Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Researchers Gauging Sandy’s Impact On Chesapeake

Across the environmentally fragile Chesapeake, researchers are spreading out to see what Sandy has wrought. So far, the indications are that the impact has not been as great as last fall when a pair of tropical storms caused widespread flooding that dumped mud, debris and sewage into the bay.


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Va. Researchers Monitor Red Algae Blooms In Bay

Researchers in Virginia are keeping an eye on red algae blooms in the Chesapeake Bay.