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Chesapeake Bay Remote Sensing Program Data

Abstract: The Chesapeake Bay Remote Sensing Program (CBRSP) has used measurements of
ocean color from light aircraft to estimate chlorophyll concentrations in
Chesapeake Bay for the past thirteen years. Chlorophyll is a photosynthetic
pigment common to microscopic algae - phytoplankton - the main primary
producers that comprise the base of the food web in the Bay. This important
pigment imparts color to ... View entire text
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Description: Chesapeake Bay Remote Sensing Program Home Page.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.0   S: 36.0   E: -75.0   W: -78.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: University of Maryland
Dataset Title: Chesapeake Bay Remote Sensing Program Data
Dataset Release Place: Cambridge, Maryland
Dataset Publisher: University of Maryland, Environmental Science Center
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-01-01
Access Constraints Contact Chesapeake Bay Remote Sensing Program.
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Horns Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 410-221-8247
Contact Address:
Horn Point Laboratory,
2020 Horns Point Rd
P.O. Box 775,
City: Cambridge
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 21613
Country: USA
Phone: 410-228-8200 X425
Fax: 410-476-5490
Contact Address:
Horn Point Environmental Lab
Univ. of Maryland
PO Box 775
City: Cambridge
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 21613
Country: USA
Harding, L.W. and E.C. Itsweire. 1991. Synoptic measurements of the
distribution of chlorophyll in the Chesapeake Bay using aircraft remote
sensing. In: Mihursky, J. A., Chaney, A. (eds.), New Perspectives in the
Chesapeake System: A Research and Management Partnership. Proc. 2nd Chesapeake Bay Research Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, 4-6 Dec. 1990. Chesapeake Research Consortium Publication No. 137, June, 1991, pp. 147-160.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-09-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-09-30