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Eutrophication Tracing Nutrient Pollution Back to Penns Creek. Visual Environmental Education Guide. Negative Consequences of Eutrophication. guidetolivingnaturally.wordpress.com. vtmagazine.vt.edu. Chesapeake Bay.

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EutrophicationTracing Nutrient Pollution Back to Penns Creek

Visual Environmental Education Guide


Negative Consequences of Eutrophication

guidetolivingnaturally.wordpress.com


vtmagazine.vt.edu


Chesapeake Bay

A satellite image of Chesapeake Bay (lower) and Delaware Bay (upper) in the Middle Atlantic Bight

umces.edu


Algae in the Chesapeake Bay

Image from Ben Marsh


http://www.water-research.net/phosphate.htm


Changes in Land use and Population in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Image from W. M. Kemp


Summer Hypoxic Dead Zone

Image from W. M. Kemp


Relative contributions of flow and nutrient load from tributaries entering Chesapeake Bay

U.S. Department of the Interior, USGS


Chesapeake Bay

Lowersusquehannariverkeeper.org


Nutrient and Sediment Pollution in the Susquehanna River


Temperature and Dissolved Oxygen in the Susquehanna

Temperature – Red Line

Dissolved Oxygen – Green Line


Penns Creek

Penns Creek’s confluence with the Susquehanna


Nutrient and Sediment Pollution in Penns Creek


Local Example of Eutrophication

Image from Ben Marsh


A Local Eutrophic Pond

Image from Ben Marsh


Algal Communities in Penns Creek

Percent Cocconeis, the dominant genus in the microslide diatom community.

Snydercountry.org


Map of the study area showing the distribution of the 12 study sites

Snydercountry.org


A Local Example of Poor Farming Practices

Image from Ben Marsh,


A Local Example of Poor Farming Practices

Image from Ben Marsh


A Local Example of Poor Farming Practices

Image from Ben Marsh


Local Farm Spreading Manure

Image from Ben Marsh


Best Management Practices

After: The same stream bank after BMP (Best Management Practice) implementation, including installed fencing, livestock crossing, and tree-planting. 

Before: A stream bank damaged from livestock grazing

Voicesweb.org


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