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>Online Research Library

The following sites can help students with research on environmental topics and local Chesapeake Bay resources. If you have suggestions for other websites to list here, please contact High School Program Coordinator, Julia Elkin at elkinj@si.edu

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Fish and Crabs | Plankton Water Quality | Biodiversity |
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> SERC Websites

SERC Publications Website 
Citations of publications by SERC

SERC Online Databases
Links to long term and metadata available to the public

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> SERC Education Partner Websites

> NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office 

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 > Invasive Species

 Invasive Species.gov
Information on all types of invasive species

 Cataloging for Fouling Organisms
Website highlighting different experiments about settling organisms.The site provides pictures of common organisms in the Pacific Northwest.

 Maryland Sea Grant Invasive Species Page

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> Fish and Crabs

> Fishbase.org Search
Search FishBase, a global information system on fish. Site includes life cycle information on thousands of fish species. 

> NOAA Chesapeake Bay Fisheries

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> Plankton

 Phytoplankton Guide to the Rhode River and Chesapeake Bay
Created by SERC, this site has many great pictures of phytoplankton found in the Rhode River and Chesapeake Bay.

 Living Bay Online: Count the Plankton Game
A game to help you learn how to count plankton under the microscope.

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> Water Quality

> Maryland DNR Chesapeake Bay Site
Information on different areas within the Chesapeake Bay watershed.  

> Maryland DNR Monthly Monitoring
Links to water quality data for many locations in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.  

> Rhode River Monitoring
Eyes on the Bay monitoring sites. Select the Rhode River on the map to see data from that collection site.  

> USGS National Water Quality Assessment 
Water quality information from watersheds across the country.

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> Biodiversity

 Maryland Sea Grant: Biofilms and Biodiversity
Links to long term and metadata available to the public

 How to Measure Biodiversity
Links to long term and metadata available to the public

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> Tides

> Maryland Tide Calculator

> Fishingworks.com: Tide Predictions 

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> Chesapeake Bay

 Chesapeake Bay Program
Resources on the Chesapeake Bay

 Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Links to long term and metadata available to the public

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> Other

> EPA High School Information
Great information about common issues. It also provides links to other useful resources.

> EPA General Resource Page 
Links that the EPA uses and supports.

> Earth Force Resources Page
Links to many valuable resources.

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