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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.

Immunological Approaches to Understanding QPX Disease

Principal Investigator: 

Robert S. Anderson

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2006

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Infectivity and pathogenicity of recently described Perkinsus species present in the Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Principal Investigator: 

Gerardo R. Vasta

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2006

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jose A. Fernandez-Robledo, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Performance of genetically improved CROSBreed oysters and disease-resistant Delaware Bay oysters (DEBYs) planted at three salinity regimes in a dermo disease enzootic Chesapeake Bay Oyster Recovery Area

Principal Investigator: 

George R. Abbe

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2007

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

George R. Abbe, Morgan State University Estuarine Research Center

Quantitative analysis of spatial patterns of marine invasions for North America: establishing a national baseline and database

Principal Investigator: 

Gregory M. Ruiz

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2007

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jeffrey A. Crooks, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Anson H. Hines, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Sediment Biogeochemistry and Seagrass Bed Development: Implications for Restoration and Sustainability

Principal Investigator: 

W. Michael Kemp

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2005

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jeffrey Cornwell, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Tests of ANS Risk Analysis II: Population dynamics and demographics of US transcoastal invaders

Principal Investigator: 

A. Whitman Miller

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2007

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Gregory M. Ruiz, Mark E. Torchin, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; James T. Carlton, Williams College, Mystic Seaport

The Role of Small Inlets as Potential Reactor Vessels for Gelatinous Zooplankton in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Denise L. Breitburg

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2007

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Denise L. Breitburg, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Laboratory

The Use of Stable Isotopes to Measure Contaminant Movements in Wetlands

Principal Investigator: 

Gerhardt F. Riedel

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2006

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Richard Osman, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Laboratory

Validating Acoustic Sensing Techniques to Detect Habitat Changes in Oyster Reefs

Principal Investigator: 

Gary F. Smith

Start/End Year: 

2003 to 2006

Institution: 

Cooperative Oxford Laboratory

Co-Principal investigator: 

Roger I.E. Newell, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Roger L. Mann, Virginia Institute of Marine Studies; Clyde Mackenzie, Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory

A Genetic Analysis of Oyster Recruitment Patterns in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Matthew P. Hare

Start/End Year: 

2002 to 2004

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

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

Biological Responses to Acoustical Stress in Fishes

Principal Investigator: 

Arthur N. Popper

Start/End Year: 

2002 to 2003

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Bottom Sediment Erodibility in Northern Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence P. Sanford

Start/End Year: 

2002 to 2003

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jerome P.-Y. Maa, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; Jeffrey C. Cornwell, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Chitinosomes in Microbulbifer degradans: A New Paradigm for the Degradation of Complex Polysaccharides of Marine Origin

Principal Investigator: 

Ronald Weiner

Start/End Year: 

2002 to 2005

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

Steve Hutcheson, University of Maryland, College Park

Coastal Communities

Principal Investigator: 

Douglas Lipton

Start/End Year: 

2002 to 2006

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Developing a Research Program: The Effects of SAV Diversity on Restoration Success

Principal Investigator: 

Katharina A. M. Engelhardt

Start/End Year: 

2002 to 2003

Institution: 

Appalachian Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Maryland Sea Grant Extension Fisheries Extension Enhancement: Training and Education in support of Effective Controls for Scombroid (Histamine) Poisoning

Principal Investigator: 

Douglas Lipton

Start/End Year: 

2002 to 2006

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

Co-Principal investigator: 

Thomas E. Rippen, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Quantifying the Magnitude of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Removal Associated with Restoration of Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Roger I.E. Newell

Start/End Year: 

2002 to 2005

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jeffrey C. Cornwell, Donald W. Merritt, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Regional Refinement of a Diagnostic Tool for Setting Water Quality Targets for the Protection and Restoration of Submersed Aquatic Vegetation

Principal Investigator: 

Charles Gallegos

Start/End Year: 

2002 to 2003

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Using Collaborative Learning, Cultural Models and Dialogue to Advance Co-Management Planning of Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus) Fishery

Principal Investigator: 

Michael Paolisso

Start/End Year: 

2002 to 2004

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

Erve Chambers, R. Shawn Maloney, University of Maryland, College Park

Winter Mortality of Chesapeake Blue Crabs, Callinectes sapidus (Confidential proposal with patent pending)

Principal Investigator: 

Anson H. Hines

Start/End Year: 

2002 to 2005

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Victor S. Kennedy, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Thomas J. Miller, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

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