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.

Salice, CJ; Miller, TJ 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 Chemistry 223 67868810.1002/etc.5620220329. UM-SG-RS-2003-13.

Schott, EJ; Pecher, WT; Okafor, F; Vasta, GR The protistan parasite Perkinsus marinus is resistant to selected reactive oxygen species.  Experimental Parasitology 10534 23224010.1016/j.exppara.2003.12.012. UM-SG-RS-2003-17.

Schott, EJ; Robledo, JAF; Wright, AC; Silva, AM; Vasta, GR Gene organization and homology modeling of two iron superoxide dismutases of the early branching protist Perkinsus marinus.  Gene 3091 1910.1016/S0378-1119(03)000469-4. UM-SG-RS-2003-24.

Seitz, RD; Marshall, LS; Hines, AH; Clark, KL Effects of hypoxia on predator-prey dynamics of the blue crab Callinectes sapidus and the Baltic clam Macoma balthica in Chesapeake Bay.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 257 17918810.3354/meps257179. UM-SG-RS-2003-26.

Smith, GF; Roach, EB; Bruce, DG The location, composition, and origin of oyster bars in mesohaline Chesapeake Bay.  Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 562 39140910.1016/S0272-7714(02)00191-9. UM-SG-RS-2003-27.

Steven, C; Lehnen, N; Kight, K; Ijiri, S; Klenke, U; Harris, WA; Zohar, Y Molecular characterization of the GnRH system in zebrafish (Danio rerio): cloning of chicken GnRH-II, adult brain expression patterns and pituitary content of salmon GnRH and chicken GnRH-II.  General and Comparative Endocrinology 1331 273710.1016/S0016-6480(03)00144-8. UM-SG-RS-2003-28.

Stoecker, DK; Gustafson, DE Cell-surface proteolytic activity of photosynthetic dinoflagellates. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 302 17518310.3354/ame030175. UM-SG-RS-2003-01.

Tilley, DR; Ahmed, M; Son, JH; Badrinarayanan, H Hyperspectral reflectance of emergent macrophytes as an indicator of water column ammonia in an oligohaline, subtropical marsh.  Ecological Engineering 2123 15316310.1016/j.ecoleng.2003.10.004. UM-SG-RS-2003-16.

Turner, HV; Wolcott, DL; Wolcott, TG; Hines, AH Post-mating behavior, intramolt growth, and onset of migration to Chesapeake Bay spawning grounds by adult female blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 2951 10713010.1016/S0022-0981(03)00290-9. UM-SG-RS-2003-29.

Wiegner, TN; Seitzinger, SP; Breitburg, DL; Sanders, JG The effects of multiple stressors on the balance between autotrophic and heterotrophic processes in an estuarine system.  Estuaries 262 35236410.1007/BF02695973. UM-SG-RS-2003-30.

Zorach, A; Ulanowicz, RE Quantifying the complexity of flow networks: How many roles are there? Complexity 83 687610.1002/cplx.10075. UM-SG-RS-2003-02.

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