Patuxent River Report Card

Patuxent River Report Card

This report card provides grades for the three tidal regions of the Patuxent River estuary, located on the Western Shore of Chesapeake Bay. The grades are based on six ecological indicators: dissolved oxygen, water clarity, chlorophyll a, phytoplankton community, benthic community, and aquatic grasses.


Key Personnel

Heath Kelsey
IAN Director
Sara Powell
Monitoring & Communications Manager


  • Start: 2009-01-01
  • Finish: 2009-04-30
  • Duration: 3 months