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07/20/09 Aerial Update - Lower Bay

July 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Bob Orth, VIMS
Greetings SAV friends and colleagues! I hope you are all having a good and productive summer.
The 2009 SAV annual monitoring began in late May. We were quite successful in getting excellent imagery of the SAV beds along the eastern shore bayside from just below Cape Charles up to and including Bloodsworth Island. [...]

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09/09/08 Aerial Update

September 9th, 2008 · No Comments

JAMES RIVER UPPER MAINSTEM (CB Segments JMSTF, JMSOH, APPTF, CHKOH)
(Flight lines 154A, B, 158A, B, 159A, B, 162, 163, 164; flown Aug. 18, 19; Quads 125, 126, 135, 136, 204 and 207).
SAV remains absent along the mainstem James from below the mouth of the Chickahominy River to Richmond.  However, we have again noted SAV in [...]

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07/08/08 Aerial Update, Eastern and Western shores

July 8th, 2008 · No Comments

Bob Orth, VIMS
Greetings SAV friends and colleagues!
The 2008 SAV annual monitoring is in full swing and we have made significant progress in acquiring the imagery for the lower and middle portions of the bay as well as the coastal bays. These surveys cover those parts of the bay dominated by eelgrass and widgeongrass. This has [...]

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