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.

Uptake of dissolved and particle-associated toxicants by the eastern oyster

Principal Investigator: 

Roger I.E. Newell

Start/End Year: 

1991 to 1994

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Deborah L. Penry, Donald P. Weston, University of California, Berkeley

Abundance and comparative trophic ecology of schooling pelagic fishes in the Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Edward D. Houde

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1994

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Stephen B. Brandt, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Economic aspects of marine debris

Principal Investigator: 

Kenneth E. McConnell

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1994

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

John Sutinen, University of Rhode Island; James Kirkley, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Effects of environmental contaminants on cell-mediated immune mechanisms of the oyster

Principal Investigator: 

Robert S. Anderson

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1991

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Effects of low dissolved oxygen in the Chesapeake Bay. II. Trophic interactions in a zooplankton-fish larvae-nekton assemblage (Original title: Effects of low dissolved oxygen levels in the Chesapeake Bay on behavior, growth and survival of fish larvae)

Principal Investigator: 

Edward D. Houde

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1994

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Denise L. Breitberg, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Essential fatty acid nutrition of hybrid striped bass larvae

Principal Investigator: 

Reginal M. Harrell

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1994

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Tuu-jyi Chai, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Genetic analysis of adult and larval blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Robert W. Chapman

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1994

Institution: 

Johns Hopkins University

Pathogenesis and diagnosis of selected striped bass diseases of microbial etiology

Principal Investigator: 

Frank M. Hetrick

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1994

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

Robert S. Roberson, University of Maryland, College Park

Phytoplankton biomass and nutrient loading relations for the Chesapeake Bay from aircraft remote sensing

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence W. Harding, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1994

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Eric C. Itsweire, Johns Hopkins University

Plankton trophic dynamics in Chesapeake Bay: Models and budgets of carbon-nutrient coupling

Principal Investigator: 

W. Michael Kemp

Start/End Year: 

1990

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Plankton trophic dynamics in Chesapeake Bay: Top down vs. bottom up control of copepod populations

Principal Investigator: 

Jennifer E. Purcell

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1994

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Michael R. Roman, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Resuspension and transport of sediment-associated toxics in the northern Chesapeake Bay bottom

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence P. Sanford

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1993

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Role of plankton in controlling the partitioning and transport of hydrophobic organic contaminants

Principal Investigator: 

Joel E. Baker

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1993

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Role of plankton in the partitioning and transport of hydrophobic organic contaminants--zooplankton feeding and excretion

Principal Investigator: 

George McManus

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1993

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Michael R. Roman, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

The influence of organic matter dynamics on the cycling of toxic organic contaminants in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Joel E. Baker

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1994

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

The production and fate of phytoplankton biomass in the mesohaline reach of Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Daniel J. Conley

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1993

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Thomas C. Malone, Patricia M. Glibert, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Trophic dynamics in Chesapeake Bay: Ecological and biochemical approaches to the study of flows of carbon from phytoplankton to bacterioplankton

Principal Investigator: 

Madilyn Fletcher

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1994

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

Hugh W. Ducklow, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Workshop on national dissolved oxygen

Principal Investigator: 

Gail B. Mackiernan

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1991

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

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