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.

Primary production, spring blooms and control of recruitment in pelagic fish

Principal Investigator: 

Edward D. Houde

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2008

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Lawrence W. Harding, Jr, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

SG Aquatic Invasive Species 2005 - Chronic Toxicity Testing to Determine the Environmental Risks of Proposed Ballast Water Treatment Biocides

Principal Investigator: 

Carys L. Mitchelmore

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2009

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

David A. Wright, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Environmental Science; Lance T. Yonkos, Daniel J. Fisher, University of Maryland, College Park, Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Shipboard Evaluations of Venturi Oxygen Stripping During Continuous Routine Vessel Operations

Principal Investigator: 

Mario N. Tamburri

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2011

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Gregory M. Ruiz, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Peter D. McNulty, NEI Treatment System, LLC

Tracking the source of nutrients fueling brown tide blooms in Maryland

Principal Investigator: 

Patricia M. Glibert

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2007

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Louis A. Codispoti, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Visioning for sustaining rural communities on Maryland's eastern shore

Principal Investigator: 

Wayne H. Bell

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2007

Institution: 

Center for the Environment and Society, Washington College

Co-Principal investigator: 

Philip G. Favero, Institute for Governmental Service, University of Maryland, College Park; Wendy G. Miller, Washington College

Ballast Water Technology Demonstration Program (Shipboard Evaluations of Venturi Oxygen Stripping : Determining Mechanical and Biological Efficacy)

Principal Investigator: 

Mario N. Tamburri

Start/End Year: 

2004 to 2007

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Enhancing Fish Muscle Growth through Blocking Myostatin Function

Principal Investigator: 

Shao-Jun Du

Start/End Year: 

2004 to 2006

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Hyperspectral Reflectance of Freshwater Tidal Emergent Macrophytes as a Remote Sensing Tool for Assessing Wetland Nitrogen Status

Principal Investigator: 

David R. Tilley

Start/End Year: 

2004 to 2006

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

Andrew Baldwin, University of Maryland, College Park

Producing and Deploying an Autonomous Urea Monitor

Principal Investigator: 

Patricia M. Glibert

Start/End Year: 

2004 to 2006

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Louis A. Codispoti, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

A Chesapeake Bay Evaluation of Deoxygenation as a Ballast Water Treatment to Prevent Aquatic Invasions

Principal Investigator: 

Mario N. Tamburri

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2004

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Gregory M. Ruiz, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

A Novel Approach to Inducing Sterility in Farmed Fish: Disrupting the Early Establishment of the GnRH System

Principal Investigator: 

Yonathan Zohar

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2006

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Assessing the potential for natural predators to control the spread of the Suminoe oyster, Crassostrea ariakensis

Principal Investigator: 

Roger I.E. Newell

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2007

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Victor S. Kennedy, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Benthic Studies in Chesapeake Bay: (1) Analysis and Synthesis of Faunal Data in Relation to Sediment and Water Column Interactions and (2) Scope for Future Needs

Principal Investigator: 

Roberta L. Marinelli

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2006

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Characterizing the performance of the Suminoe Oyster, Crassostrea ariakensis, in Maryland waters

Principal Investigator: 

Kennedy T. Paynter, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2006

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park, Department of Biology

Co-Principal investigator: 

Donald Meritt, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Standish K. Allen, Virginia Institute Of Marine Studies

Combination Technologies for Ballast Water Treatment

Principal Investigator: 

David A. Wright

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2005

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

Do Oyster Filtration and Wave Attenuation Associated with Oyster Reefs and Breakwater Improve Seagrass Habitat?

Principal Investigator: 

Raleigh Hood

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2006

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Evamaria Koch, Roger Newell, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Genetic rehabilitation and conservation of Chesapeake oysters using disease-resistant oyster strains: a study of their recruitment and introgression potential

Principal Investigator: 

Matthew P. Hare

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2007

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park, Department of Biology

Co-Principal investigator: 

Mark Luckenbach, Kimberly S. Reece, Ryan Carnegie, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Growth and Recruitment of Juvenile Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab

Principal Investigator: 

David H. Secor

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2006

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

H. Rodger Harvey, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Identification of candidate genes for chemotherapeutic and/or genetic intervention against Dermo disease using expression sequence tags (EST)

Principal Investigator: 

Gerardo R. Vasta

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2006

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jose A. Fernandez-Robledo, Eric J. Schott, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Immunological Approaches to Understanding QPX Disease

Principal Investigator: 

Robert S. Anderson

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2006

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

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