Chesapeake Bay Airshed Model

The Chesapeake Bay Airshed Model is the air quality model component for the Chesapeake Bay Model that evaluates atmospheric nutrient deposition from power plants and vehicles through a combination of regression techniques.

Chesapeake Bay Program
Model Information
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Spatial Resolution
The model 12-km grid resolution and 36-km grid resolution to determine boundary conditions over North America.
Temporal Resolution
Time step is daily.
Model outputs include nutrient deposition loads to the region.
Intended User
Model Type
air quality
Inclusion of Climate Change
Climate conditions are incorporated though the scenarios developed in the scenario builder.
Geographic Region
Chesapeake Bay
Data Requirements
data provided by the user
Source Code Availability
closed source
Computational Burden
Scenario Modeling
batch mode described
Coding Language
Operating System
not applicable
Mathematical Approach
numerical, simulation
Maintenance Plan
Date of Last Known Update
not available
User Manual
go to documentation at not available