A Three-Dimensional Circulation Model for Chesapeake Bay
As part of EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program, a three-dimensional model has been developed to simulate the circulation in Chesapeake Bay and its major tributaries. Known as the Chesapeake Bay Circulation Model (CBCM), it was developed as a management tool, and was designed to be flexible and to interlink in the future with water quality, sedimentation, and perhaps ecosystem models of the Bay.
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