(CERP): Quantifying Ecological Risks of Contaminated Sediments on Living Resources in Supporting Decisions on Habitat Restoration Strategies in the Chesapeake Bay (Maryland Portion)

Principal Investigator:

Joel E. Baker

Start/End Year:

2000 - 2005


Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science


Provide predictive information for management needs on sediment contamination effects on living resources

Related Publications:

Salice, CJ; Miller, TJ; Roesijadi, G. 2009. Demographic Responses to Multigeneration Cadmium Exposure in Two Strains of the Freshwater Gastropod, Biomphalaria glabrata. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology56(4):785 -795. doi:10.1007/s00244-008-9203-9. UM-SG-RS-2009-03.

Nye, JA; Davis, DD; Miller, TJ. 2007. The effect of maternal exposure to contaminated sediment on the growth and condition of larval Fundulus heteroclitus. Aquatic Toxicology82(4):242 -250. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2007.02.011. UM-SG-RS-2007-17.

Manyin, T; Rowe, CL. 2006. Chronic exposure of Leptocheirus plumulosus to Baltimore Harbor sediment: Bioenergetic and population-level effects. Marine Environmental Research62(2):116 -130. doi:10.1016/j.marenvres.2006.03.006. UM-SG-RS-2006-22.

Salice, CJ; Miller, TJ. 2003. Population-level responses to long-term cadmium exposure in two strains of the freshwater gastropod Biomphalaria glabrata: Results from a life-table response experiment. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry22(3):678 -688. doi:10.1002/etc.5620220329. UM-SG-RS-2003-13.

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