Archive for May, 2008

CCMP Newsletter, June 2008 (Vol. 1, Issue 2)

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

The CCMP Newsletter for June, 2008 has been released. This issue contains many exciting news items, including a summary of the Chesapeake Modeling Symposium ’08. A list of items discussed can be found below:

1. CheMS’08
2. CCMP News in brief
3. News from other communities
4. Open Source on the March
5. Featured Blog Question: How can we improve the CCMP newsletter?
6. CCMP membership
7. Featured Modeler: Doug Wilson
8. Featured Model: ChesROMS
9. Announcement: Job Opportunities at NOAA & USACE

To view this issue of the newsletter in full, please click here.

How can we improve the CCMP Newsletter?

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

We would love to hear some community feedback to help us improve this newsletter and make it more useful. What other content would you like to see? How can we improve the format? What you like and what you don’t like? Should we send this out at all?

Your thoughts? Please share them with the community by leaving a comment via the “comment” link below.

CheMS’08 Presentations Available Online

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

You can now access all of the posters, presentations, and papers that were submitted or presented at CheMS’08 (May 12-14 in Annapolis).  This collection of work represents a great amount of effort and preparation from various attendees and plenary speakers.  The presentations are grouped by workshop.  Plenary talks (opening and closing) are also available.

To view these files, please visit the CheMS Presentations page.

ChesROMS Installation Video Walkthrough

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Interested in installing the ChesROMS model? You are in luck: Wen Long (UMCES/HPL) has created various video walkthroughs to guide you through the installation process. These were created in preparation for the Chesapeake Modeling Symposium 2008 (May 12-14). The guide can be accessed through the following links:

Note: If your media player does not properly play the movies, the VLC movie player is the recommended alternative. VLC Media player is available for free for Windows, Linux, and Mac at