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Browse History: Lower Bay (2013)

Chesapeake Bay - Reporting Region Summary:



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Bay Health Index
Benthic Index of Biotic Integrity Icon
61%
B-
Lower Bay: 2013

Moderately good ecosystem health. Continues to be the highest scoring region, especially for total nitrogen and total phosphorus. Aquatic grasses and dissolved oxygen also improved.


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  Index/Indicator Score     Index/Indicator Score
Benthic Index of Biotic Integrity Icon Chlorophyll a
17%
  Benthic Index of Biotic Integrity Icon Aquatic grasses
40%
Benthic Index of Biotic Integrity Icon Dissolved oxygen
97%
  Benthic Index of Biotic Integrity Icon Benthic Index of Biotic Integrity
71%
Benthic Index of Biotic Integrity Icon Water clarity
5%
  Total Nitrogen Icon Total Nitrogen
97%
Total Phosphorus Icon Total Phosphorus
99%
       

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