Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

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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.

Reconstructing long-term patterns in sea nettle abundance and effects on the Chesapeake Bay food web

Principal Investigator: 

Denise L. Breitburg

Start/End Year: 

2007 to 2011

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

The Role of Genetic Diversity in Restoration Success for Vallisneria americana in the Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Katharina A. M. Engelhardt

Start/End Year: 

2007 to 2010

Institution: 

Appalachian Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Maile C. Neel, University of Maryland, College Park

Development of a Shellfish Aquaculture Plan

Principal Investigator: 

Donald Webster

Start/End Year: 

2006 to 2008

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Aquatic Invasive Species Research: Invasive Species in Key Tropical U.S. Ports- Extending Standardized Surveys for Islands and Continents

Principal Investigator: 

Anson H. Hines

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2009

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Gregory M. Ruiz, Richard W. Osman, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Lucius G. Eldredge, Bishop Museum

Determining The Overlap Between Critical Terrapin Habitat and Commercial Crab and Eel Pot Fisheries

Principal Investigator: 

Willem M. Roosenburg

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2006

Institution: 

Ohio University

Development of bioeconomic models for blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Thomas J. Miller

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2009

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

David Bunnell, Great Lakes Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey

Ecosystem effects on living resources: Spatially explicit bioenergetic model of white perch carrying capacity

Principal Investigator: 

David H. Secor

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2009

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Erosion, Suspended Solids and Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in the Little Choptank River

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence P. Sanford

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2008

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Evamaria W. Koch, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Jeffrey P. Halka, Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Geological Survey

How do changes in physical conditions and megalopae behavior affect blue crab recruitment variability in Chesapeake and Delaware Bays?

Principal Investigator: 

Elizabeth North

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2009

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

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

Omnibus 2005 Fisheries Extension - Fisheries Anthropology Project

Principal Investigator: 

Douglas Lipton

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2012

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Predicting the Restoration Trajectory and Water Quality Value of Benthic Microalgae in Shallow Water Chesapeake Sediments

Principal Investigator: 

Jeffrey C. Cornwell

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2008

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Todd Kana, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Prediction of Rip Currents

Principal Investigator: 

Robert A. Dalrymple

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2008

Institution: 

Johns Hopkins University

Primary production, spring blooms and control of recruitment in pelagic fish

Principal Investigator: 

Edward D. Houde

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2008

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Lawrence W. Harding, Jr, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

SG Aquatic Invasive Species 2005 - Chronic Toxicity Testing to Determine the Environmental Risks of Proposed Ballast Water Treatment Biocides

Principal Investigator: 

Carys L. Mitchelmore

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2009

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

David A. Wright, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Environmental Science; Lance T. Yonkos, Daniel J. Fisher, University of Maryland, College Park, Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Shipboard Evaluations of Venturi Oxygen Stripping During Continuous Routine Vessel Operations

Principal Investigator: 

Mario N. Tamburri

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2011

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Gregory M. Ruiz, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Peter D. McNulty, NEI Treatment System, LLC

Tracking the source of nutrients fueling brown tide blooms in Maryland

Principal Investigator: 

Patricia M. Glibert

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2007

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Louis A. Codispoti, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Visioning for sustaining rural communities on Maryland's eastern shore

Principal Investigator: 

Wayne H. Bell

Start/End Year: 

2005 to 2007

Institution: 

Center for the Environment and Society, Washington College

Co-Principal investigator: 

Philip G. Favero, Institute for Governmental Service, University of Maryland, College Park; Wendy G. Miller, Washington College

Ballast Water Technology Demonstration Program (Shipboard Evaluations of Venturi Oxygen Stripping : Determining Mechanical and Biological Efficacy)

Principal Investigator: 

Mario N. Tamburri

Start/End Year: 

2004 to 2007

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Enhancing Fish Muscle Growth through Blocking Myostatin Function

Principal Investigator: 

Shao-Jun Du

Start/End Year: 

2004 to 2006

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Hyperspectral Reflectance of Freshwater Tidal Emergent Macrophytes as a Remote Sensing Tool for Assessing Wetland Nitrogen Status

Principal Investigator: 

David R. Tilley

Start/End Year: 

2004 to 2006

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

Andrew Baldwin, University of Maryland, College Park

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