Chesapeake Bay Program's Scenario Builder

The Chesapeake Bay Program's Scenario Builder allows users to generate management scenarios and input data for the Chesapeake Bay models. It can be used to develop TMDL strategies, BMP implementation and land use scenarios. The Scenario Builder is capable of generating past, present or future scenarios that allow users to evaluate management actions and alternatives.

Chesapeake Bay Program
Model Information
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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.
Model outputs include land use and BMP management scenarios.
Intended User
Model Type
decision making
Inclusion of Climate Change
Climate conditions are explicitly considered through the CAT tool.
Geographic Region
Chesapeake Bay
Data Requirements
data provided by the user
Source Code Availability
closed source
not applicable
Computational Burden
Scenario Modeling
not applicable
Coding Language
Operating System
not applicable
Mathematical Approach
expert elicitation
Maintenance Plan
Date of Last Known Update
not available
User Manual
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