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6952 files in 55 albums and 6 categories with 157 comments, 2700683 views, and 252008 downloads
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EcosystemsCoastal/Marine; Desert; Elements; Freshwater; Grassland; Maps; Meteorology/Climate; Mountains/Tundra; Other
9 1814
FaunaAmphibians; Birds; Cnidaria; Crustaceans; Echinoderms; Fish; Insects/Arachnids; Mammals; Molluscs; Other; Protozoans; Reptiles; Worms
13 1133
FloraFungi/Lichen/Moss; Grasses/Herbaceous Plants; Macroalgae; Mangroves; Marsh/Wetlands; Microalgae; Seagrass/SAV; Trees/Shrubs/Vines
8 984
HumanClimate Change; Culture/Archaeology; Development/Infrastructure; Education; Environmental degradation; Agriculture; Aquaculture; Fishing; Forestry; Manufacturing/Refining; Mining; Services; Management/Restoration; Mapping/Navigation; Other; Recreation; Science/Research; Transport
18 2653
ProcessesBiological; Chemical; Inputs/flows; Modifiers; Physical
5 346
Prokaryotes and VirusesBacteria/cyanobacteria/archaea; Viruses
2 22
6952 files in 55 albums and 6 categories with 157 comments, 2700683 views, and 252008 downloads

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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, UMCES14 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
Osprey in Tree Osprey perched on a leafless branch.   osprey,tree,branch,foliage,leaves,wildlife
Osprey in TreePhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyeIntegration & Application Networ10 views0 downloads (Details)Osprey perched on a leafless branch. Aug 08, 2014Add to lightbox
Female mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) and ducklings Mother duck and ducklings paddle around a river cove off Lake Michigan. bird,waterbird,migratory,native,female
Female mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) and ducklingsPhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES42 views0 downloads (Details)Mother duck and ducklings paddle around a river cove off Lake Michigan.Aug 08, 2014Add to lightbox
Restored Chesapeake Bay oyster buy boat These traditional boats tended to the oyster fleets working the beds in the Bay, buying harvested oysters from the oystermen in the afternoon, and running those oysters to faraway markets and rail centers in Norfolk, Crisfield, Baltimore, and Washington DC, and to local shucking houses and canneries around the Bay. watercraft,fishing,oystering,shellfish,harvest,market,waterman,livelihood,occupation,working,Talbot County,Maryland
Restored Chesapeake Bay oyster buy boatPhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES40 views0 downloads (Details)These traditional boats tended to the oyster fleets working the beds in the Bay, buying harvested oysters from the oystermen in the afternoon, and running those oysters to faraway markets and rail centers in Norfolk, Crisfield, Baltimore, and Washington DC, and to local shucking houses and canneries around the Bay.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, UMCES51 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, UMCES21 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, UMCES47 views1 downloads (Details)Goose and duck hunters build these blinds on the calm waterways of Chesapeake Bay tributaries.Aug 08, 2014Add to lightbox
Pickeral rush (Pontederia cordata) occupies wetland shoreline. This emergent aquatic, with its leaves and flowers above water and portions of the stem under water, is found typically in shallow, quiet water. The seeds can be eaten like nuts and the young leaf-stalks cooked as greens. Deer also feed on these plants. The common name suggests that this plant, as well as the fish known as pickerel, occupy the same habitat. plant,marsh,wetland,native,bog,swamp,Maryland
Pickeral rush (Pontederia cordata) occupies wetland shoreline.Photo (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES12 views1 downloads (Details)This emergent aquatic, with its leaves and flowers above water and portions of the stem under water, is found typically in shallow, quiet water. The seeds can be eaten like nuts and the young leaf-stalks cooked as greens. Deer also feed on these plants. The common name suggests that this plant, as well as the fish known as pickerel, occupy the same habitat.Aug 08, 2014Add to lightbox


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Fish Seining Fish Seining in the Mahogathy River seining,river,oxford,chesapeake,fish,lab
Fish SeiningPhoto (JPG) Ben LongstaffIntegration and Application Network121 views1 downloads (Details)Fish Seining in the Mahogathy RiverAdd to lightbox
Pearce Creek Pearce Creek in the upper Chesapeake Bay. The Sassafras River is in the background. Chesapeake Bay,agriculture,farms,shoreline
Pearce CreekPhoto (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES111 views9 downloads (Details)Pearce Creek in the upper Chesapeake Bay. The Sassafras River is in the background.Add to lightbox
Snowman: melted View of melted snowman symbol,vector,illustration,melted,snow,snowman,winter,season,climate change,global warming,climate crisis,spring,temperature,water,fun,recreation,play
Snowman: meltedVector Graphic (SVG) Alexandra FriesIntegration and Application Network48 views27 downloads (Details)View of melted snowmanAdd to lightbox
Dune grasses in bloom Dune grasses in bloom along beaches by Charleston, South Carolina beach,Charleston,coast,dunes,sdune,grasses,flowers,bloom
Dune grasses in bloomPhoto (JPG) Ben FertigIAN, UMCES297 views1 downloads (Details)Dune grasses in bloom along beaches by Charleston, South CarolinaAdd to lightbox
Lagos coast The wind- and waves-eroded coastline of Lagos is quite dramatic, but the beach is the location of a small racing fleet of Optimist sailboats. sailing,recreation,coastal,erosion,bluffs,Algarve,Portugal
Lagos coastPhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES106 views4 downloads (Details)The wind- and waves-eroded coastline of Lagos is quite dramatic, but the beach is the location of a small racing fleet of Optimist sailboats.Add to lightbox
River plumes in the Honga River This photo shows multi-hued water plumes around The Canal separating Wroten Island on the right from Parks Neck on the left. Widgeon grass (Ruppia maritima) meadows are also visible throughout. The Honga River is in the background and Charles Creek is in the foreground. Charles Creek,Honga River,Wroten Island
River plumes in the Honga RiverPhoto (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES183 views9 downloads (Details)This photo shows multi-hued water plumes around The Canal separating Wroten Island on the right from Parks Neck on the left. Widgeon grass (Ruppia maritima) meadows are also visible throughout. The Honga River is in the background and Charles Creek is in the foreground.Add to lightbox
Autotrophic system experiment Illustration of autotrophic system experiment setup symbol,vector,illustration,science,scientific,research,experimental,test,autotrophic,system,setup,chemoautotrophicautotrophic,microcosm
Autotrophic system experimentVector Graphic (SVG) Tracey SaxbyIntegration and Application Network39 views13 downloads (Details)Illustration of autotrophic system experiment setupAdd to lightbox
Tree trunk, Acadia National Park, Maine Lichen on tree trunk along hiking trail on western side of Acadia National Park, Maine Maine,vegetation
Tree trunk, Acadia National Park, MainePhoto (JPG) Lauren Holbrook260 views2 downloads (Details)Lichen on tree trunk along hiking trail on western side of Acadia National Park, MaineAdd to lightbox