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Chesapeake Commons

Chesapeake Commons helps organizations, visualize, collect, and analyze data to aid in the greater Bay restoration effort

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  1. choose-clean-water-members

    The following repository consists of a live web map of the members of Choose Clean Water Coalition

    HTML

  2. data-journalism

    The following repo consists of all of data journalism pieces developed by Chesapeake Commons.

    JavaScript

  • JavaScript Updated Jan 19, 2019
  • The following repo consists of all of data journalism pieces developed by Chesapeake Commons.

    JavaScript Updated May 29, 2018
  • The following repository consists of a live web map of the members of Choose Clean Water Coalition

    HTML Updated Jan 4, 2018
  • The following repository contains attribute information on Maryland Animal Feeding Operations (AFOs). Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) maintains these data through their Public AFO Search Tool, however our team at Chesapeake Commons works to ensure farm geographies and data are structured in an open format.

    Unlicense Updated Jul 31, 2015
  • An effective way to measure the health of freshwater streams and rivers is to study the many tiny critters that live in these waters, called “benthic macro-invertebrates.” The abundance and diversity of snails, mussels, insects and other bottom-dwelling organisms are good indicators of the health of streams because they can’t move very far and t…

    Unlicense Updated Feb 17, 2015
  • Polluted stormwater runoff is commonly transported through Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s), from which it is often discharged untreated into local waterbodies. To prevent harmful pollutants from being washed or dumped into an MS4, operators must obtain a NPDES permit and develop a stormwater management program.

    Unlicense Updated Feb 17, 2015
  • Public access points are places anyone can visit to swim, hike, paddle or simply enjoy the history and natural beauty of the Chesapeake. Providing access to natural areas helps the public build a connection with the rivers, forests and wildlife of the Bay watershed. The repo contains data on all 1,122 public access sites in the Chesapeake Bay Wa…

    Unlicense Updated Feb 16, 2015
  • The Maryland Reported Sewer Overflow Database contains bypasses, combined sewer overflows (CSOs) and sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) reported to the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) from January 2005 through the most recent update. MDE updates this database regularly. Although MDE requires that all public sewer system owners or opera…

    1 Unlicense Updated Feb 11, 2015
  • The repository contains useful geo-spatial data on state healthy watershed designation for all seven jurisdictions in the Chesapeake Bay.

    Unlicense Updated Jan 22, 2015
  • The following repository contains raster and vector data sets for creating maps of the Chesapeake Bay's bathymetry. Data were obtained from NOAA's Estuarine data center. For more information visit: http://estuarinebathymetry.noaa.gov/welcome.html

    Unlicense Updated Jan 9, 2015
  • The following repository contains Bay-Wide watershed delineation ranging from HUC8 to HUC 12. Data was obtained through the NRCS Geo-Spatial Gateway. All derrivatives (HUC 8 to HUC 12) originated from the National Hydrologic Dataset or NHD. For more information visit: http://datagateway.nrcs.usda.gov/Catalog/ProductDescription/WBD.html

    Unlicense Updated Jan 8, 2015
  • The following repository represents the latest complete and aggregated layer of protected lands in the Chesapeake Bay watershed and intersecting counties as of 2013. It is a combination of multiple state, federal and non-governmental organization sources. Overlapping and duplicate areas have been deleted to address double counting.

    Unlicense Updated Jan 8, 2015
  • The following repository contains Bay-Wide delineation of various jurisdictional, political, and commercial boundaries. For example TIGER line counties, zip codes, states, and political boundaries are all included.

    Unlicense Updated Jan 8, 2015
  • The following repository provides access to a series of curated datasets related to the Chesapeake Bay. Data has been acquired from a variety of public sources for centralization and use.

    Unlicense Updated Jan 7, 2015

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