CRC Activities :: CBOS

The Chesapeake Bay Observing System (CBOS) is a sub-regional component of the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (MACOORA) and the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS).

The goal of CBOS is to provide data, information, and products for coastal marine, bay, estuarine, and associated watershed systems within its geographic boundaries as deemed necessary by users, in a convenient and uniform manner, and in accordance with sound scientific practices. CBOS is to deliver these products by managing and supporting data measurements, transmission, protocols, analysis methods, modeling, and communications in a manner consistent with IOOS DMAC (Data Management and Communications) and other protocols.

CBOS objectives include: