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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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.

Read more
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 […]

Read more
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (1980 1986, 2000, 2004, 2006)

Arial photography, primarily at a scale of 1:24,000, for the following regions: western shore, Va. only – 1971 & 1974; lower Bay, Va. only – 1980 & 1981; upper Bay, selected sections, 1979; Baywide, 1978, 1984 – 1987, and 1989 – 2006. Each area of SAV was classified into one of four density classes by […]

Read more