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Maritime Planning Associates

MPA is a Veteran Owned Small Business focused on developing products and services that bridge the gap between analytics and operations in aquatic environments. With specific expertise in three key areas:

  • Modeling and Simulation

  • Environmental Data Science

  • Full-Stack Software Development

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MPA Tides for Garmin

Our tide tool is now available for the Garmin fenix and quatix devices. Allowing you to get high and low tides from all NOAA tide stations on your wrist.

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Notable Works



SHARC is a rapid modeling and analysis tool designed to predict the aquatic fate and transport of hazardous releases of materials such as:

  • oils

  • toxic industrial materials

  • pathogens

  • pesticides

  • radiological materials

  • chemical warfare agents

  • biological warfare agents

SHARC is the Waterborne Hazard Model of Record at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.


Technical Reachback

MPA supports the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and the Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center by providing:

  • hazard modeling support

  • CBRNE subject matter expertise

  • operational planning

  • exercise development and facilitation

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Advanced Mission Planning System

A multi-domain, multi-echelon mission planning, execution monitoring, replanning and tracking system.

MPA provides all weather and oceanographic data feeds, atmospheric sensor performance modeling and maritime AI/ML modules.

Clients: Ideal Aerosmith, Progeny Systems and Naval Special Warfare Development Group

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Joint Effects Model

JEM is a web-based software application that supplies the Department of Defense with the one and only accredited tool to effectively model and simulate the effects of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) weapon strikes and incidents.

MPA performed the roles of:

  • full-stack software system integrator

  • CBRNE hazard assessment subject-matter experts

  • lead integrator/developer for critical subcomponents such as: Meteorological Processing, Radiological Transport, Nuclear Facility Accident, Radiological Weapon and Waterborne Transport

Clients: General Dynamics Information Technology and JPEO-CBRND

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SHARC/JEM2 Integration

MPA Integrated the data architecture and modeling capability of SHARC into the JEM2 Program of Record.

Providing a first of its kind waterborne modeling capability for chemical warfare agents, radiological and toxic industrial materials in all nearshore waters of the Continental United States.

Clients: General Dynamics Information Technology and JPEO-CBRND

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Software Architecture/Development


Aquatic/Atmospheric Chemistry



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