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What is the Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative?

The Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative is a group of leading organizations that provide technical, programmatic, and outreach support in order to integrate volunteer-based water quality and macroinvertebrate monitoring data into the Chesapeake Bay Program partnership.


Why should you get involved?

CMC Monitoring Services

Technical support to establish and maintain a monitoring program

Use of the Chesapeake Data Explorer to store and manage your data

Become a CMC Member today!

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The CMC Data Network

The Chesapeake Data Explorer is the gateway into data collect by the CMC network of monitors. Click the map to access our Data Explorer and explore the efforts of our monitoring community!

The CMC was formed as a partnership between the following organizations: