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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.

Thresholds in Aquatic Communities in Response to Ex-Urbanization and Environmental Change

Principal Investigator: 

Matthew Baker

Start/End Year: 

2011 to 2014

Institution: 

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Co-Principal investigator: 

Joseph Sexton, University of Maryland, College Park

Unexpected Resurgence of Submersed Plant Beds in Chesapeake Bay: Historical Data Analysis and Modeling

Principal Investigator: 

W. Michael Kemp

Start/End Year: 

2011 to 2013

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Coastal Economy Data and Analysis

Principal Investigator: 

Jonathan G. Kramer

Start/End Year: 

2010 to 2012

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Coastal Economy Data and Analysis - Year 2

Principal Investigator: 

Douglas Lipton

Start/End Year: 

2010 to 2012

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Enhancing Sea Grant's Ability to Help Coastal Communities Adapt to Climate Change

Principal Investigator: 

Douglas Lipton

Start/End Year: 

2010 to 2013

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Co-Principal investigator: 

Virginia Carrasco, Maryland Sea Grant Extension Program University of Maryland College Park

Preventing Aquatic Invasive Species through Vector Management: Live Bait Vector as a Model in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Principal Investigator: 

Fredrika C. Moser

Start/End Year: 

2010 to 2013

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Reducing Stormwater Impact by Reaching Homeowners and Service Providers at Behavior "Choice Points"

Principal Investigator: 

Erica Goldman

Start/End Year: 

2010 to 2011

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Sea Grant Aquaculture Extension 2010: Evaluation of Innovative Practices for Aquaculture Development

Principal Investigator: 

Douglas Lipton

Start/End Year: 

2010 to 2013

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program: Developing sustainable year-round captive spawning technologies for a new aquaculture species, Seriola dumerili

Principal Investigator: 

Yonathan Zohar

Start/End Year: 

2010 to 2013

Institution: 

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program: Predicting spatial impacts of bivalve aquaculture on nutrient cycling and benthic habitat quality

Principal Investigator: 

Jeffrey C. Cornwell

Start/End Year: 

2010 to 2013

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Lawrence P. Sanford, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Connectivity of Fish Nursery Habitats between Maryland's Coastal Bays and Near Shore Ocean Environment

Principal Investigator: 

David H. Secor

Start/End Year: 

2009 to 2013

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Cyanobacterial Blooms: A Roadblock To Estuarine Restoration?

Principal Investigator: 

Diane Stoecker

Start/End Year: 

2009 to 2012

Institution: 

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jeffrey C. Cornwell, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Effects of diel cycling hypoxia on acquisition and progression of Perkinsus marinus

Principal Investigator: 

Denise L. Breitburg

Start/End Year: 

2009 to 2011

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Facilitating the Development of Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Jonathan G. Kramer

Start/End Year: 

2009 to 2010

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Forecasting the Response of Delmarva Lagoons to Changing Land use and Climate: Alternative Stable States and Recovery Trajectories

Principal Investigator: 

Lora Harris

Start/End Year: 

2009 to 2011

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Walter Boynton, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Mark Brush, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Intrapopulation Biodiversity, and Recruitment Pathways for Chesapeake Striped Bass

Principal Investigator: 

Thomas J. Miller

Start/End Year: 

2009 to 2012

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Allen Place, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute; David Secor, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Investigating impacts of headwater stream burial during development on downstream nutrient export to Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Andrew Elmore

Start/End Year: 

2009 to 2012

Institution: 

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Sujay Kaushal, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Jason Jullian, University of Oklahoma

Large-scale blue crab recruitment limitation in upper Chesapeake Bay nurseries: Dispersal and post-settlement processes

Principal Investigator: 

Eric Johnson

Start/End Year: 

2009 to 2012

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Denise L. Breitburg, Anson Hines, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Prescribed burns in the sustainable conservation and restoration of tidal marshes

Principal Investigator: 

Brian Needelman

Start/End Year: 

2009 to 2012

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Co-Principal investigator: 

Raymond R. Weil, Andrew H. Baldwin, University of Maryland, College Park; J. P. Megonigal, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Facilitating a Scientific Review of Issue Related to Sediment Quality in Port of Baltimore's Shipping Channels

Principal Investigator: 

Jonathan G. Kramer

Start/End Year: 

2008 to 2010

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

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