Accession Number PB2013-104354
Title Defining a Data Management Strategy for USGS Chesapeake Bay Studies.
Publication Date 2013
Media Count 16p
Personal Author C. C. Ladino
Abstract The mission of U.S. Geological Surveys (USGS) Chesapeake Bay studies is to provide integrated science for improved understanding and management of the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. Collective USGS efforts in the Chesapeake Bay watershed began in the 1980s, and by the mid-1990s the USGS adopted the watershed as one of its national place-based study areas. Great focus and effort by the USGS have been directed toward Chesapeake Bay studies for almost three decades. The USGS plays a key role in using ecosystem-based adaptive management, which will provide science to improve the efficiency and accountability of Chesapeake Bay Program activities (Phillips, 2011). Each year USGS Chesapeake Bay studies produce published research, monitoring data, and models addressing aspects of bay restoration such as, but not limited to, fish health, water quality, land-cover change, and habitat loss.
Keywords Chesapeake Bay
Data base management systems
Information dissemination
Information management
Natural resource management

Source Agency US Geological Survey
NTIS Subject Category 48B - Natural Resource Management
47 - Ocean Sciences & Technology
70C - Management Information Systems
Corporate Author Geological Survey, Reston, VA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Open file rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1311
Contract Number N/A

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