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USGS Circular 1316

Synthesis of U.S. Geological Survey Science for the Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem and Implications for Environmental Management

USGS Chesapeake Activities

Collection of sediment samples using the USGS

   Photo from the inside cover showing the Minnie T. Phillips. It was built in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1873 and used primarily in the coasting trade to the Bahamas. Photo from Chesapeake Bay Schooners by Snediker and Jensen, 1992.

Scott W. Phillips, Editor

Chapters written by:
Scott W. Ator, Vicki S. Blazer, John W. Brakebill, Donald R. Cahoon, Peter R. Claggett, Thomas M. Cronin, Judith M. Denver, Christine L. Densmore, Allen C. Gellis, Cliff R. Hupp, Jurate M. Landwehr, Michael J. Langland, Christopher A. Ottinger, Milan J. Pavich, Matthew C. Perry, Scott W. Phillips, Stephen D. Preston, Jeff P. Raffensperger, Barnett A. Rattner, Nancy B. Rybicki, and Debra A. Willard

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