Chesapeake Bay Estuary Model

The Chesapeake Bay Estuary Model is a hydrodynamic and water quality model of the Chesapeake Bay estuary designed to predict water temperature, wave movement, sediment transport, and algal bloom formation, among others.

Developer
Chesapeake Bay Program
Model Information
For more information about this model, go to www.chesapeakebay.net
Spatial Resolution
The spatial resolution has an average segment size 66 square miles with a variable grid size.
Temporal Resolution
Time step are 15-minute. Output is recorded as seasonal or annual averages.
Outputs
Model outputs include wave model dynamics and water temperature.
Intended User
practitioner
Model Type
coastal
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
Dimensions
3d
Computational Burden
high
Scenario Modeling
batch mode described
Coding Language
unknown
Operating System
not applicable
Mathematical Approach
simulation, spatial analysis
Maintenance Plan
maintained
Date of Last Known Update
1-Jan-10
User Manual
Documentation link not available