Marine Disease and Restoration Ecology Branch
Healthy coastal ecosystems in Chesapeake Bay
Respond to policy and management needs by providing scientific information and tools
that help better balance ecological, social, and economic goals for Chesapeake Bay.
- Understand and communicate connections between land use and Chesapeake Bay ecosystem
- Understand and communicate links between environment and habitat quality,
and how that habitat quality affects living marine resources.
- Understand, predict and communicate the abundance and distribution of potential