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Branched Lagrangian Transport Model
Entry ID: USGS_BLTM
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Summary
Abstract: The Branched Lagrangian Transport Model (BLTM) has received wide use within the U.S. Geological Survey over the past 10 years. This report documents the enhancements and modifications that have been made to this modeling system since it was first introduced. The programs in the modeling system are arranged into five levels-programs to generate time-series of meteorological data (EQULTMP, SOLAR), programs to process time-series data (INTRP, MRG), programs to build input files for transport model (BBLTM, BQUAL2E), the model with defined reaction kinetics (BLTM, QUAL2E), and post processor plotting programs (CTPLT, CXPLT). An example application is presented to illustrate how the modeling system can be used to simulate 10 water-quality constituents in the Chattahoochee River below Atlanta, Georgia.

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Service Citation
Originators: Schoellhamer, D.H., and Jobson, H.E.
Title: Branched Lagrangian Transport Model
Provider: U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://water.usgs.gov/software/BLTM/
ISO Topic Category
OCEANS
Service Provider
Office of Surface Water, Water Resource Division, USGS, U.S. Department of the Interior

Service Provider Personnel
Name: WATER RESOURCES U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Email: h2osoft at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S.G.S.
Hydrologic Analysis Software Support Program
437 National Center
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
WATER RESOURCES U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: h2osoft at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S.G.S.
Hydrologic Analysis Software Support Program
437 National Center
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA

TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2008-05-19
SERF Last Revision Date: 2011-12-13
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