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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.

Chesapeake Quarterly

A Growing Industry: Advancing Oyster Aquaculture in Maryland

Maryland’s oyster aquaculture industry is growing in the Chesapeake Bay. This issue of Chesapeake Quarterly explores current research and technology that support oyster aquaculture.

Fellowship Experiences: A Students' Blog

Undergoing the Metamorphosis from Student to Professional Scientist

Mairim M. Villafañe-Vicente

Hello, readers! I am Mairim M. Villafañe-Vicente from Gurabo, Puerto Rico. I am part of the SEAS Islands Alliance, a Maryland Sea Grant-supported and National Science Foundation-funded geosciences student pathways program that focuses on the islands of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the US Virgin Islands.

On the Bay: Chesapeake Quarterly's Blog

Meet Maryland Sea Grant’s New Law and Policy Fellow

Ashley Goetz
“Working with people is what it’s really about,” says Kai Hardy. Hardy joined Maryland Sea Grant in September 2023 to begin a year-long fellowship that bridges law, policy, and environmental research.

News Releases

January 19, 2023

Aquaculture experts from across the U.S., South Africa, Norway, and Iceland convened in Orono, Maine, for the third annual Recirculating Aquaculture Salmon Network (RAS-N) and first annual Sustainable Aquaculture Systems Suppo

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Headwaters Newsletter

Volume 7, Issue 3

In this Issue:
  • Personal Care and Environmental Impacts
  • Bibliotherapy?
  • Mistaken Identity
  • Southern Maryland Community Becomes Model for Stormwater and Stewardship
  • Welcome Calvert County WSA!
  • Water Education Summit Goes Virtual, Exceeds Attendance Goals

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Sea Level Rise Report

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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.

The Blue Crab: Callinectes Sapidus

An essential resource for researchers, students, and managers.  Get your copy today!

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