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.

Environmental controls of denitrification in estuarine sediments

Principal Investigator: 

Jeffrey C. Cornwell

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2002

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

Evaluating and improving larval stocking as a method to restore american shad in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Edward D. Houde

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2004

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Steven P. Minkkinen, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Mariculture, Estuarine and Marine Hatcheries

Mercenaria mercenaria - QPX: Immunological characterization of the host-pathogen interface

Principal Investigator: 

Robert S. Anderson

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2003

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Sharon E. McGladdery, Gulf Fisheries Centre

Permeability of fish oocytes: New approaches for fish embryo cryopreservation

Principal Investigator: 

Mary M. Hagedorn

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2002

Institution: 

National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution

Proteome variability in oysters under metal stress

Principal Investigator: 

Brian P. Bradley

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2002

Institution: 

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Research and outreach to prevent and control aquatic nuisance species invasions. Understanding patterns and effects of nonindigenous species invasions on multiple spatial scales: A quantitative and comparative approach

Principal Investigator: 

Gregory M. Ruiz

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2002

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jeffrey A. Crooks, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Seagrass-eutrophication interactions: Role of spatial pattern

Principal Investigator: 

W. Michael Kemp

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2003

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Laura Murray, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

SG-MSI Partnership Program: Increasing Research and Educational Opportunities in Marine and Related Sciences for Underrepresented Students at Morgan State University through Partnership with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Principal Investigator: 

Anson H. Hines

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2004

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Peter P. Marra, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Shipboard Trial of Primary and Secondary Ballast Water Treatment Systems

Principal Investigator: 

David A. Wright

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2002

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Rodger Dawson, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

The gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) System of striped bass: Endocrine, molecular and applied studies

Principal Investigator: 

Yonathan Zohar

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2002

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

The spatial dynamics of blue crab in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Thomas J. Miller

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2003

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Ballast water treatment and management: Development of a cost-effective, environmentally friendly ballast water treatment

Principal Investigator: 

David A. Wright

Start/End Year: 

1999 to 2001

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Rodger Dawson, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Neil A. Belson, Pharmacognetics, Inc.

Bioremediation of recalcitrant complex carbohydrate biopolymers by a novel marine bacterium

Principal Investigator: 

Ronald Weiner

Start/End Year: 

1999 to 2002

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Electronic information and education for the aquaculture industry through a web-based network of aquaculture information services (Maryland component)

Principal Investigator: 

Jonathan G. Kramer

Start/End Year: 

1999 to 2001

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Environmental effects on Perkinsus marinus infection rates, growth and survival among dermo disease-free juvenile oysters planted at three salinity regimes in an enzootic Chesapeake Bay oyster recovery area

Principal Investigator: 

George R. Abbe

Start/End Year: 

1999 to 2004

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Stephan J. Jordan, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Cooperative Oxford Laboratory; Christop F. Dungan, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Cooperative Oxford Laboratory

Modeling the effects of climate variability on the prevalence and intensity of dermo and MSX diseases in eastern oyster populations (Maryland component)

Principal Investigator: 

Stephen Jordan

Start/End Year: 

1999 to 2001

Institution: 

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

The long-term history of the Chesapeake Bay trophic state

Principal Investigator: 

Grace S. Brush

Start/End Year: 

1999 to 2002

Institution: 

Johns Hopkins University

An assessment of the impact of metal-contaminated dredge spoils in wetland restoration

Principal Investigator: 

Cynthia C. Gilmour

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2000

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Gerhardt F. Riedel, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Laboratory

Assimilation modeling of planktonic processes in Chesapeake Bay with aircraft and satellite ocean color data

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence W. Harding, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2001

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Raleigh Hood, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

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