CCMP (Chesapeake Community Modeling Program) is now accepting presentations and posters abstracts for the 2022 Chesapeake Community Research Symposium! It is our sincere hope that you will consider submitting an abstract for one or more of the sessions listed below.

  • Session 1: Community Science for Community Research: How can volunteers contribute to monitoring progress towards the restoration of Chesapeake Bay?
  • Session 2: Water-quality patterns and trends in the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed: Integrated monitoring, modeling, and science communication approaches to advance science and inform management
  • Session 3: Assessing the multiple stressors affecting fish health within the Chesapeake Bay watershed
  • Session 4: Leveraging a Comparative Approach in the Baltic Sea and Chesapeake Bay to Inform Restoration
  • Session 5: The roles of physical transport in estuarine biogeochemical processes and the bay resilience and restoration¬†
  • Session 6: Application of molecular biology, genomics, and metagenomics to understand biological processes and ecological interactions in the Chesapeake Bay
  • Session 7: Strategic Science and Research Framework: Expanding science capacity through academic institutions
  • Session 8: Advancements in Integration and Data Validation of Models using Remote Sensing, Sensors, and Citizen Science
  • Session 9: New Advances in Toxic Contaminant Science for the Chesapeake Bay
  • Session 10: Humans and the Environment
  • Session 11: The Challenge and Promise of Scale: Hi-Res Data, Monitoring, Modeling, and Statistical Analyses for Next Generation Management Models
  • Session 12: Tributary-scale processes
  • Session 13: Consequences of climate change and associated extreme events in the Chesapeake Bay
  • Session 14: Evolving Breadth within the Environmental Workforce: Problems, Programs, and Challenges
  • Session 15: Environmental stressors impeding restoration in the Chesapeake Bay: Harmful Algal Blooms, Ocean Acidification, hypoxia, coastal flooding, and more
  • Session 16: Quantifying living resource responses to water quality and habitat: assessing restoration in a complex world
  • Session 17: General: Estuarine and Watershed Processes
  • Session 18: Poster Session

The deadline for submitting abstracts is March 30, 2022. Please go here to submit an abstract to a session. Abstract authors will be notified of acceptance in April 2022.

The Chesapeake Community Research Symposium 2022 will take place both in-person at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland and virtually through Zoom from June 6-8. Cost and registration will be announced soon! If you have any questions, please contact me at