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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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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, UMCES15 views1 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, UMCES52 views1 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, UMCES22 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, UMCES48 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 Network17 views0 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 Network17 views1 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 Network115 views11 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 Network35 views4 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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