SMS:Model Specific Coverages

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Specific model coverage can be selected by right-clicking on the Map Data Map Folder.svg item in the Project Explorer and selecting Type | Models followed by selecting the model coverage; or by right-clicking on the Map Data Map Folder.svg item and selecting New Coverage command followed by using the New Coverage dialog.

The following model specific coverages are available:

  • ADCIRC – Used to build a conceptual model of an ADCIRC project.
    • Boundary Conditions
    • Recording Stations
    • Pipes
    • Wind Stations
  • ADH – Has two coverage options.
    • ADH – Used to build a conceptual model of an ADH project.
    • Vessel – Used to add vessels to the simulation and give them paths to follow.
  • BOUSS2D – Used to build feature objects and parameters for a BOUSS-2D model simulation.
    • Damping – Used to create arcs with damping attributes.
    • Porosity – Used to create arcs with porosity attributes.
    • Roughness – Uses polygons to define the varying roughness.
    • Wavemaker – Used to create arcs that define wave parameters.
  • BOUSS Runup/Overtopping – Uses multiple coverages to create the Runup/Overtopping model simulation. The coverages are:
    • Probes – Used to create feature objects for probes.
    • Damping – Used to create arcs with damping attributes.
    • Porosity – Used to create arcs with porosity attributes.
    • Roughness – Uses polygons to define the varying roughness.
    • Transects – Used to create arcs to represent the 1-d grid used for a run-up simulation.
    • Wavemaker – Used to create arcs that define wave parameters.
  • CGWAVE – Used to build a conceptual model of a CGWAVE project.
  • CMS-Flow – Utilize two different coverage types.
    • Boundary Conditions – Used to create the computational domain (or grid).
    • Save Points – Used to define special output locations from the computation.
  • CMS-Wave – Used to build a conceptual model of a CMS-Wave project.
  • EFDC – Used to create curvilinear grids for use with the EFDC model (EFDC grid format).
  • ESMF – Used to couple ADCIRC and STWAVE models.
  • FESWMS – Used to build a conceptual model of a FESWMS project.
  • GenCade – Used to build a conceptual model of a GenCade project.
  • Generic Model Coverage
  • PTM – Allows simulating particle transport processes.
  • SED-ZLJ – Sediment model used with the EFDC coverage.
  • SRH-2D – Uses multiple coverages to create the SRH-2D model simulation. The coverages are:
    • Boundary Conditions – Used to create boundary conditions for hydraulic computation.
    • Obstructions – Used to create feature objects that represent obstructions, such as bank protrusions and boulder clusters.
    • Monitor Points – Used to gather specific information for that location at all time steps.
    • Materials – Allows creating material zones specific to the SRH-2D model.
  • STWAVE – Used to create an STWAVE project.
    • Monitoring Cells
    • Nesting Points
  • TABS (RMA2/RMA4) – Used to build a conceptual model for a RMA2 or RMA4 project.
  • TUFLOW Coverages – Used to create feature objects for a TUFLOW simulation. Includes several coverages.
    • 1D Cross Sections – Used to define open channel cross section data for 1D networks.
    • 1D Networks – Used to create channels and nodes for a 1D domain.
    • 1D Water Level Lines – Define the locations where 1D solutions will be written as 2D output.
    • 1D Water Level Points – Used in conjunction with water level lines to guide TUFLOW on creating 2D output for 1D networks.
    • 1D/2D BCs and Links – Used to specify cell code (active/inactive) areas of the 2D model domain.
    • 1D/2D Connections – Used with the 2D BC coverage to link 2D and 1D domains.
    • 2D Flow Constriction Shapes – Used to define flow constrictions in TUFLOW.
    • 2D Flow Constriction (cell based)
    • 2D Grid Extents – Used to create TUFLOW grids.
    • 2D Materials – Used to assign material data for use in the TUFLOW simulation.
    • 2D Miscellaneous (FLC, WRF, IWL, SRF, and AD)
    • 2D Z Lines (advanced) – Modifies geometry through time to simulate levee failures or other changes to elevation data within the model run.
    • 2D Z Lines/Polygons (simple) – Used as geometry modifications and force grid elevation values using arcs or polygons.
    • 2D/2D Linkages – Used to setup TUFLOW to use multiple 2D domains.
  • WAM – Used to build a conceptual model of a WAM project.
  • Wind – Represents a storm as an arc or series of arcs that follow the storm track and define the storm attributes at the nodes along the arc.
    • Holland/PBL – Used to create a storm track for a PBL project for use in ADCIRC.
    • Synthetic Storm – Provides a mechanism for creating a PBL coverage based upon user specified parameters.


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