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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Eric Swain

Melinda Wolfert

Publication_Date: 2003
Title:
TIME and SICS modeling of surface water and interactions with ground water
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: computer model
Online_Linkage: <http://sofia.usgs.gov/projects/coupling/>
Description:
Abstract:
This project focuses on the implementation, verification, and validation of a system of coupling numerical models to represent the interaction between the ground-water and surface-water systems in the SICS and TIME areas.

In this investigation, multidimensional coupled surface-water/ ground-water models have been developed for the southern Florida wetlands and offshore area. The initial surface-water model, the SICS model, represents the southeast coastal region with the two-dimensional dynamic wave model SWIFT2D. The coupling with the SEAWAT three-dimensional ground-water model allows leakage to be represented with salinity transfer included. In order to represent regional restoration scenarios, the SICS model is to be linked via boundary water levels to the regional South Florida Water Management Model. Uses of this modeling system will include nutrient transport simulations for determining the fate of phosphorous and nitrogen in the coastal wetland system. The same modeling system is in the process of being expanded to the west and north to form the TIME domain. This encompasses more of the structural controls in the area and allows for the representation of Shark Slough flows.

Purpose:
The results of the numerical modeling and scenario testing provide essential information and insight into the flow system and how it responds to the variations in hydrologic input. The computed flows and salinity exchange at the coast are to be used as boundary conditions for circulation models of Florida Bay, which are to be used to assess the effects of systemic changes on biota in the bay. The computed flows also are used to calibrate the regional water management modelís boundary. The nutrient transport simulations will yield information on the effects of various scenarios on nutrient levels in the wetlands and offshore

The objectives of this project are to integrate field process studies, represent relevant factors affecting flow in the coastal Everglades, and test restoration alternatives. Field process studies develop all the major factors that affect flow and transport: evapotranspiration, frictional resistance, topography and more. These are used to construct and test the initial surface-water model. Construction of the ground-water model is also dependent on data collected for aquifer parameters and boundaries. This incremental model development is continued by linkage to regional model output for scenario evaluation and the expansion of the SICS model area to create the TIME domain.

Supplemental_Information:
This project is now part of the SICS and TIME model linkages and development in support of Everglades Restoration
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 200010
Ending_Date: 200609
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -81.555039
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -80.304809
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 25.976713
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 25.026572
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: none
Theme_Keyword: hydrology
Theme_Keyword: Tides and Inflows in the Mangrove Ecotone
Theme_Keyword: groundwater
Theme_Keyword: surface water
Theme_Keyword: TIME
Theme_Keyword: SICS
Theme_Keyword: Southern Inland and Coastal Systems
Theme_Keyword: flow
Theme_Keyword: model
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: environment
Theme_Keyword: inlandWaters
Theme_Keyword: 007
Theme_Keyword: 012
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus:
Department of Commerce, 1995, Countries, Dependencies, Areas of Special Sovereignty, and Their Principal Administrative Divisions, Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 10-4, Washington, DC, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Place_Keyword: United States
Place_Keyword: US
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus:
U.S. Department of Commerce, 1987, Codes for the identification of the States, the District of Columbia and the outlying areas of the United States, and associated areas (Federal Information Processing Standard 5-2): Washington, DC, NIST
Place_Keyword: Florida
Place_Keyword: FL
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus:
Department of Commerce, 1990, Counties and Equivalent Entities of the United States, Its Possessions, and Associated Areas, FIPS 6-3, Washington, DC, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Place_Keyword: Collier County
Place_Keyword: Miami-Dade County
Place_Keyword: Monroe County
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS Geographic Names Information System
Place_Keyword: Everglades National Park
Place_Keyword: Florida Bay
Place_Keyword: Taylor Slough
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: none
Place_Keyword: Central Everglades
Place_Keyword: SW Big Cypress
Place_Keyword: South East Coast
Place_Keyword: Florida Keys
Access_Constraints: none
Use_Constraints: none
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Eric D. Swain
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical
Address: 3110 SW 9th Avenue
City: Ft. Lauderdale
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33315
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 954 377-5925
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 954 377-5901
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: edswain@usgs.gov
Browse_Graphic:
Browse_Graphic_File_Name: <http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2004/3130>
Browse_Graphic_File_Description:
map of southern Florida showing the active model domains of SICS and TIME and the SFWMM grid
Browse_Graphic_File_Type: JPEG
Data_Set_Credit: Project personnel include Chris Langevin
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Swain. E. D
Publication_Date: 1999
Title:
Numerical Representation of Dynamic Flow and Transport at the Everglades/Florida Bay Interface
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: report
Series_Information:
Series_Name:
Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Ecohydraulics
Issue_Identification: none
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: International Association for Hydraulic Research
Online_Linkage: <http://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/papers/numeric/>
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Swain, E. D.

Wolfert, M.

Publication_Date: 2002
Title:
Cooperative linking of numerical models for coastal wetland planning
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: report
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Proceedings
Issue_Identification: Spring Specialty Conference on Coastal Water Resources
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: New Orleans, LA
Publisher: American Water Resources Association
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Swain, E. D.
Publication_Date: 1996
Title:
Modeling the interaction between a dynamic surface and ground-water system
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: report
Series_Information:
Series_Name: EOS Transactions
Issue_Identification: v. 77, no. 46
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Washington, DC
Publisher: American Geophysical Union
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Swain, E. D.

Howie, Barbara; Dixon, Joann

Publication_Date: 1996
Title:
Description and field analysis of a coupled ground-water/surface-water flow model (MODFLOW/BRANCH) with modifications for structures and wetlands in southern Dade County, Florida
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: report
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Water Resources Investigations Report
Issue_Identification: 96-4118
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Reston, VA
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Online_Linkage: <http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/wri/wri964118>
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Swain, Eric D.

