CSTORM-MS

Coastal Storm Modeling System (CSTORM-MS)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Storm Modeling System (CSTORM-MS) is a system of models intended to support coastal engineering needs. It is capable of simulating real and synthetic coastal storms, including tropical and extra-tropical, wind, wave and water levels, and coastal response.

Developer
USACE
Model Information
For more information about this model, go to www.erdc.usace.army.mil
Spatial Resolution
The spatial resolution is not specified, but assumed to be related to match the ADCIRC grid.
Temporal Resolution
The temporal resolution is unknown.
Outputs
Model outputs include wind, wave and water levels, coastal response, erosion, breaching conditions and sediment transport behavior.
Intended User
practitioner
Model Type
coastal
Inclusion of Climate Change
Climate conditions are incorporated through connections with an atmospheric forcing model (ADCIRC).
Geographic Region
generalized
Data Requirements
data provided by the user
Source Code Availability
closed source
Dimensions
2d, 3d
Computational Burden
not available
Scenario Modeling
unknown
Coding Language
GUI
Operating System
not applicable
Mathematical Approach
numerical
Maintenance Plan
maintained
Date of Last Known Update
21-Nov-12
User Manual
go to documentation at www.erdc.usace.army.mil