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Increased Nitrogen Fertilizer Use in Maryland Since 1970 A graph illustrates the issue that the use of nitrogen fertilizers in Maryland has more than doubled since 1970.   diagram,fertilizer,nitrogen,maryland,graph,use,concentrations,agriculture,doubles
Increased Nitrogen Fertilizer Use in Maryland Since 1970Raster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration & Application Network8 views0 downloads (Details)A graph illustrates the issue that the use of nitrogen fertilizers in Maryland has more than doubled since 1970. Add to lightbox
Chilika Lake Pollution Pressure As land use in the Chilika Lake area changes from forest to settlements and paddy agriculture sewage, and fertilizer and pesticides runoff increases into the Lake. This extra nutrient input results in algae blooms that float and sit on the bottom.  diagram,pollution,chilika,lake,runoff,pressure,agriculture,algae,blooms,sewage,pesticides,extra,nutrient,input
Chilika Lake Pollution PressureRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration & Application Network2 views0 downloads (Details)As land use in the Chilika Lake area changes from forest to settlements and paddy agriculture sewage, and fertilizer and pesticides runoff increases into the Lake. This extra nutrient input results in algae blooms that float and sit on the bottom. Add to lightbox
Chilika Lake Sedimentation During monsoon season excess sediment is deposited in Chilika Lake, mostly from Mahanadi River tributaries, nearby settlements, and agricultural lands. As the Lake becomes more shallow and its sea outlets fill in with sediment, increased flooding occurs.      diagram,sediment,flooding,excess,monsoon,chilika,lake,sedimentation,shallow
Chilika Lake SedimentationRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration & Application Network1 views0 downloads (Details)During monsoon season excess sediment is deposited in Chilika Lake, mostly from Mahanadi River tributaries, nearby settlements, and agricultural lands. As the Lake becomes more shallow and its sea outlets fill in with sediment, increased flooding occurs. Add to lightbox
Light and Dark Conditions Impact on Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Growth Excess nutrients will result in increased chlorophyll and turbidity, limiting the amount of light that reaches benthic sediment. Light is essential for healthy submerged aquatic vegetation growth. Diagram from "New Insights" (p.30)- http://ian.umces.edu/pdfs/ian_report_438.pdf
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Light and Dark Conditions Impact on Submerged Aquatic Vegetation GrowthRaster Graphic (PNG) Brianne WalshIntegration & Application Network1 views0 downloads (Details)Excess nutrients will result in increased chlorophyll and turbidity, limiting the amount of light that reaches benthic sediment. Light is essential for healthy submerged aquatic vegetation growth. Diagram from "New Insights" (p.30)- http://ian.umces.edu/pdfs/ian_report_438.pdf
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Counteracting Factors Impacting Best Management Practice Implementation  Improvements in water quality can be counteracted by changes in nutrient sources and land-use practices. Increased nutrient loads from stormwater and intensified agriculture often overwhelm the positive effects of best management practices. diagram,counteracting,factors,best,management,practices,water,quality,improvement,challenges
Counteracting Factors Impacting Best Management Practice Implementation Raster Graphic (PNG) Christina LyerlyIntegration & Application Network1 views0 downloads (Details)Improvements in water quality can be counteracted by changes in nutrient sources and land-use practices. Increased nutrient loads from stormwater and intensified agriculture often overwhelm the positive effects of best management practices.Add to lightbox
Algae Overgrowth An overabundance of algae occurs in ponded areas of Pipe Creek, where animal waste from geese washes into the creek. Increased nutrients from the waste causes algae to grow and bloom. Sandusky, Ohio. photo,Pipe Creek,pond,stream,water,algae,bloom,algae bloom,animal waste,geese,bird,goose,creek,nutrient,Sandusky,Ohio
Algae OvergrowthPhoto (JPG) Alexandra FriesIntegration and Application Network94 views4 downloads (Details)An overabundance of algae occurs in ponded areas of Pipe Creek, where animal waste from geese washes into the creek. Increased nutrients from the waste causes algae to grow and bloom. Sandusky, Ohio.Add to lightbox
Algae Overgrowth An overabundance of algae occurs in ponded areas of Pipe Creek, where animal waste from geese washes into the creek. Increased nutrients from the waste causes algae to grow and bloom. Sandusky, Ohio. photo,Pipe Creek,creek,pond,water,algae,animal waste,bloom,nutrient,waste,Sandusky,Ohio
