‘Windows of opportunity’ crucial for cutting Chesapeake nutrient, sediment loads

Researchers analyzed eight years of data from 108 sites in the Chesapeake Bay Program’s nontidal monitoring network, looking at daily-scale records of flow and corresponding loads of nitrogen, phosphorus and suspended sediment. Credit: Heather Preisendanz research group/Penn State The vast majority of nutrients and sediment washed into streams flowing into the Chesapeake Bay are picked […]