Model:Mixed bedrock-alluvial morphodynamic


Mixed bedrock-alluvial morphodynamic


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Model type Single
Model part of larger framework
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Spatial dimensions 1D
Spatial extent Reach-Scale
Model domain Hydrology
One-line model description Alluvial morphodynamics of bedrock reaches
Extended model description The model is developed to simulate the sediment transport and alluvial morphodynamics of bedrock reaches. It is capable of computing the alluvial cover fraction, the alluvial-bedrock transition and flow hydrodynamics over both bedrock and alluvial reaches. This model is now validated against a set of laboratory experiment. Field scale application of the model can also be done using field parameters.

First name Sadegh
Last name Jafarinik
Type of contact Technical contact
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Town / City Columbia
Postal code 21208
State South Carolina
Country United States
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Supported platforms Windows
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Programming language Fortran90
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Code optimized Single Processor
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Start year development 2018
Does model development still take place? No
If above answer is no, provide end year model development 2019
Code development status As is, no updates are provided
When did you indicate the 'code development status'? 2020
Model availability As code
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Program license type GPL v3
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Pre-processing software needed? No
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Post-processing software needed? No
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Visualization software needed? Yes
If above answer is yes Matlab
Other visualization software Microsoft Excel

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Describe available calibration data sets The model is validated against a set of laboratory experiments that have been performed in a unidirectional flume.
Upload calibration data sets if available: Media:Experimental paper.pdf
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Is there a manual available? Yes
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Sadegh Jafarinik
Nr. of publications: 1
Total citations: 1
h-index: 1
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Nr. of publications: 1
Total citations: 1
h-index: 1

Featured publication(s)YearModel describedType of ReferenceCitations
Jafarinik, S.; Hernández Moreira, R.; Viparelli, E.; 2019-12-01. Alluvial Morphodynamics of Bedrock Reaches Transporting Mixed‐Size Sand. Laboratory Experiments. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 124, 3067–3089. 10.1029/2019JF005058
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2019-12-01Mixed bedrock-alluvial morphodynamic
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