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Coastal/Marine


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Desert


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Elements


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Freshwater


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Maps


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Meteorology/Climate


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Mountains/Tundra


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Hardened shoreline prevents erosion. Stone rip-rap installed by the property owners in an attempt to prevent shoreline erosion. Hardened edges along the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers reduces natural shoreline habitat that fish and other marine animals depend on for food and shelter. bulkhead,protection,stabilize,habitat,vegetation,amphibian,reptile,invertebrate,insect,wetland,marsh,river,tributary,Eastern Shore,Talbot County,Maryland
Hardened shoreline prevents erosion.Photo (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES28 views2 downloads (Details)Stone rip-rap installed by the property owners in an attempt to prevent shoreline erosion. Hardened edges along the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers reduces natural shoreline habitat that fish and other marine animals depend on for food and shelter.Aug 08, 2014Add to lightbox
Eroded shoreline with tree snags. Tree roots are underminded by wave action and eventually succumb while the shoreline is eroded. erosion,bulkhead,storm,protection,stabilize,habitat,vegetation,amphibian,reptile,invertebrate,insect,wetland,marsh,river,tributary,Eastern Shore,Talbot County,Maryland
Eroded shoreline with tree snags.Photo (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES72 views2 downloads (Details)Tree roots are underminded by wave action and eventually succumb while the shoreline is eroded.Aug 08, 2014Add to lightbox
Pound net The oldest type of net used by the Chesapeake Bay watermen is called a pound net. Wooden stakes are pushed into the bottom of the Bay, spaced apart in a line that runs across the tide. Nets are strung between the stakes and along the bottom of the river, making a fish trap. In late February the pound netter starts to put in the stakes. By the middle of March he will set his nets and start fishing. Each day the waterman goes out to the pound net and scoops the fish out with a hand net. He will not remove the pound net, except for many repairs, until November. fishing,occupation,livelihood,Talbot County,Maryland
Pound netPhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES30 views0 downloads (Details)The oldest type of net used by the Chesapeake Bay watermen is called a pound net. Wooden stakes are pushed into the bottom of the Bay, spaced apart in a line that runs across the tide. Nets are strung between the stakes and along the bottom of the river, making a fish trap. In late February the pound netter starts to put in the stakes. By the middle of March he will set his nets and start fishing. Each day the waterman goes out to the pound net and scoops the fish out with a hand net. He will not remove the pound net, except for many repairs, until November.Aug 08, 2014Add to lightbox
Duck blind Goose and duck hunters build these blinds on the calm waterways of Chesapeake Bay tributaries. Chesapeake Bay,bird,hunting,shoreline,river,recreation,marsh,Talbot County,Maryland
Duck blindPhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES56 views1 downloads (Details)Goose and duck hunters build these blinds on the calm waterways of Chesapeake Bay tributaries.Aug 08, 2014Add to lightbox
Storm Timing and Impacts on Chesapeake Bay Flora and Fauna The timing of tropical storms and hurricanes can have major impacts on the life histories of Chesapeake Bay flora and fauna. Changes in water salinity can cause early spawning in some species, such as the blue crab, and increased sediment can cause widespread die-off of seagrasses.   diagram,eco-rythm,storms,chesapeake,tropical,hurricanes,early,migration,timing
Storm Timing and Impacts on Chesapeake Bay Flora and FaunaRaster Graphic (PNG) Brianne Walsh, Tracey SaxbyIntegration & Application Network33 views2 downloads (Details)The timing of tropical storms and hurricanes can have major impacts on the life histories of Chesapeake Bay flora and fauna. Changes in water salinity can cause early spawning in some species, such as the blue crab, and increased sediment can cause widespread die-off of seagrasses. Aug 08, 2014Add to lightbox
Conowingo Dam Reservoir and Susquehanna Flats Depiction In the section of the river above the dam builds up with sediment, making the dam shallower. High water flow causes scouring and the transport of sediment and associated nutrients over the dam.  On this other side of the dam phosphorus mobilizes in reaction with salt water.  Further down the river seagrass beds grow on the Susquehanna flats.    diagram,conowingo,dam,susquehanna,flats,sediment,deposition,scouring,sediment,transport,nutrients
Conowingo Dam Reservoir and Susquehanna Flats DepictionRaster Graphic (PNG) Brianne WalshIntegration & Application Network33 views4 downloads (Details)In the section of the river above the dam builds up with sediment, making the dam shallower. High water flow causes scouring and the transport of sediment and associated nutrients over the dam. On this other side of the dam phosphorus mobilizes in reaction with salt water. Further down the river seagrass beds grow on the Susquehanna flats. Aug 08, 2014Add to lightbox
The Causes and Effects of Eutrophication A conceptual diagram illustrates the key features of the Chesapeake Bay watershed as well as the inputs that stimulate eutrophication and the symptoms of eutrophication.   diagram,eutrophication,chesapeake,bay,symptoms,inputs,factors,contribution,harmful,algal,blooms
The Causes and Effects of EutrophicationRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration & Application Network155 views18 downloads (Details)A conceptual diagram illustrates the key features of the Chesapeake Bay watershed as well as the inputs that stimulate eutrophication and the symptoms of eutrophication. Jul 16, 2014Add to lightbox
Algal Bloom Causation and Impacts in Brackish Rivers A conceptual diagram illustrates the factors that can stimulate the growth of harmful algal blooms in brackish rivers and how these blooms can negatively impact other species within the ecosystem. diagram,brackish,river,harmful,algal,bloom,agriculture,nitrogen,inputs,nitrogen,phosphorus,concentrations
Algal Bloom Causation and Impacts in Brackish RiversRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration & Application Network60 views7 downloads (Details)A conceptual diagram illustrates the factors that can stimulate the growth of harmful algal blooms in brackish rivers and how these blooms can negatively impact other species within the ecosystem.Jul 16, 2014Add to lightbox


