Seismic and Geochemical Research in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland by Robert Cuthbertson, Jeff Halka, James Hill

By Robert Cuthbertson, Jeff Halka, James Hill

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Published by means of the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Field journey Guidebooks Series.

The Chesapeake Bay, the most important estuary within the usa, is found within the densely populated 'megalopolis' which extends from the nation's capital, Washington, D.C. northward to Boston, Massachusetts and southward to Richmond, Virginia (Figure 1). a few thirteen million humans dwell inside of its watershed, a bunch that is projected to extend to just about sixteen million via the 12 months 2000. As is the case with such a lot estuaries the Bay has served numerous capabilities regarding man's wishes on the grounds that eu career of the continent begun approximately four centuries in the past. abundant provides of either shellfish and finfish are harvested from its waters with an annual advertisement worth exceeding $100 million. The Bay ranks 3rd within the usa in total fisheries capture exceeded purely via U.S. landings from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It additionally serves as an important advertisement waterway with significant ports positioned close to the mouth on the Hampton Roads complicated, in Virginia, and in Maryland on the Port of Baltimore. greater than 50,000 advertisement vessel journeys are recorded every year from those significant and different minor ports within the Bay. along with the industrial element, the Bay is changing into an more and more vital sport region. Maryland on my own has greater than 125,000 excitement boats registered.

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