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.

Ballast water treatment and management: Development of a cost-effective, environmentally friendly ballast water treatment

Principal Investigator: 

David A. Wright

Start/End Year: 

1999 to 2001

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; Neil A. Belson, Pharmacognetics, Inc.

Bioremediation of recalcitrant complex carbohydrate biopolymers by a novel marine bacterium

Principal Investigator: 

Ronald Weiner

Start/End Year: 

1999 to 2002

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Electronic information and education for the aquaculture industry through a web-based network of aquaculture information services (Maryland component)

Principal Investigator: 

Jonathan G. Kramer

Start/End Year: 

1999 to 2001

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Environmental effects on Perkinsus marinus infection rates, growth and survival among dermo disease-free juvenile oysters planted at three salinity regimes in an enzootic Chesapeake Bay oyster recovery area

Principal Investigator: 

George R. Abbe

Start/End Year: 

1999 to 2004

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Stephan J. Jordan, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Cooperative Oxford Laboratory; Christop F. Dungan, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Cooperative Oxford Laboratory

Modeling the effects of climate variability on the prevalence and intensity of dermo and MSX diseases in eastern oyster populations (Maryland component)

Principal Investigator: 

Stephen Jordan

Start/End Year: 

1999 to 2001

Institution: 

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

The long-term history of the Chesapeake Bay trophic state

Principal Investigator: 

Grace S. Brush

Start/End Year: 

1999 to 2002

Institution: 

Johns Hopkins University

An assessment of the impact of metal-contaminated dredge spoils in wetland restoration

Principal Investigator: 

Cynthia C. Gilmour

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2000

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Gerhardt F. Riedel, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Laboratory

Assimilation modeling of planktonic processes in Chesapeake Bay with aircraft and satellite ocean color data

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence W. Harding, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2001

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Raleigh Hood, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Baltimore Harbor Sediment Metals

Principal Investigator: 

Jeffrey C. Cornwell

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 1999

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Robert P. Mason, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Bioaccumulation dynamics of hydrophobic organic contaminants in the Anacostia River food web

Principal Investigator: 

David Velinsky

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2000

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Gregory D. Foster, George Mason University; Donald P. Kelso, George Mason University

Environmental protection and watermen communities: Assessing the effects of new initiatives on old ways of life

Principal Investigator: 

Mark Sagoff

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2000

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

David T. Wasserman, University of Maryland, College Park

Measuring the transfer, dynamics, and risk of invasion for microbial communities associated with ballast water of ships

Principal Investigator: 

Gregory M. Ruiz

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2001

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Fred C. Dobbs, Old Dominion University; Anson H. Hines, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Nutrient cycling in oligohaline sediments and marshes: Is denitrification a major sink for nitrogen?

Principal Investigator: 

Jeffrey C. Cornwell

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2000

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Todd Kana, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Production of recombinant fish gonadotropins (GtHs) using eukaryotic expression systems and development of a striped bass gth immunoassay

Principal Investigator: 

Yonathan Zohar

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2001

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

B Weintraub, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Medical Biotechology Center.; M Szkudlinski, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Medical Biotechology Center

Surface waves and air-sea fluxes in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence P. Sanford

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2000

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Susceptibility of Chesapeake Bay to environmental contamination with Cryptosporidium parvum: Recovery of the pathogen by eastern oysters

Principal Investigator: 

Thaddeus K. Graczyk

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2001

Institution: 

Johns Hopkins University

The role of dissolved organic nitrogen in the eutrophication of Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Patricia M. Glibert

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2000

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Paul A. del Giorgio, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

A molecular approach to environment studies on Perkinsus marinus. Transmission dynamics of infection in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Gerardo R. Vasta

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2000

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Chesapeake Bay atmospheric deposition program 1997 chemical contaminant field program

Principal Investigator: 

Joel E. Baker

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 1999

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Robert P. Mason, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

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