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.

Marine biotechnology, biosafety, and industry

Principal Investigator: 

Raymond A. Zilinskas

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1997

Institution: 

Center for Public Issues in Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

Morris A. Levin, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Center for Public Issues in Biotechology; Douglas Lipton, University of Maryland, College Park

Metallothioneins in marine coccoid cyanobacteria; cloning, transcriptional analyses and application to assessment of metal stress in natural communities of picoplankton in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Jonathan G. Kramer

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1997

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Modeling and advanced control of activated sludge wastewater treatment facilities

Principal Investigator: 

Thomas J. McAvoy

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1996

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

Peter A. Minderman, Jr, University of Maryland, College Park

Quantitative evaluation of contaminants in a Chesapeake Bay region of concern: A simulation model of exposure and bioaccumulation in Baltimore harbor

Principal Investigator: 

John R. Kucklich

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1997

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Christopher J. Madden, South Florida Water Management District; Joel E. Baker, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Satellite remote sensing with SeaWiFS to detect seasonal and interannual variability in phytoplankton abundance in the Chesapeake Bay and adjacent coastal waters

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence W. Harding, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1998

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Wayne E. Esaias, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA

Susceptibility of Chesapeake Bay to invasions of non-indigenous species associated with ballast water

Principal Investigator: 

Gregory M. Ruiz

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1998

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

James T. Carlton, Williams College; Anson H. Hines, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; D. Wayne Coats

The effects of environmental contaminants on the progression of Perkinsus marinus in the eastern oyster

Principal Investigator: 

Robert S. Anderson

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1995

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Eugene M. Burreson, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Contaminant flux from sediments: Impact on Chesapeake Bay food webs

Principal Investigator: 

Gerhardt F. Riedel

Start/End Year: 

1993 to 1995

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

James G. Sanders, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Laboratory; Cynthia C. Gilmour, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Laboratory

Ecosystem processes in relation to transport, partitioning, and effects of organic contaminants in Chesapeake Bay: A simulation modeling study - Year II.

Principal Investigator: 

W. Michael Kemp

Start/End Year: 

1993

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jay Gooch, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Joel E. Baker, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Interaction of copper and cadmium with microbial benthos biofilm and effects on oyster larvae set

Principal Investigator: 

Ronald Weiner

Start/End Year: 

1993 to 1995

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

Marianne Walch, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Marine organisms as sources of novel agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals

Principal Investigator: 

John H. Cardellina II

Start/End Year: 

1993 to 1996

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

Fred L. Singleton, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Multiscale modeling of coastal landscape dynamics

Principal Investigator: 

J. Court Stevenson

Start/End Year: 

1993 to 1995

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Robert Costanza, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Swimming and settlement behavior in the quagga mussel

Principal Investigator: 

Victor S. Kennedy

Start/End Year: 

1993 to 1995

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

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

Temperature/salinity tolerance and salt regulation in the larvae of Dreissena polymorpha

Principal Investigator: 

David A. Wright

Start/End Year: 

1993 to 1995

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Victor S. Kennedy, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

A lagrangian study of Louisiana coastal current

Principal Investigator: 

William C. Boicourt

Start/End Year: 

1992 to 1995

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Bacterial inhibitors of adhesion of marine biofilm bacteria

Principal Investigator: 

Robert P. Burchard

Start/End Year: 

1992 to 1997

Institution: 

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Basic and applied studies on gonadotropin releasing hormone induction of sperm production, ovulation and spawning in Morone species (Continuation in '94 Title: Basic and Applied Studies on Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Induction of Sperm Production, Ovulation, and Spawning in Striped Bass)

Principal Investigator: 

Yonathan Zohar

Start/End Year: 

1992 to 1996

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

Thomas T. Chen, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute; L. Curry Woods, University of Maryland, College Park

Chaetognaths as predators & competitors of larval fish in the South Atlantic bight

Principal Investigator: 

Jennifer E. Purcell

Start/End Year: 

1992 to 1995

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Community metabolism of Chesapeake Bay: An index of ecosystem trophic condition and potential oxygen depletion

Principal Investigator: 

W. Michael Kemp

Start/End Year: 

1992 to 1996

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Walter R. Boynton, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Christopher J. Madden, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Control of copepod populations by predators: larval ctenophores

Principal Investigator: 

Jennifer E. Purcell

Start/End Year: 

1992 to 1994

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

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