Algae OvergrowthPhoto (JPG) Alexandra FriesIntegration and Application Network53 views1 downloads (Details)An overabundance of algae occurs in ponded areas of Pipe Creek, where animal waste from geese washes into the creek. Increased nutrients from the waste causes algae to grow and bloom. Sandusky, Ohio.Add to lightbox
permeable pavers Permeable pavers are brick-like materials that are manufactured in a variety of shapes. Pavers fit together like tiles and are set with small gaps between them, creating grooves for water to infiltrate the soil beneath. Permeable pavers reduce stormwater runoff volume and flow rate, and increase groundwater infiltration and recharge. best management practice,stormwater management,pollutant discharge,elimination,green,landscape
permeable paversPhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network71 views6 downloads (Details)Permeable pavers are brick-like materials that are manufactured in a variety of shapes. Pavers fit together like tiles and are set with small gaps between them, creating grooves for water to infiltrate the soil beneath. Permeable pavers reduce stormwater runoff volume and flow rate, and increase groundwater infiltration and recharge.Add to lightbox
Sea-level Rise and Storm Surges on Barrier Islands Conceptual diagram illustrating the effects of sea-level rise and storm surges on barrier islands. When sea-level rise combines with strong storms, barrier islands experience high storm surges, which increases the effects of flooding and erosion. Diagram from http://ian.umces.edu/link/tos_barrier_learn diagram,barrier island,sea-level rise,storm surge,storm,climate change,ocean,bay,mainland
Sea-level Rise and Storm Surges on Barrier IslandsRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network273 views26 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram illustrating the effects of sea-level rise and storm surges on barrier islands. When sea-level rise combines with strong storms, barrier islands experience high storm surges, which increases the effects of flooding and erosion. Diagram from http://ian.umces.edu/link/tos_barrier_learnAdd to lightbox
Atmosphere Warming Changes Conceptual diagram illustrating changes due to the warming of the atmosphere. The average temperature on Earth has been increasing for many years, caused by increased greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Rising temperatures lead to a number of changes around the world.  Diagram from Diagram from http://ian.umces.edu/link/tos_barrier_learn diagram,atmosphere,warming,climate change,greenhouse gas,temperature,weather,hurricane,glacier,melting ice,
Atmosphere Warming ChangesRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network247 views10 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram illustrating changes due to the warming of the atmosphere. The average temperature on Earth has been increasing for many years, caused by increased greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Rising temperatures lead to a number of changes around the world. Diagram from Diagram from http://ian.umces.edu/link/tos_barrier_learnAdd to lightbox
Cages protect seabeach amaranth (Amaranthus pumilus) from grazing A sensitive species, seabeach amaranth is aided at Assateague Island National Seashore by a management program that protects a portion of the annual population from being eaten and trampled by horses and deer so they can mature and produce seeds. Conservation efforts have helped the plant population increase to nearly 2,200 individuals in 2007. plant,native,endangered,Maryland,beach,overwash
Cages protect seabeach amaranth (Amaranthus pumilus) from grazingPhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIntegration & Application Network887 views2 downloads (Details)A sensitive species, seabeach amaranth is aided at Assateague Island National Seashore by a management program that protects a portion of the annual population from being eaten and trampled by horses and deer so they can mature and produce seeds. Conservation efforts have helped the plant population increase to nearly 2,200 individuals in 2007.Add to lightbox
Seabeach amaranth (Amaranthus pumilus) under protective cage A sensitive species, seabeach amaranth is aided at Assateague Island National Seashore by a management program that protects a portion of the annual population from being eaten and trampled by horses and deer so they can mature and produce seeds. Conservation efforts have helped the plant population increase to nearly 2,200 individuals in 2007. plant,native,endangered,Maryland,beach
Seabeach amaranth (Amaranthus pumilus) under protective cagePhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIntegration & Application Network481 views2 downloads (Details)A sensitive species, seabeach amaranth is aided at Assateague Island National Seashore by a management program that protects a portion of the annual population from being eaten and trampled by horses and deer so they can mature and produce seeds. Conservation efforts have helped the plant population increase to nearly 2,200 individuals in 2007.Add to lightbox

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