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.

Ray, NE; Terlizzi, DE; Kangas, PC Nitrogen and phosphorus removal by the Algal Turf Scrubber at an oyster aquaculture facility  Ecological Engineering 78 273210.1016/j.ecoleng.2014.04.028. UM-SG-RS-2015-26.

Rogers, HA; Taylor, SS; Hawke, JP; Schott, EJ; Lively, JAA Disease, parasite, and commensal prevalences for blue crab Callinectes sapidus at shedding facilities in Louisiana, USA.  Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 1123 20721710.3354/dao02803. UM-SG-RS-2015-02.

Schijf, J; Christenson, EA; Potter, KJ Different binding modes of Cu and Pb vs. Cd, Ni, and Zn with the trihydroxamate siderophore desferrioxamine B at seawater ionic strength.  Marine Chemistry 173 405110.1016/j.marchem.2015.02.014. UM-SG-RS-2015-03.

Smith, RM; Kaushal, SS Carbon cycle of an urban watershed: exports, sources, and metabolism  Biogeochemistry 12612 17319510.1007/s10533-015-0151-y. UM-SG-RS-2015-23.

Testa, JM; Brady, DC; Cornwell, JC; Owens, MS; Sanford, LP; Newell, CR; Suttles, SE; Newell; RIE Modeling the impact of floating oyster (Crassostrea virginica) aquaculture on sediment-water nutrient and oxygen fluxes.  Aquaculture Environment Interactions 73 20522210.3354/aei00151. UM-SG-RS-2015-11.

Timko, SA; Maydanov, A; Pittelli, SL; Conte; MH; Cooper, WJ; Koch, BP; Schmitt-Kopplin, P; Gonsior, M Depth-dependent photodegradation of marine dissolved organic matter.  Frontiers in Marine Science 266 11410.3389/fmars.2015.00066. UM-SG-RS-2015-12.

Xu, YY; Pearson, S; Kilbourne, KH Assessing coral Sr/Ca-SST calibration techniques using the species Diploria strigosa.  Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 440 35336210.1016/j.palaeo.2015.09.016. UM-SG-RS-2015-15.

Zhang, Q; Brady, DC; Boynton, WR; Ball, WP Long-Term Trends of Nutrients and Sediment from the Nontidal Chesapeake Watershed: An Assessment of Progress by River and Season.  Journal of the American Water Resources Association 516 1534155510.1111/1752-1688.12327. UM-SG-RS-2015-16.

Zhu, WW; Li, JF; Sanford, LP Behavior of suspended sediment in the Changjiang estuary in response to reduction in river sediment supply.  Estuaries and Coasts 386 2185219710.1007/s12237-014-9929-8. UM-SG-RS-2015-14.

Beaulieu, JJ, Mayer, PM; Kaushal, SS; Pennino, MJ; Arango, CP; Balz, DA;Canfield, TJ; Elonen, CM; Fritz, KM; Hill, BH; Ryu, H; Santo Domingo, JW Effects of urban stream burial on organic matter dynamics and reach scale nitrate retention.  Biogeochemistry 121 10712610.1007/s/10533-014-9971-4. UM-SG-RS-2014-06.

Breitburg, D; Burrell, R Predator-mediated landscape structure: seasonal patterns of spatial expansion and prey control by Chrysaora quinquecirrha and Mnemiopsis leidyi.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 510 18320010.3354/meps10850. UM-SG-RS-2014-16.

Caplan, JS; Wheaton, CN; Mozdzer, TJ Belowground advantages in construction cost facilitate a cryptic plant invasion.  AOB Plants 6 11010.1093/aobpla/plu020. UM-SG-RS-2014-20.

Ciavola, SJ; Jantz, CA; Reilly, J; Moglen, GE Forecast changes in runoff quality and quantity from urbanization in the DelMarVa Peninsula.  Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 191 1910.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000773. UM-SG-RS-2014-01.

Duan, SW; Delaney-Newcomb, K; Kaushal, SS; Findlay, SEG; Belt, KT Potential effects of leaf litter on water quality in urban watersheds.  Biogeochemistry 1211 618010.1007/s10533-014-0016-9. UM-SG-RS-2014-22.

Frisk, MG; Jordaan, A; Miller, TJ Moving beyond the current paradigm in marine population connectivity: are adults the missing link?  Fish and Fisheries 152 24225410.1111/faf.12014. UM-SG-RS-2014-11.

Gao, Y; Cornwell, JC; Stoecker, DK; Owens, MS Influence of cyanobacterial blooms on sediment biogeochemistry and nutrient fluxes.  Limnology & Oceanography 593 95997110.4319/lo.2014.59.3.0959. UM-SG-RS-2014-04.

Gao, Y; O'Neil, JM; Stoecker, DK; Cornwell, JC Photosynthesis and nitrogen fixation during cyanobacteria blooms in an oligohaline and tidal freshwater estuary.  Aquatic Microbial Ecology 722 12914410.3354/ame01692. UM-SG-RS-2014-05.

Glibert, PM; Hinkle, DC; Sturgis, B; Jesien, RV Eutrophication of a Maryland/Virginia coastal lagoon: a tipping point, ecosystem changes, and potential causes.  Estuaries and Coasts 371 12814610.1007/s12237-013-9630-3. UM-SG-RS-2014-12.

Gurbisz, CW; Kemp, M Unexpected resurgence of a large submersed plant bed in Chesapeake Bay: Analysis of time series data.  Limnology & Oceanography 592 48249410.4319/lo.2014.59.2.0482. UM-SG-RS-2014-03.

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