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Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST). 2004. Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation: Challenges and Opportunities for Agriculture. Ames, Iowa: CAST, 120 p.
Devooght, D., R. Caldwell, and J.P. Jewell. 2007. Carbon Sequestration Potential of Urban and Agricultural Best Management Practices. Prepared for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, May 2007. Link to webpage
Energy Information Administration. Updated State-and Regional-level Greenhouse Gas Emission Factors for Electricity. 2002.
http://www.eia.gov/oiaf/1605/whatsnew.html and 2004 Retail electricity sales by state: http://www.eia.gov/state/seds/
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Environmental Protection Agency. 1998. Climate Change and Maryland, Office of Policy, September 1998.
Hilton, T. W., and R.G. Najjar. 2005. Long-term trends in Chesapeake Bay salinity. Abstract of presentation at the 2005 Estuarine Research Federation Meeting. Norfolk, VA.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. 2007. Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis, Summary for Policymakers, Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report.
Johnson, Z.P. 2000. Sea Level Rise Response Strategy for the State of Maryland. Report for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Coastal Zone Management Division. October, 2000.
Matson, P.A. and I. Ortiz-Monasterio. 2003. Nitrogen Cycling and Nitrous Oxide Emissions in Surface Waters and Estuaries of the Yaqui Basin, Mexico: Consequences of Agricultural Fertilization and Development. Research Summary for the Center for Environmental Sciences and Policy, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University.
Papadakis, M. 2006. The Economic Impact of the 2005 Shenandoah River Fish Kill: A Preliminary Assessment. Prepared for the Shenandoah River Fish Kill Task Force July 2006.
Pennsylvania Environment Council. 2007. Pennsylvania Climate Change Road Map. June 2007.
Rygell, L., Yarnal, B., and A. Fisher. 2005. Vulnerability of Hampton Roads, Virginia, to Storm-Surge Flooding and Sea-Level Rise. Center for Integrated Regional Assessment, Pennsylvania State University, January 2005.
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West, T.O. and G. Marland. 2002. A synthesis of carbon sequestration, carbon emissions, and net carbon flux in agriculture: comparing tillage practices in the United States. Agricultural Ecosystems and Environment 91:217-232.
Cover Crop Data: Implementation rates for cover crops were based on most recent data available.
- PA and MD: 2006 data obtained from the state.
- VA: 2005 data from the state.
- WV, DE and NY: 2004 data from the Chesapeake Bay Program.