SCHISM

Semi-implicit Cross-scale Hydroscience Integrated System Model

The Semi-implicit Cross-scale Hydroscience Integrated System Model (SCHISM) is a three-dimensional model that simulates baroclinic and barotropic circulation processes and effects on flow processes for creek to ocean scales.

Developer
VIMS
Model Information
For more information about this model, go to ccrm.vims.edu
Spatial Resolution
The spatial resolution is based on the defined grid. The grid is mixed and composed of triangular or quadrangular cells.
Temporal Resolution
Time step is specified in seconds with 100-400 seconds recommended.
Outputs
Outputs specifics include water quality characteristics.
Intended User
practitioner
Model Type
coastal
Inclusion of Climate Change
Climate parameters can be included through manual adjustment of input parameters.
Geographic Region
generalized
Data Requirements
data provided by the user
Source Code Availability
open source
Dimensions
3d
Computational Burden
high
Scenario Modeling
batch mode likely
Coding Language
C/C++, FORTRAN
Operating System
not applicable
Mathematical Approach
numerical
Maintenance Plan
maintained
Date of Last Known Update
7-Nov-19
User Manual
go to documentation at ccrm.vims.edu