News tagged with chesapeake bay

NASA satellite improves pollution monitoring

NASA scientists improved watershed pollution monitoring models by incorporating satellite and ground-based observations of precipitation. The NASA data replaces weather station observations, and will allow ...

Jul 26, 2010 1 / 5 (1) 0

Water Quality Model Passes Another Test

(PhysOrg.com) -- A test of the SWAT (Soil and Water Assessment Tool) model on a small watershed with poor water quality in Maryland showed that the model accurately estimated pollutant levels over the long ...

Feb 25, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0

Jellyfish swarm northward in warming world

(AP) -- A blood-orange blob the size of a small refrigerator emerged from the dark waters, its venomous tentacles trapped in a fishing net. Within minutes, hundreds more were being hauled up, a pulsating ...

Nov 15, 2009 4.3 / 5 (15) 1

NOAA deploys new 'smart buoy' off Annapolis

NOAA deployed the seventh in a series of "smart buoys" to monitor weather conditions and water quality in the Chesapeake Bay today. The buoy, located at the mouth of Severn River near Annapolis, Md., will be used by commercial ...

Nov 11, 2009 3 / 5 (2) 1