Modifications made to ModelMuse to add support for the Saturated-Unsaturated Transport model (SUTRA)

Techniques and Methods 6-A49
This report is Chapter 49 of Section A: Ground water in Book 6 Modeling Techniques. This Techniques and Methods report supplements USGS Techniques and Methods 6-A29.
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This report (1) describes modifications to ModelMuse,as described in U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Techniques and Methods (TM) 6–A29 (Winston, 2009), to add support for the Saturated-Unsaturated Transport model (SUTRA) (Voss and Provost, 2002; version of September 22, 2010) and (2) supplements USGS TM 6–A29. Modifications include changes to the main ModelMuse window where the model is designed, addition of methods for generating a finite-element mesh suitable for SUTRA, defining how some functions shouldapply when using a finite-element mesh rather than a finite-difference grid (as originally programmed in ModelMuse), and applying spatial interpolation to angles. In addition, the report describes ways of handling objects on the front view of the model and displaying data. A tabulation contains a summary of the new or modified dialog boxes.
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Modifications made to ModelMuse to add support for the Saturated-Unsaturated Transport model (SUTRA)
Series title Techniques and Methods
Series number 6-A49
DOI 10.3133/tm6A49
Year Published 2014
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) National Research Program
Description iii, 6 p.
Larger Work Type Report
Larger Work Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Larger Work Title Section A: Ground water in Book 6 Modeling Techniques
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