An Integrated Shell (ROSS3) for Transport Modeling, Visualization, and Data Management

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by Keerthisiri S. Angammana, Stanford Univ, Paolo Alto, United States,
Poojitha D. Yapa, (M.ASCE), Stanford Univ, Paolo Alto, United States,
Hung Tao Shen, (M.ASCE), Stanford Univ, Paolo Alto, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: A model shell (ROSS3) which does visualization, data management, and modeling transport of oil and chemical spills in inland waters all within a single integrated unit is presented. Numerous visualization functions are available not only for analysis of results but also for analysis of data that is input to the model. These input data can be active when the model is run so that the results are superimposed on various bathymetry data. The user can combine these functions to debug the model and analyze the results. This approach is much more effective, faster, and convenient than the conventional approach of having a pre-processor, model, and post-processor.

Subject Headings: Data processing | Hazardous materials spills | Hydrologic models | Water pollution | Water quality | Water resources | Imaging techniques | Data collection |

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