|Agency||Grant or Contract Number|
|Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary|
|Chesapeake Bay Program, United States Environmental Protection Agency||CB96343701|
|Virginia Department of Environmental Quality||16325|
|RAT-1 - 17-488|
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Coastal Zone Management Program
Acknowledgments would not be complete without commendation for the groups that provided ground surveys of SAV beds, which were used in conjunction with interpretation of the 2016 photography: Rebecca Golden, Brooke Landry, Mark Lewandowski, and Angel Willey of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MD-DNR); Sarah Witcher of Baltimore County, Eugene McCord and John Page Williams of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Chris Jones of George Mason University, Sean Doyle of DC Fisheries and Wildlife Division, Patricia Delgado of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, and Karen Duhring, Corey Holbert, Lisa Kellogg, Bob Orth, and Paul Richardson of VIMS. We would also like to thank citizens who provided ground data, including Cassie Gurbisz, Dave Harp, Tom Harten, Corinne Irwin, and Drew Koslow.
The production of this report required the dedication of numerous scientists, technicians, photographers, and others. The following people deserve a note of thanks: Rich Batiuk of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Brooke Landry, Rebecca Golden, and Cathy Wazniak of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MD-DNR), Cindy Johnson of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VA-DEQ), and Laura McKay of the Virginia Coastal Zone Program. We are especially grateful to the dedicated VIMS personnel who contributed greatly to the production of this report: Valerie Woodard and Pam Ivey of the Sponsored Programs office provided grant administration; Information Technology and Network Services provided computer services; Corey Holbert's assistance in orthorectifying flight lines, and Regina Burrell and Maxine Butler of the Department of Biological Sciences provided administrative assistance and purchasing services.
Air Photographics, Inc. conducted the aerial photographic missions and was responsible for the high quality aerial imagery.