There is different type of water in the Chesapeake Bay. The different depths of water
zones are home to different types of fish. So in different “zones” have different levels of
We can give the bay a grade. It improved from 2011 to 2012
Tropical Storm Lee brought sediment and fresh water to the bay and luckily did not affect
water quality that much
The Spring Rains affected aquatic grasses
Summer Drought increased dissolved oxygen
Hurricane Sandy didn’t really affect the bay luckily.
PEOPLE, LAND & THE BAY
The population has grown of people living near the bay
The proximity of houses to the bay leads to erosion and pollution
The population started increasing a lot more starting in the 1900.
They project 20 mil ppl by 2030