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We jump-started and continue to lead efforts to restore and farm these tasty bivalves.
We provide the science to help responsibly manage this Chesapeake Bay icon.
Wise coastal-zone management requires knowledge of marine, shoreline, & watershed processes.
We brought worldwide attention to these low-oxygen waters and now forecast their severity.
We illuminate the biology of marine organisms and the varied processes that connect them.
We detect, identify, and assess the risks of marine toxins, plastics, and pollutants.
We monitor and restore the underwater plants that shelter and feed many Bay organisms.
We monitor and forecast sea-level rise and other processes that threaten coastal ecosystems.
We use new & traditional tools to identify disease organisms and the genetics of immunity.
We lead in efforts to monitor, restore, and manage recreational & commercial fisheries.
We help guide the development of sustainable fish and shellfish aquaculture.
We combine computer models and real-time data to predict storm surge, food-web dynamics, etc.