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.

Mueller, P; Hager, RN; Meschter, JE; Mozdzer, TJ; Langley, JA; Jensen, K; Megonigal, JP Complex invader-ecosystem interactions and seasonality mediate the impact of non-native Phragmites on CH4 emissions.  Biological Invasions 189 2635264710.1007/s10530-016-1093-6. UM-SG-RS-2016-18.

Mueller, P; Jensen, K; Megonigal, JP Plants mediate soil organic matter decomposition in response to sea level rise.  Global Change Biology 221 40441410.1111/gcb.13082. UM-SG-RS-2016-08.

Owens, MS; Cornwell, JC The Benthic Exchange of O-2, N-2 and Dissolved Nutrients Using Small Core Incubations  Journal of Visualized Experiments 114 11010.3791/54098. UM-SG-RS-2016-24.

Pennino, MJ; Kaushal, SS; Mayer, PM; Utz, RM; Cooper, CA Stream restoration and sewers impact sources and fluxes of water, carbon, and nutrients in urban watersheds.  Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 208 3419343910.5194/hess-20-3419-2016. UM-SG-RS-2016-05.

Renkenberger, J; Montas, H; Leisnham, PT; Chanse, V; Shirmohammadi, A; Sadeghi, A; Brubaker, K; Rockler, A; Hutson, T; Lansing, D Climate Change Impact on Critical Source Area Identification in a Maryland Watershed Transactions of the ASABE 596 1803181910.13031/trans.59.11677. UM-SG-RS-2016-33.

Schaeffer, ED; Testa, JM; Gel, YR; Lyubchich, V On Information Criteria for Dynamic Spatio-temporal Clustering Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Climate Informatics: CI 2016 5810.5065/D6K072N6 . UM-SG-RS-2016-32.

Schijf, J; Burns, S Determination of the Side-Reaction Coefficient of Desferrioxamine B in Trace-Metal-Free Seawater.  Frontiers in Marine Science 3117 11510.3389/fmars.2016.00117. UM-SG-RS-2016-09.

Song, XP; Sexton, JO; Huang, CQ; Channan, S; Townshend, JR Characterizing the magnitude, timing and duration of urban growth from time series of Landsat-based estimates of impervious cover Remote Sensing of Environment 175 11310.1016/j.rse.2015.12.027. UM-SG-RS-2016-31.

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.

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