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North Point State Park North Point State Park with Edgemont in the top left corner. Old Road Bay is to the right. Rocky Point Park is in the top right.  open,space,public,access,recreation
North Point State ParkPhoto (JPG) Joanna WoernerIAN, UMCES348 views5 downloads (Details)North Point State Park with Edgemont in the top left corner. Old Road Bay is to the right. Rocky Point Park is in the top right. Add to lightbox
The Pocomoke River Forests and fields surround the Pocomoke River as it makes its way to the Chesapeake Bay. Here it forms the border between Worcester and Somerset Counties Chesapeake Bay,Eastern,Shore,aerial,tributary,rural,Delmarva,tidal,estuary,MarylandSomerset County,Worcester County,farms,fields,forest,agriculture
The Pocomoke RiverPhoto (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES31 views3 downloads (Details)Forests and fields surround the Pocomoke River as it makes its way to the Chesapeake Bay. Here it forms the border between Worcester and Somerset CountiesAdd to lightbox
USA MD: Sinepuxent Bay 3D watershed Illustration map of Sinepuxent Bay watershed in Maryland, USA symbol,vector,illustration,diagram,template,base,ecosystem,aquatic,coastal,marine,map,geographic,geography,USA,United States of America,MD,MarylandSinepuxent Bay,Chincoteague Bay Ocean,City,Inlet,Delmarva,peninsula,Coastal Bays,Atlantic Ocean
USA MD: Sinepuxent Bay 3D watershedVector Graphic (SVG) Jane ThomasIntegration and Application Network157 views53 downloads (Details)Illustration map of Sinepuxent Bay watershed in Maryland, USAAdd to lightbox
Physiographic Regions of Maryland Conceptual diagram illustrating the five regions of Maryland based on temperature. Diagram from "Global Warming and the Free State" (pg. 62) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/195/ diagram,temperature,maryland,usa,fall line,elevation,appalachian,valley,coastal,
Physiographic Regions of MarylandRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane ThomasIAN/UMCES245 views2 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram illustrating the five regions of Maryland based on temperature. Diagram from "Global Warming and the Free State" (pg. 62) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/195/Add to lightbox
Healthy marshes (green) and stressed marshes (brown) in and around Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and Fishing Bay Wildlife Management Area. Healthy marshes (green) and stressed marshes (brown) in and around Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and Fishing Bay Wildlife Management Area. marshes,Fishing Bay,Wildlife,Management,Area,Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
Healthy marshes (green) and stressed marshes (brown) in and around Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and Fishing Bay Wildlife Management Area.Photo (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES110 views14 downloads (Details)Healthy marshes (green) and stressed marshes (brown) in and around Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and Fishing Bay Wildlife Management Area.Add to lightbox
Rainbow Rainbow over the Choptank River and Cambridge Chesapeake Bay
RainbowPhoto (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES104 views22 downloads (Details)Rainbow over the Choptank River and CambridgeAdd to lightbox
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Healthy marshes in Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Dorchester County,Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge,marshes
Blackwater National Wildlife RefugePhoto (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES75 views3 downloads (Details)Healthy marshes in Blackwater National Wildlife RefugeAdd to lightbox
Hills Beach Hills Beach in Maine, USA Hills Beach,Maine,Biddeford
Hills BeachPhoto (JPG) Joanna WoernerIAN, UMCES46 views1 downloads (Details)Hills Beach in Maine, USAAdd to lightbox