Chesapeake Bay Program Office
Dr. Richard Tian is engaged in our modeling effort related to restoration of the Chesapeake Bay. Richard moved with his wife and daughter from Massachusetts, where he worked with the University of Massachusetts and Harvard University. He has experience in coupled physico-biological and water quality model development and application. He was the lead scientist in developing the generalized biological model (GBM) coupled with both Harvard Ocean Prediction System (HOPS) and Finite-Volume Coastal Ocean Model (FVCOM). He looks forward to striving toward best management practice and restoration.