Chesapeake Bay “dead zone” predicted to be 13% lower than average

Annapolis, MD—Researchers from the Chesapeake Bay Program, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, the University of Michigan, and the U.S. Geological Survey announced today that they are predicting this summer’s dead zone to be smaller than the long-term average taken between 1985 and 2021. This is due to the below-average amount of water … Continue reading Chesapeake Bay “dead zone” predicted to be 13% lower than average