Statistical Hypoxia Models & Forecast in the Gulf of Mexico & Chesapeake Bay

Statistical Hypoxia Models & Forecast in the Gulf of Mexico & Chesapeake Bay

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) in collaboration with the University of Michigan and funded by NOAA will produce a summer dissolved oxygen forecast for Chesapeake Bay. An annual anoxia forecast will be produced for two periods (early and late summer) and a hypoxia forecast will be produced for the month of July. The results of this forecast will be published on an interactive website and included in a press release. A website will be maintained with communication tools to interpret and illustrate the expected outcomes of the forecast. Additionally, we will participate in the production of a report by summarizing the methodology for calculating the forecasted anoxic volumes.

 

Key Personnel

Caroline Donovan
Program Manager
Heath Kelsey
Program Director

Timeframe

  • Start: 2010-01-01
  • Finish: 2017-08-31
  • Duration: 7 years, 7 months