Chesapeake Bay Dead-Zone Conditions Reduced 'Considerably' In 2020, Report FindsDead-zone conditions in the Chesapeake Bay were "considerably less" in 2020 than in previous years, thanks in part to cool temperatures, a new report concluded.
Researchers Gauging Sandy's Impact On ChesapeakeAcross 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.
Va. Researchers Monitor Red Algae Blooms In BayResearchers in Virginia are keeping an eye on red algae blooms in the Chesapeake Bay.