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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.

Rapid Response: Next Steps to Determine Status of the Chinese Mitten Crab (Eriocheir sinensis) in Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay and the Mid-Atlantic Coast Part II

Principal Investigator: 

Gregory M. Ruiz

Start/End Year: 

2008 to 2009

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

RDTE Facility: Establishing a Moblile Test platform on the Chesapeake Bay as Part of the Marine Resource Center

Principal Investigator: 

Mario N. Tamburri

Start/End Year: 

2008 to 2011

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Developing a Decision Support System for the Delmarva Peninsula - A tool to integrate alternative growth scenarios and environmental impact into local land use planning

Principal Investigator: 

Glenn Moglen

Start/End Year: 

2007 to 2011

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

Clair Jantz, Shippensburg University; James Reilly, Maryland Department of Planning

Does cryptophyte abundance drive mixotrophic harmful algal blooms? Karlodinium veneficum as a model system

Principal Investigator: 

Allen Place

Start/End Year: 

2007 to 2009

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Dynamics of ichthyoplankton ingress from the coastal ocean into Chesapeake and Delaware Bays: comparing spatiotemporal concordance and transport mechanisms.

Principal Investigator: 

Elizabeth North

Start/End Year: 

2007 to 2011

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Edward D. Houde, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; William C. Boicourt, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Facilitating Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Jonathan G. Kramer

Start/End Year: 

2007 to 2009

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Investigation of stream restoration as a means of reducing nitrogen pollution from rapidly urbanizing coastal watersheds of the Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Sujay Kaushal

Start/End Year: 

2007 to 2011

Institution: 

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Keith N. Eshleman, Robert H. Hilderbrand, Margaret A. Palmer

Quantifying Ecological Feedbacks and Transition-Points for Enhanced Restoration of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation

Principal Investigator: 

W. Michael Kemp

Start/End Year: 

2007 to 2010

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

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

Rapid Responses Contingency Plan Development for Mid-Atlantic Panel on Aquatic Invasive Species

Principal Investigator: 

Jonathan G. Kramer

Start/End Year: 

2007 to 2009

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Co-Principal investigator: 

Fredrika Moser, Maryland Sea Grant College University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Jessica Smits, Maryland Sea Grant College University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

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

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