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Chesapeake Bay Tidal Water and Habitat Quality Monitoring DLESE Reviewed Collection
This document explores the physical and chemical component of the Maryland Chesapeake Bay Water Quality Monitoring Program. Users can study how this program emphasizes water quality as a function of nutrient levels, dissolved oxygen, and water clarity. An interactive map allows the user to select a river basin and view status and trends for analyzed water quality parameters.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
Subject:
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1995-2004, Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-336
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Understanding about scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural hazards
        • Populations, resources, environments
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Nature of science
    • 9-12:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Understandings about scientific inquiry
      • C - Life science:
        • Interdependence of organisms
        • Matter, energy, and organization in living systems
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Nature of scientific knowledge
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
      • How physical systems affect human systems
    • Human systems:
      • The patterns and networks of economic interdependence on Earth's surface
    • Places and regions:
      • The physical and human characteristics of places
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/