Chesapeake waters are warming, study finds, posing challenges for healing ailing bay

Baltimore Sun: The Chesapeake Bay's waters are warming up, in some places rising more rapidly even than the region's air temperatures, a new University of Maryland study finds. If unchecked, scientists say the trend could complicate costly, long-running efforts to restore the ailing estuary, worsen fish-suffocating dead zones and even alter the food web on which the bay's fish and crabs depend. Drawing on remote sensing by satellites, researchers at UM's Center for Environmental Science found that water temperatures......

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