A dynamic data visualization tool
MARACOOS OceansMap is a dynamic data visualization tool integrating near real-time observational assets and model forecasts that contribute to ocean monitoring in the Mid-Atlantic region.
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The Chesapeake Bay portal is a version of MARACOOS OceansMap specifically designed for the Chesapeake Bay. In addition to local observations the Chesapeake Bay portal includes data from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources as well as the ChesROMS Hypoxia Model. Developed by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and partners this model predicts when and where low-oxygen or “hypoxic” conditions may form.