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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, UMCES107 views4 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, UMCES169 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, UMCES111 views1 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, UMCES129 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 Network101 views5 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 Network113 views11 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 Network346 views56 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 Network199 views23 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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Eroding coastal wetland Navigation channel amongst eroding wetlands in Coastal Louisiana southeast of Houma Coastal,Louisiana,hurricane,marsh,coastal,erosion,clear,aerial
Eroding coastal wetlandPhoto (JPG) Tim CarruthersIAN, UMCES839 views25 downloads (Details)Navigation channel amongst eroding wetlands in Coastal Louisiana southeast of HoumaAdd to lightbox
Perched water table Illustration of perched water table symbol,vector,illustration,diagram,template,base,ecosystem,elements,aquatic,freshwater,perched,water,table,hydrology,hydrologic,cycle,aquifer,groundwater,vadose,zone,impermeable,layer,sediment,aquiclude,aquitard
Perched water tableVector Graphic (SVG) Tracey SaxbyIntegration and Application Network223 views65 downloads (Details)Illustration of perched water tableAdd to lightbox
Rocky coastline along the 17-Mile-Drive near Carmel, California Rocky coastline along the 17-Mile-Drive near Carmel, California California,rocks,macroalgae,kelp,seaweed
Rocky coastline along the 17-Mile-Drive near Carmel, CaliforniaPhoto (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES213 views7 downloads (Details)Rocky coastline along the 17-Mile-Drive near Carmel, CaliforniaAdd to lightbox
Eroding marshes and small tributaries in Newport Bay Eroding marshes and small tributaries in Newport Bay Maryland Coastal Bays,marshes,Newport Bay
Eroding marshes and small tributaries in Newport BayPhoto (JPG) Shih-Nan ChenHorn Point Laboratory, UMCES301 views17 downloads (Details)Eroding marshes and small tributaries in Newport BayAdd to lightbox
Habitat 2D: underwater shoreline Illustration of habitat base with underwater shoreline symbol,vector,illustration,diagram,template,base,ecosystem,aquatic,coastal,marine,habitat,underwater,shoreline,sloped,sand
Habitat 2D: underwater shorelineVector Graphic (SVG) Tracey SaxbyIntegration and Application Network476 views334 downloads (Details)Illustration of habitat base with underwater shorelineAdd to lightbox
Virginia's Eastern Shore Looking east over Virginia's Eastern Shore aerial,trees,tributary,forest,Accomack County,Virginia,tree,rows
Virginia's Eastern ShorePhoto (JPG) Ben FertigIAN, UMCES44 views1 downloads (Details)Looking east over Virginia's Eastern ShoreAdd to lightbox
Mill Creek Mill Creek on Broad Neck. In the background are Chesapeake Bay, the Bay Bridge, and Kent Island. Chesapeake Bay river,shoreline,trees
Mill CreekPhoto (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES188 views3 downloads (Details)Mill Creek on Broad Neck. In the background are Chesapeake Bay, the Bay Bridge, and Kent Island.Add to lightbox
Chincoteague Bay watershed Agriculture and forest make up a large proportion of the Chincoteague Bay watershed. Maryland Coastal Bays,Assateague,Chincoteague,agriculture,forest
Chincoteague Bay watershedPhoto (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES115 views6 downloads (Details)Agriculture and forest make up a large proportion of the Chincoteague Bay watershed.Add to lightbox