Wolfert, Melinda A.; Bales, Jerad D.; Goodwin, Carl R.

Publication_Date: 2003
Title:
Two-dimensional hydrodynamic simulation of surface-water flow and transport to Florida Bay through the Southern Inland and Coastal Systems (SICS)
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: report
Series_Information:
Series_Name: USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report
Issue_Identification: 03-4287
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Tallahassee, FL
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Online_Linkage: <http://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/wri/03-4287>
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Langevin, C. D.

Swain, E.D.; Wolfert, M. A.

Publication_Date: 2004
Title:
Simulaton of integrated surface-water/ground-water flow and salinity for a coastal wetland and adjacent estuary
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: report
Series_Information:
Series_Name: USGS Open-File Report
Issue_Identification: 2004-1097
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Tallahassee, FL
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Online_Linkage: <http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1097>

Data_Quality_Information:
Logical_Consistency_Report: not applicable
Completeness_Report: not available
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The 2-dimensional dynamic wave model SWIFT2D was implemented with modifications to account for evapotranspiration and recharge. Field studies supplied land elevation, vegetative frictional resistance, evapotranspiration parameters, ground-water leakage estimates, and flows for comparison. The model was applied to the SICS area to represent surface-water flow and salinity transport. A more complete representation of the ground water and the ground-water interactions was developed next by adding the SEAWAT code for three-dimensional ground-water flow and salinity transport. The coupling of the two codes was accomplished by making them subroutines of FTLOADDS, a main routine that passed the necessary data between the two models to compute leakage and salinity flux. This resulted in improved SICS model capabilities, especially in representing surface-water salinity. Both the SWIFT2D and the SEAWAT input data for the TIME domain are under separate development. These models will then be coupled using the FTLOADDS code which has been refined for the SICS domain. A linkage of the SICS model which allows the use of boundary conditions generated by the South Florida Water Management Model (SFWMM) is in the process of being created. This linkage allows the examination of various restoration schemes represented in the SFWMM on the SICS area.
Process_Date: 2002
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Fiscal year 2003 will focus primarily on data collection. Scheduled sampling will start with a bimonthly sampling with approximately 50 samples taken per trip around the Taylor Slough area. The schedule will be monthly in the middle of the wet season. The samples will be tested using low-level protocols for: total phosphorus, phosphorous as PO4, total nitrogen, nitrogen as NH3, nitrogen as NO2, and nitrogen as NO2 +NO3. Access to the sites will either be by helicopter, supplied by CERP, or by airboat
Process_Date: 2003
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The last half of FY 2003 will involve an evaluation of the existing SWIFT2D transport of reactive constituents. The nutrient interactions and cycling determined from Everglades studies will be used to develop modifications to the reactive transport algorithm.
Process_Date: 2003
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Production of a users manual on the current version of the SWIFT2D code, including all modifications made for the SICS application, and a journal article on the surface-water/ground-water coupling procedure and application is planned for completion during the first half of FY 2003. In order to present results to the wider scientific community, an article and presentation will be developed for the GEER conference in April 2003. Work on the users manual will continue throughout FY 2003, with a first draft completed by the end of the fiscal year.
Process_Date: 2003
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The previously constructed SWIFT2D surface-water model of the TIME domain and the SEAWAT ground-water model will be used in the coupled model scheme with leakage and salinity transfer. The coupled model will be calibrated using available data (topography, flow, and ground-water data will not be available until later) and the simulation period extended to one year. The objective is to produce a prototype larger domain model that encompasses more of the operational structures and allows for a wider analysis of hydroperiods and flows. Work on the surface-water model of the TIME domain is external to this task and will not be completed until the middle of FY 2003. During the latter half of FY 2003, work begins on coupling this preliminary surface-water model, through the code developed in the SICS area, to the TIME domain ground-water model.
Process_Date: 2004
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The calibration of the leakage interaction and simulation period extension will be initiated in FY 2004.
Process_Date: Unknown
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Work planned for FY 2004:

Nutrient tracking in the TIME/SICS area to develop a data set useful in transport model development. Field sampling of nutrients in Taylor Slough will be carried out to collect data for development of boundary and calibration data in the SICS model.

The documentation of the coupled model will include a Water Resource Investigations Report (WRIR), a journal article describing the FTLOADDS model coupling, a Users Manual for the SWIFT2D model coupling, and an Open-File Report describing the linkage of SICS/TIME with the SWIFT2D 2x2 model.

The linked model will be implemented with a number of restoration scenario outputs from the 2x2 model to represent the effects on water level, flows, and salinity of restoration alterations to the hydrologic system.

Process_Date: Not complete
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Eric D. Swain
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical
Address: 3110 SW 9th Avenue
City: Ft. Lauderdale
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33315
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 954 377-5925
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 954 377-5901
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: edswain@usgs.gov

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Indirect_Spatial_Reference: SICS and TIME areas

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Eric D. Swain
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical
Address: 3110 SW 9th Avenue
City: Ft. Lauderdale
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33315
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 954 377-5925
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 954 377-5901
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: edswain@usgs.gov
Resource_Description: SICS and TIME coupled models
Distribution_Liability: There are no explicit or implicit warrantees for the data.
Standard_Order_Process:
Non-digital_Form: computer model
Fees: none
Ordering_Instructions:
Contact Eric Swain for more information regarding data and the models from this project.

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20070403
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Heather Henkel
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 600 Fourth Street South
City: St. Petersburg
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33701
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 727 803-8747 ext 3028
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 727 803-2030
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: sofia-metadata@usgs.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998

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