Evaluation of the aquaculture potential of differing strains of striped bass.

Principal Investigator: 

Reginal M. Harrell

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1997

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Scott Lindell, AquaFuture, Inc.

Factors controlling the food chain accumulation and transfer of inorganic and methylmercury in Chesapeake Bay organisms.

Principal Investigator: 

Robert P. Mason

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1997

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

David A. Wright, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Hormonal regulation of the onset of puberty in striped bass, Morone saxatilis

Principal Investigator: 

Yonathan Zohar

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1999

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Isolation and characterization of bacterial strains for marine pharmaceuticals from corals in the Red Sea and in the United States

Principal Investigator: 

Anwar Huq

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1996

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Measurement and modeling of surface waves in northern Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence P. Sanford

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1998

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Production of disease-free oysters for use in oyster recovery area research

Principal Investigator: 

Donald W. Meritt

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1997

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Kennedy T. Paynter, Jr, University of Maryland, College Park

The importance of understanding ecological complexity to predicting effects of multiple stressors on coastal systems (Year one of five)

Principal Investigator: 

Denise L. Breitburg

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 2001

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

James G. Sanders, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

The molecular basis for the etiology of the oyster "Dermo" disease: Gene regulation events susceptible to chemical inhibition.

Principal Investigator: 

Gerardo R. Vasta

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1998

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

The preparation of chitin oligosaccharides

Principal Investigator: 

Saul Roseman

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 2000

Institution: 

Johns Hopkins University

Utility of β-glucan as an immunostimulator for infectious disease prophylaxis in fish aquaculture

Principal Investigator: 

Robert S. Anderson

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1997

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

A risk assessment for dimilin use in the northern Chesapeake Bay. A model study for non-point-source runoff

Principal Investigator: 

David A. Wright

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1997

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Rodger Dawson, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Bacterioplankton dynamics in the Patuxent River: Response to nitrogen abatement

Principal Investigator: 

Cynthia C. Gilmour

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1999

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Douglas G. Capone, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Development of immunoassays for striped bass gonadotropins

Principal Investigator: 

Yonathan Zohar

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1997

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

Rosemary Jagus, Center for Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Impact of sediment-associated contaminants on benthic species in Chesapeake Bay: Implications for carbon and contaminant transfer in food webs - a continuation

Principal Investigator: 

James G. Sanders

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1997

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Gerhardt F. Riedel, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Laboratory

Linking water quality to fish production in the Chesapeake Bay: Spatially-explicit models of fish growth and predation

Principal Investigator: 

Stephen B. Brandt

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1996

Institution: 

Buffalo State College, Great Lakes Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Denise L. Breitberg, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Marine biotechnology, biosafety, and industry

Principal Investigator: 

Raymond A. Zilinskas

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1997

Institution: 

Center for Public Issues in Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

Morris A. Levin, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Center for Public Issues in Biotechology; Douglas Lipton, University of Maryland, College Park

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