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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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Grassland


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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, UMCES46 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, UMCES96 views3 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, UMCES46 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, UMCES72 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 and Application Network46 views3 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 and Application Network46 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 and Application Network200 views31 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 and Application Network94 views11 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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Sandy Point Looking northwest over Sandy Point on Gwynns Island, Virginia. Seagrass (submerged aquatic vegetation) is visible behind the sand shoals. The Piankatank River is in the background Chesapeake Bay,aerial,tributary,Virginia,tidal,estuary,shoals,seagrass,SAV,submerged,aquatic,vegetation,Mathews County
Sandy PointPhoto (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES43 views1 downloads (Details)Looking northwest over Sandy Point on Gwynns Island, Virginia. Seagrass (submerged aquatic vegetation) is visible behind the sand shoals. The Piankatank River is in the backgroundAdd to lightbox
Lake 2D: laminated sediment Illustration of lake cross sectional base with laminated sediment symbol,vector,illustration,diagram,template,base,ecosystem,aquatic,freshwater,lake river,stream,cross,section,laminated,sediment,laminations
Lake 2D: laminated sedimentVector Graphic (SVG) Tracey SaxbyIntegration and Application Network725 views178 downloads (Details)Illustration of lake cross sectional base with laminated sedimentAdd to lightbox
Plumes coming from tributaries of the Nanticoke River, after the excessive rains of June 2006 Plumes coming from tributaries of the Nanticoke River, after the excessive rains of June 2006 Nanticoke River
Plumes coming from tributaries of the Nanticoke River, after the excessive rains of June 2006Photo (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES109 views4 downloads (Details)Plumes coming from tributaries of the Nanticoke River, after the excessive rains of June 2006Add to lightbox
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Rainforest in MauiPhoto (JPG) Ben FertigIAN, UMCES489 views13 downloads (Details)Rainforest in MauiAdd to lightbox
Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve Marsh behind the Laudholm barrier beach at Wells Reserve.  Wells,Reserver,Maine
Wells National Estuarine Research ReservePhoto (JPG) Joanna WoernerIAN, UMCES37 views2 downloads (Details)Marsh behind the Laudholm barrier beach at Wells Reserve. Add to lightbox
North Point State Park Fort Howard with North Point State Park to the right. Old Road Bay is to the right and the Rocky Point Park is in the distance on the other side of the Back River.  open,space,public,access,recreation
North Point State ParkPhoto (JPG) Joanna WoernerIAN, UMCES327 views1 downloads (Details)Fort Howard with North Point State Park to the right. Old Road Bay is to the right and the Rocky Point Park is in the distance on the other side of the Back River. Add to lightbox
Mountain range 3D: folded Illustration of folded mountain range symbol,vector,illustration,diagram,template,base,ecosystem,elements,terrestrial,landform,landscape,feature,mountains,foothills,alp,craig,elevation,peak,pike,palisade,range,ridge,folded,geology,geological,formation
Mountain range 3D: foldedVector Graphic (SVG) Tracey SaxbyIntegration and Application Network1062 views57 downloads (Details)Illustration of folded mountain rangeAdd to lightbox
Overhanging tree Bank erosion can lead to trees overhanging creeks and rivers. monie,bay,trees,forest,Chesapeake Bay,National Estuarine Research Reserve,Monie Creek,NERR,Somerset County,Marylandcreek,erosion,bank,erosion,protected,area,tributary
Overhanging treePhoto (JPG) Hilary Stevens407 views6 downloads (Details)Bank erosion can lead to trees overhanging creeks and rivers.Add to lightbox