Chesapeake Bay ‘dead zone’ predicted to be 13% lower than average this summer

Satellite (Landsat) picture of Chesapeake Bay (center) and Delaware Bay (upper right) – and Atlantic coast of the central-eastern United States. Credit: Landsat/NASA, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons This summer’s Chesapeake Bay “dead zone” is expected to be smaller than the long-term average, according to a forecast released today by researchers from the University of … Read more