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Pursell, Carroll W., Jr. "The Administration of Science in the Department of Agriculture, 1933-1940." Agricultural History 42 (1968): 231-240.
Annotation / Notes: Henry A. Wallace, Franklin Roosevelt's first Secretary of Agriculture, championed scientific research because he himself was scientist a hybrid corn breeder. Using emergency relief funds from the National Recovery Administration, Wallace, in 1934, transformed the small experiment station in Beltsville into a great national research center. The Bankhead-Jones Act then funded the basic research agenda.
Porter, Frank W. "John Widgeon: Naturalist, Curator and Philosopher." Maryland Historical Magazine 79 (Winter 1984): 325-331.
Rogers, Ellen. "James Harris Rogers, Scientist." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society 13 (July-August 1985): 31-34.
Rogers, Ellen. "Watson Mondell Perrygo." The Record 31 - 32 (May - September 1984): 5-6.
Annotation / Notes: Charles County naturalist.
Calderwood, Paul T. "The Keyser Ridge Creamery." Glades Star 5 (September 1977): 33-35.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Thurmont." Historical Society of Frederick County Journal [3] (Summer 1994): 5-6.
McGrain, John W. "Historical Aspects of Lake Roland." Maryland Historical Magazine 74 (September 1979): 253-73.
Meyer, Eric. "Pax River, Lexington Park: The Right Place for the Right Stuff." Maryland 22 (Autumn 1989): 44-49.
Meyer, Eric. Praising the Bridge that Brought them Over: One Hundred Years at Indian Head. Indian Head, MD: Naval Ordnance Station, 1990.
Annotation / Notes: The history of the military base, and its surrounding community, as told through photographs and excerpts with interviews from twenty-six individuals. A ten page time line charts events of importance among the Navy at Indian Head, in the town of Indian Head, and national and internationally.
Smart, Jeffery K. "From Plowshare to Sword: Historical Highlights of Gunpowder Neck and Edgewood Arsenal to the End of World War I." Harford Historical Bulletin 63 (Winter 1995): 3-49.
Ashby, Wallace L. Fossils of Calvert Cliffs. Solomons, MD: Calvert Marine Museum Press, 1979.
Bennion, V.R., D.F. Dougherty, and Robert M. Overbeck. The Water Resources of Calvert County. Bulletin 8. Baltimore: Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources, 1951.
Bernstein, L. R. Minerals of the Washington, D.C. area. Baltimore: Maryland Geological Survey, 1980.
Bernstein, L. R. Environmental Monitoring. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1990.
Annotation / Notes: A leading example in this work is environmental Monitoring of the Chesapeake.
Bonzek, Christopher F., and Philip W. Jones. Assembly of the Population Dynamics of Important Commercial or Recreational Fish of Chesapeake Bay, an Atlas of Commercial Fishery Statistics in Chesapeake Bay 1929-1980. Technical memorandum No. 5. Tidewater Administration: Maryland Department of Natural Resources, 1984.
Annotation / Notes: This is just one example of the wide commercial fishery literature, and graphically shows the state of decline in many Chesapeake resources.
Boward, Daniel, et. al. From the Mountains to the Sea: The State of Maryland's Fresh Water Streams. Washington, DC: United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1999.
Annotation / Notes: This report summarized the state of Maryland streams, after many years of monitoring, and points to where improvements and declines were found. Technical but well explained and readable.
Carter, Virginia, Patricia T. Gammon, and Nancy C. Bartow. Submersed Aquatic Plants of the Tidal Potomac River. [Reston, VA?]: United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey, 1983.
Chesapeake Research Consortium. The Effects of Tropical Storm Agnes on the Chesapeake Bay Estuarine System. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1977.
Cowles, R.P. "A Biological Study of the Offshore Waters of Chesapeake Bay." Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Fisheries 46 (1930): 277-381.
Annotation / Notes: Cowles and his predecessor Lewis Radcliffe were the first to do coordinated studies of the hydrography and biology of the Bay, from 1915 to 1922. The kinds of organisms they found suggest the Bay was not yet experiencing the chronic summer loss of deep water dissolved oxygen encountered in today's polluted estuary.
Cronin, William B. Volumetric, Areal and Tidal Statistics of the Chesapeake Bay Estuary and its Tributaries. Special Report 20, Ref.71-2.Chesapeake Bay Institute, 1971.
Eble, Albert F., Victor S. Kennedy, and Roger E.I. Newell, eds. The Eastern Oyster: Crassostrea virginica. College Park, MD: Maryland Sea Grant College, 1996.
Annotation / Notes: A comprehensive update on oyster biology, and an impressive work.
Funderburk, Steven, Joseph Mihursky, Stephen Jordan, and David Riley. Habitat Requirements for Chesapeake Bay Living Resources. Annapolis, MD: The Workgroup, 1991.
Annotation / Notes: With 47 maps.
Glaser, John D. Collecting Fossils in Maryland. Baltimore: State of Maryland, Dept. of Natural Resources, Maryland Geological Survey, 1995.
Hurley, Linda M. Field Guide to the Submerged Aquatic Vegetation of Chesapeake Bay. Annapolis, MD: United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Chesapeake Estuary Program, [1989 or 1990].