Harmful Algal Bloom Reporting App

Problem: Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) Harmful algal blooms are a major environmental problem in all 50 states. Known as red tides, blue-green algae, or cyanobacteria, harmful algal blooms have severe impacts on human health, aquatic ecosystems, and the economy. Objective: To develop an application that will make it more convenient and accessible for citizen scientists […]

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Water Quality Ranking Based on Water Quality Indicators

This application would provide a water quality suggestion to the end user. (Excellent, good, medium, bad, poor) and would provide a suggestion for/against types of recreational activities (swimming, boating, etc.) Water indicator includes; temperature, dissolved oxygen, turbidity, fecal coliform, biochem oxygen, phosphates, nitrates, total suspended solid. If users know the quantities or level of these […]

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Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution Data Access Tool

The Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution Data Access Tool provides downloadable data layers and key information on the following: the extent and magnitude of nitrogen and phosphorus pollution in our Nation’s waters; water quality problems or potential problems related to this pollution; and potential sources of these pollutants.

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Community Goal-Setting App

Targets the volunteering community in all states relevant to the Chesapeake Bay Program. App could be web based or mobile and location aware. The app will allow users to: Pledge their efforts to help with maintaining the health of the bay Set goals and track them while viewing the efforts of others in their area Write reviews and comments Share […]

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Segmentation and Reach Simulation

An application of the Hydrologic Simulation Program-Fortran (HSPF). The segmentation scheme divides the Chesapeake Bay watershed into approximately 1,000 segments/subbasins, with the average size about 64 square miles. About 280 monitoring stations throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed were used for calibration of hydrology, while approximately 200 monitoring stations were used to calibrate water quality, depending […]

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