SWB

Soil Water Balance

Soil Water Balance (SWB) is a groundwater model designed to simulate the spatial and temporal changes in groundwater recharge for a specific region.

Developer
University of Wisconsin
Model Information
For more information about this model, go to www.usgs.gov
Spatial Resolution
The variable spatial grid define by the GIS layers used.
Temporal Resolution
Daily time steps are used in the model. Simulation durations are on the order of years.
Outputs
Model outputs include spatial distribution of groundwater recharged expected.
Intended User
practitioner
Model Type
groundwater
Inclusion of Climate Change
Climate conditions are incorporated through specific climate data inputs.
Geographic Region
generalized
Data Requirements
some data sets built in
Source Code Availability
open source
Dimensions
3d
Computational Burden
medium
Scenario Modeling
batch mode likely
Coding Language
FORTRAN
Operating System
not applicable
Mathematical Approach
deterministic
Maintenance Plan
maintained
Date of Last Known Update
14-Mar-12
User Manual
Documentation link not available