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Year 1 Objectives: 1) Calibrate the individual Dermo and MSX disease models for the entire range of Chesapeake Bay, 2) Undertake analysis of disease, oyster and environmental data sets for use in the host-pathogen models, and 3) Develop and calibrate the combined two pathogen-oyster model for Chesapeake and Delaware Bays Year 2 Objectives: 1) Perform site-specific simulations with the two pathogen-oyster model for selected Virginia, Maryland and Delaware sites, 2) Undertake model refinements and additional calibration and verification as needed, 3) Test model robustness by extension to Long Island Sound, NY and northeastern U.S., and 4) Summarize, report and disseminate information on the two pathogen-oyster model and the results of simulations with this model.
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