1. General Model Information

Name: Interactive simulation of 1-D water movement in soils

Acronym: WATERMOVESOILS


Main medium: terrestrial
Main subject: hydrology
Organization level: ecosystem
Type of model: partial differential equations (finite differences,1D)
Main application:
Keywords: water movement, soil, unsaturated zone, education, richards equation

Contact:

IFAS Software Support
Building 120
Room 203
University of Florida
Gainesville
Fl 32611-0162
Tel: +1 904 392 7853
email:IFAS Software Support

Author(s):

Abstract:

Simulates one-dimensional water movement in soils. It accommodates finite or semi-infinite soil systems, and allows initial and boundary conditions to be specified. The user can also define a soil's hydraulic properties and simulate flow in other soils. Water content and hydraulic conductivity must be provided as functions of the matrix potential. Changes in boundary conditions and output format can be changed at any time during simulations.
Author of the abstract: Centre for Computer-based Learning in Land Use and Environmental Sciences (CLUES)

II. Technical Information

II.1 Executables:

Operating System(s): DOS

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III. Mathematical Information


III.1 Mathematics


III.2 Quantities


III.2.1 Input

III.2.2 Output


IV. References



V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web



VI. Additional remarks


Last review of this document by: T. Gabele: Tue Oct 7 1997
Status of the document:
last modified by Tobias Gabele Wed Aug 21 21:44:52 CEST 2002

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