Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

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Maryland Sea Grant has funded scientific research relevant to the Chesapeake Bay and the Maryland residents who conserve, enjoy, and make their living from it. Search below our archive of research projects back through 1990, using keywords, topics, or project start year. Project data include the project principal investigators and abstract as well as impact or accomplishment statements and peer reviewed publications, if applicable.

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Nutrient cycling in oligohaline sediments and marshes: Is denitrification a major sink for nitrogen?

Principal Investigator: 

Jeffrey C. Cornwell

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2000

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Todd Kana, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Production of recombinant fish gonadotropins (GtHs) using eukaryotic expression systems and development of a striped bass gth immunoassay

Principal Investigator: 

Yonathan Zohar

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2001

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

B Weintraub, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Medical Biotechology Center.; M Szkudlinski, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Medical Biotechology Center

Surface waves and air-sea fluxes in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence P. Sanford

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2000

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Susceptibility of Chesapeake Bay to environmental contamination with Cryptosporidium parvum: Recovery of the pathogen by eastern oysters

Principal Investigator: 

Thaddeus K. Graczyk

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2001

Institution: 

Johns Hopkins University

The role of dissolved organic nitrogen in the eutrophication of Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Patricia M. Glibert

Start/End Year: 

1998 to 2000

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Paul A. del Giorgio, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

A molecular approach to environment studies on Perkinsus marinus. Transmission dynamics of infection in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Gerardo R. Vasta

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2000

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Chesapeake Bay atmospheric deposition program 1997 chemical contaminant field program

Principal Investigator: 

Joel E. Baker

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 1999

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Robert P. Mason, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Comparative Pathogenesis of P. marinus disease in bivalves: Development of Prevention Strategies for C. virginica

Principal Investigator: 

Robert S. Anderson

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2000

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Examining the Ecological Physiology of Oysters on a Reef Habitat: Interactions of Dissolved Oxygen and Disease Dynamics

Principal Investigator: 

Kennedy T. Paynter, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2000

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Labnet

Principal Investigator: 

Kenneth R. Tenore

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2000

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Monoclonal Antibody ELISA Assay for Detection of Perkinsus marinus in Oyster Tissues

Principal Investigator: 

Christopher F. Dungan

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2001

Institution: 

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Taxonomic and genetic characterization of Perkinsus marinus. development of mutagenesis and gene transfer systems with application to therapeutic strategies

Principal Investigator: 

Gerardo R. Vasta

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2000

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

The relative importance of ballast water from domestic ship traffic in translocation of nonindigenous species among U.S. ports

Principal Investigator: 

Gregory M. Ruiz

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2000

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Anson H. Hines, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

The study of phytoplankton dynamics in Chesapeake Bay by remote sensing of ocean color from aircraft

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence W. Harding, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2001

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Can Increasing Stocks of Oysters in Chesapeake Bay Serve to Improve Water Quality?

Principal Investigator: 

Roger I.E. Newell

Start/End Year: 

1996 to 1998

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jeffrey C. Cornwell, Jon H. Tuttle, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Cryopreservation of Teleost Embryos

Principal Investigator: 

Mary M. Hagedorn

Start/End Year: 

1996 to 2001

Institution: 

National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution

Co-Principal investigator: 

David E. Wildt, William F. Rall, National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution

Non-point source pollution and land use in the Patuxent watershed

Principal Investigator: 

Nancy E. Bockstael

Start/End Year: 

1996 to 1999

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Ocean color measurements from the Chesapeake Bay Observing System (CBOS) in support of sea WiFS data

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence W. Harding, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

1996 to 1998

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

William C. Boicourt, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Providing incentives and quality programs to attract minorities to careers in the marine sciences

Principal Investigator: 

Carolyn B. Brooks

Start/End Year: 

1996 to 2000

Institution: 

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

Co-Principal investigator: 

Charles H. Hocutt, Steven G. Hughes, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

Red drum growth hormone: Heterologous production in a eukaryotic expression system, physiology, and effects on growth after dietary administration

Principal Investigator: 

John J. Trant

Start/End Year: 

1996 to 2001

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

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