Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

Search Research Projects

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.

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

Metallothioneins in marine coccoid cyanobacteria; cloning, transcriptional analyses and application to assessment of metal stress in natural communities of picoplankton in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Jonathan G. Kramer

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1997

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Modeling and advanced control of activated sludge wastewater treatment facilities

Principal Investigator: 

Thomas J. McAvoy

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1996

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

Peter A. Minderman, Jr, University of Maryland, College Park

Quantitative evaluation of contaminants in a Chesapeake Bay region of concern: A simulation model of exposure and bioaccumulation in Baltimore harbor

Principal Investigator: 

John R. Kucklich

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1997

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Christopher J. Madden, South Florida Water Management District; Joel E. Baker, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Satellite remote sensing with SeaWiFS to detect seasonal and interannual variability in phytoplankton abundance in the Chesapeake Bay and adjacent coastal waters

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence W. Harding, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1998

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Wayne E. Esaias, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA

Susceptibility of Chesapeake Bay to invasions of non-indigenous species associated with ballast water

Principal Investigator: 

Gregory M. Ruiz

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1998

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

James T. Carlton, Williams College; Anson H. Hines, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; D. Wayne Coats

The effects of environmental contaminants on the progression of Perkinsus marinus in the eastern oyster

Principal Investigator: 

Robert S. Anderson

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1995

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Eugene M. Burreson, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Contaminant flux from sediments: Impact on Chesapeake Bay food webs

Principal Investigator: 

Gerhardt F. Riedel

Start/End Year: 

1993 to 1995

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

James G. Sanders, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Laboratory; Cynthia C. Gilmour, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Laboratory

Ecosystem processes in relation to transport, partitioning, and effects of organic contaminants in Chesapeake Bay: A simulation modeling study - Year II.

Principal Investigator: 

W. Michael Kemp

Start/End Year: 

1993

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jay Gooch, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Joel E. Baker, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

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