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Title: Particle tracking model data analysis tools - Part 1 : capabilities in SMS
Authors: Dredging Operations and Environmental Research Program (U.S.)
Brigham Young University.
Aquaveo, LLC.
Demirbilek, Zeki.
Lackey, Tahirih C.
Zundel, Alan K.
Keywords: Surface Modeling System
Surface-water Modeling System
Particle Tracking Model
Computer programs
Dredging Operations and Environmental Research Program
Publisher: Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: ERDC TN-DOER ; D15
Description: Dredging Operations and Environmental Research Technical Note
Purpose: This document describes new analysis methods and tools added to the Surface Water Modeling System (SMS) to facilitate interpreting, understanding and applying the output from the Particle Tracking Model (PTM) in project applications. These tools convert the Lagrangian pathways to Eulerian datasets at specific locations. This Technical Note describes the new tools and associated analysis methods used to perform these conversions, while the Part 2 companion Technical Note (Demirbilek et al. 2012) provides an example application to demonstrate the use of these tools to determine the fate of sediment resuspended during a dredging operation and deposition and suspended sediment concentration in environmentally sensitive areas.
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