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.

Molecular recognition in host-parasite/bacterial pathogen interactions for two invertebrate models: Crassostrea virginica vs. Perkinsus marinus and Callinectes sapidus vs. Vibrio parahaemolyticus

Principal Investigator: 

Gerardo R. Vasta

Start/End Year: 

1992 to 1994

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Stimulation of growth hormone and growth factor gene expression in shellfish: Effects of growth hormone on larval, juvenile, and adult life stages of eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica

Principal Investigator: 

Thomas T. Chen

Start/End Year: 

1992 to 1994

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

Kennedy T. Paynter, Jr, University of Maryland, College Park

The Chesapeake Bay in an international perspective: An analytical comparison of the role of scientific communities in the formation and stability of regimes for the governance of coastal and inland seas

Principal Investigator: 

Mark Sagoff

Start/End Year: 

1992 to 1994

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

Wayne Bell, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Comparative studies of macrophage function: Bivalve hemocyte chemiluminescence

Principal Investigator: 

Robert S. Anderson

Start/End Year: 

1991 to 1994

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Direct measurements and biogeochemical controls of sediment-water flux

Principal Investigator: 

Jeffrey C. Cornwell

Start/End Year: 

1991 to 1993

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Walter R. Boynton, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; David J. Burdige, Old Dominion University

Ecosystem modeling of planktonic and benthic processes in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

W. Michael Kemp

Start/End Year: 

1991

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Effects of trace metals and organic pollutants on stress-induced proteins

Principal Investigator: 

Thomas T. Chen

Start/End Year: 

1991 to 1993

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

Guritno Roesijadi, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Importance of dinoflagellate blooms in the transport of carbon

Principal Investigator: 

James G. Sanders

Start/End Year: 

1991 to 1994

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Kevin G. Sellner, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Measurement of phytoplankton chlorophyll concentration & biomass

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence W. Harding, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

1991 to 1994

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Eric C. Itsweire, Johns Hopkins University

Microbial degradation of chlorinated hydrocarbons under alternating redox conditions in Chesapeake Bay sediments

Principal Investigator: 

Douglas G. Capone

Start/End Year: 

1991 to 1994

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

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

Modeling spectral light available to submerged aquatic vegetation in relation to water quality and epiphytic growth

Principal Investigator: 

Charles L. Gallegos

Start/End Year: 

1991 to 1993

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Role of benthic infauna and fluctuating oxygen concentrations in the flux of toxic trace elements from Chesapeake Bay sediments.

Principal Investigator: 

Gerhardt F. Riedel

Start/End Year: 

1991 to 1993

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

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

Principal Investigator: 

Hugh W. Ducklow

Start/End Year: 

1991 to 1993

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Madilyn Fletcher, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

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

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