Chesapeake Bay Monitoring
"Monitoring for Management Actions"

b. acknowledgements
Acknowledgements

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS FOR MONITORING PROGRAM COMPONENTS
Chemical and Physical Properties: Robert E. Magnien, Maryland Office of Environmental Programs (OEP)
Phytoplankton and Microzooplankton: Kevin G. Sellner and David C. Brownlee, Benedict Estuarine Laboratory of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences.
Mesozooplankton: Fred Jacobs, Martin Marietta Environmental Systems
Benthic Organisms: A. Frederick Holland, Martin Marietta Environmental Systems
Ecosystem Processes:
Walter R. Boynton and W. Michael Kemp, University of Maryland Center for Environmental and Estuarine Studies
River Input: Robert M. Summers, OEP
Toxicant Bioaccumulation: D. Gregory Foster and A. David Wright, University of Maryland Center for Environmental and Estuarine Studies

CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES COMPONENT
SAMPLING OPERATIONS
Maryland Office of Environmental Programs

James Allison
William Beatty
Sara Bowen
Walter Butler
Meosotis Curtis
Felicia Dawkins-Jones
Elizabeth Dobler
Karen Drewes
Ellen Friedman
Greg Gruber
Morris Hennessey
Thomas Hopkins
Page Jett
Todd Kamens
Elizabeth Laubach
Elaine Maliniak
Nancy Matthews
Larry Mattila
Carol McCollough
Bruce Michael
Barbara Patoka
Kelly Phillips
Charlie Poukish
Niles Primrose
John Rhoderick
Darcy Smith
John Steinfort

LABORATORY ANALYSES
Water Column:
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Laboratory Administration

Alice Zeiger
Timothy Payne
Dolores Willis
Diane Baugh
Lakshmi Chetty
James Demsky
Marie Hastings
Roberta Hollimon
Fopeanna Johnson
Angela Swinder
Cynthia Watty
Kathy Woodland

University of Maryland, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

Christopher D'Elia
Nancy Kaumeyer
Carolyn Keefe
Kathryn Wood
Diane Shaw Carl Zimmerman

Environmental Protection Agency, Annapolis Central Regional Laboratory
Ramona Trovato

Sediment:
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Robert Huggett
Paul DeFur

University of Maryland, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory
A. David Wright
D. Gregory Foster

RIVER INPUT COMPONENT
SAMPLING OPERATIONS
U.S. Geological Survey, Towson, Maryland

Thomas Herrett

Occoquan Watershed Monitoring Laboratory
Thomas Grizzard

LABORATORY ANALYSIS
U.S. Geological Survey Central Laboratory, Denver, Colorado

Occoquan Watershed Monitoring Laboratory
Thomas Grizzard

DATA MANAGEMENT AND ANALYSIS
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

Wendy Chittenden

U.S. Geological Survey, Towson, Maryland
Thomas Herrett

MONITORING PROGRAM DATA MANAGEMENT AND ANALYSIS (OEP)
Lawrence Clafin
Meosotis Curtis
Elizabeth Dobler
Tamara Jones
Susan Kenney
Santha Kurian
Elizabeth Laubach
Carol McCollough
Bruce Michael
Ronald Plichta
Sekhoane Rathbe
Darcy Smith
Pauline Vaas
Daphne Williams
David Williams
Lonna Woerner

REPORT REVIEW (OEP)
Narenda Panday
Lawrence Clafin
Elizabeth Dobler
Diana Domoter
Elizabeth Laubach
Bruce Michael
Sekhoane Rathbe
Darcy Smith
Pauline Vaas

Bay Monitoring Info:
Water Quality Data
"Eyes on the Bay"
River Input
Water & Habitat
Nutrient Limitation
Ecosystem Processes
Benthos
Phytoplankton
Zooplankton
Bay Grasses
Tidal Fish
Research Vessel Kerhin
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Contents
a.    Preface
b.   Acknowledgements
1.   Introduction
2.   Understanding The Bay's Problems
3.   Program Description
4.   Chemical and Physical Properties
5.   Plankton
6.   Benthic Organisms
7.   Ecosystem Processes
8.   Pollutant Inputs
9.   Management Strategies and the Role of Monitoring
10. Glossary

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