Research Publications

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.

The funded projects advance scientific knowledge through the publication of peer-reviewed journal articles. You may search these publications by keyword and year of publication.

Publications prior to 2003 can be accessed through the National Sea Grant Library.

Steppe, CN; Fredriksson, DW; Wallendorf, L; Nikolov, M; Mayer, R Direct setting of Crassostrea virginica larvae in a tidal tributary: applications for shellfish restoration and aquaculture.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 546 9711210.3354/meps11604. UM-SG-RS-2016-10.

Testa, JM; Kemp, WM; Harris, LA; Woodland, RJ; Boynton, WR Challenges and directions for the advancement of estuarine ecosystem science.  Ecosystems 201 142210.1007/s10021-016-0004-0. UM-SG-RS-2016-23.

Weitzell, RE; Kaushal, SS; Lynch, LM; Guinn, SM; Elmore, AJ Extent of Stream Burial and Relationships to Watershed Area, Topography, and Impervious Surface Area  Water 811 12210.3390/w8110538. UM-SG-RS-2016-29.

Williams, M; Wessel, B; Filoso, S Sources of iron (Fe) and factors regulating the development of flocculate from Fe-oxidizing bacteria in regenerative streamwater conveyance structures.  Ecological Engineering 95 72373710.1016/j.ecoleng.2016.06.120. UM-SG-RS-2016-11.

Zhang, Q; Ball, WP; Moyer, DL Decadal-scale export of nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment from the Susquehanna River basin, USA: Analysis and synthesis of temporal and spatial patterns.  Science of the Total Environment 563 1016102910.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.03.104. UM-SG-RS-2016-12.

Zhang, Q; Harman, CJ; Ball, WP An improved method for interpretation of riverine concentration-discharge relationships indicates long-term shifts in reservoir sediment trapping.  Geophysical Research Letters 4319 102151022410.1002/2016GL069945. UM-SG-RS-2016-22.

Zhang, Q; Hirsch, RM; Ball, WP Long-Term Changes in Sediment and Nutrient Delivery from Conowingo Dam to Chesapeake Bay: Effects of Reservoir Sedimentation.  Environmental Science & Technology 504 1877188610.1021/acs.est.5b04073. UM-SG-RS-2016-13.

Beaulieu, JJ; Golden, HE; Knightes, CD; Mayer, PM; Kaushal, SS; Pennino, MJ; Arango, CP; Balz, DA; Elonen, CM; Fritz, KM; Hill, BH Urban stream burial increases watershed-scale nitrate export.  PLoS ONE 107 11410.1371/journal.pone.0132256. UM-SG-RS-2015-06.

Bickford, WA; Needelman, BA; Miller, MW; Hutchins, EG Prescribed Fire Increases Soil Temperatures through Canopy Removal in a Mid-Atlantic Brackish Marsh  Journal of Coastal Research 314 94194510.2112/JCOASTRES-D-13-00219.1. UM-SG-RS-2015-20.

Breitburg, DL; Hondorp, D; Audemard, C; Carnegie, RB; Burrell, RB; Trice, M; Clark, V Landscape-Level Variation in Disease Susceptibility Related to Shallow-Water Hypoxia  PLOS ONE 102 12710.1371/journal.pone.0116223. UM-SG-RS-2015-24.

Duan, S; Kaushal, SS Salinization alters fluxes of bioreactive elements from stream ecosystems across land use  Biogeosciences 1223 7331734710.5194/bg-12-7331-2015. UM-SG-RS-2015-22.

Ganju, NK; Brush, MJ; Rashleigh, B; Aretxabaleta, AL; del Barrio, P; Grear, JS; Harris, LA; Lake, SJ; McCardell, G; O’Donnell, J; Ralston, DK; Signell, RP;Testa, JM; Vaudrey, JMP Progress and challenges in coupled hydrodynamic-ecological estuarine modeling.  Estuaries and Coasts 12210.1007/s12237-015-0011-y. UM-SG-RS-2015-10.

Genello, L; Fry, JP; Frederick, JA; Li, X; Love, DC Fish in the classroom: a survey of the use of aquaponics in education.  European Journal of Health & Biology Education 42 92010.12973/ejhbe.2015.213p. UM-SG-RS-2015-13.

Huang, P An inverse demand system for the differentiated blue crab market in Chesapeake Bay.  Marine Resources Economics 302 13915610.1086/679971. UM-SG-RS-2015-04.

Huang, P; Woodward, RT; Wilberg, MJ; Tomberlin, D Management evaluation for the Chesapeake Bay blue crab fishery: an integrated bioeconomic approach.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 352 21622810.1080/02755947.2014.986342. UM-SG-RS-2015-05.

Kaushal, SS; McDowell, WH; Wollheim, WM; Newcomer Johnson, TA; Mayer, PM; Belt, KT; Pennino, MJ Urban evolution: the role of water.  Water 78 4063408710.3390/w7084063. UM-SG-RS-2015-08.

Millette, NC; Stoecker, DK; Pierson, JJ Top-down control by micro- and mesozooplankton on winter dinoflagellate blooms of Heterocapsa rotundata.  Aquatic Microbial Ecology 76 152510.3354/ame01763. UM-SG-RS-2015-07.

Needles, LA; Lester, SE; Ambrose, R; Andren, A; Beyeler, M; Connor, MS; Eckman, JE; Costa-Pierce, BA; Gaines, SD; Lafferty, KD; Lenihan, HS; Parrish, J; Peterson, MS; Scaroni, AE; Weis, JS; Wendt, DE Managing bay and estuarine ecosystems for multiple services.  Estuaries and Coasts 38 S35S4810.1007/s12237-013-9602-7. UM-SG-RS-2015-01.

Nelson, JA; Lipkey, GK Hypoxia tolerance variance between swimming and resting striped bass Morone saxatilis  Journal of Fish Biology 872 51051810.1111/jfb.12735. UM-SG-RS-2015-21.

Ray, NE; Li, J; Kangas, PC; Terlizzi, DE Water quality upstream and downstream of a commercial oyster aquaculture facility in Chesapeake Bay, USA  Aquacultural Engineering 68 354210.1016/j.aquaeng.2015.08.001. UM-SG-RS-2015-25.

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