MapShed

MapShed is a watershed model for evaluation of TMDL requirements. Model capabilities include sediment and nutrient transport, pathogen movement, urban water flow interactions, and BMP assessment.

Developer
PSU
Model Information
For more information about this model, go to wikiwatershed.org
Spatial Resolution
Model analysis area is at the watershed scale. Resolution is at the individual BMP level based on the GIS spatial input files provided.
Temporal Resolution
Simulation duration is years.
Outputs
Model outputs include sediment and nutrient fate and transport behavior, visualizations of model results and evaluation of TMDL strategies.
Intended User
practitioner
Model Type
watershed
Inclusion of Climate Change
Climate and weather data are provided as inputs.
Geographic Region
generalized
Data Requirements
some data sets built in
Source Code Availability
open source
Dimensions
2d
Computational Burden
medium
Scenario Modeling
scenarios by hand only
Coding Language
GUI
Operating System
not applicable
Mathematical Approach
numerical, simulation
Maintenance Plan
maintained
Date of Last Known Update
1-Nov-16
User Manual
go to documentation at 3zlpu231e6hebptt888geo1b-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com