2016 Chesapeake Bay Report Card (Page 1)  
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2016 Chesapeake Bay Report Card

This report card provides a transparent, timely, and geographically detailed assessment of Chesapeake Bay. In 2016, the report card includes five water quality indicators and two biotic indicators. In 2016, the overall grade for Chesapeake Bay is a 54%, a C. This means the Bay is in moderate health. Long term trends of each reporting region health and a fisheries index are also presented. For further details, visit the Report Card Website.


IAN Author(s)Caroline Donovan, Alexandra Fries, Dylan Taillie, Bill Dennison
Date Published2017-05-08
TypeReport Card
ProjectChesapeake Bay Program-UMCES partnership
Location(s)Chesapeake Bay
Number of Pages6
Filesize9.6 MB
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