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All Topics | Topic "WEAP-MODFLOW tool "LinkKitchen 2.0" released on http://www.bgr.bund.de/IWRM-DSS"
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Jobst Massmann

Subject: WEAP-MODFLOW tool "LinkKitchen 2.0" released on http://www.bgr.bund.de/IWRM-DSS   
Posted: 2/5/2014 Viewed: 12777 times
Dear WEAP-MODFLOW friends,

the free tool "LinkKitchen" has been updated!

http://www.bgr.bund.de/IWRM-DSS

LinkKitchen can originally be used to setup the linkage between WEAP and an existing MODFLOW model.
Very often it happens that it is asked for a groundwater flow model for an existing WEAP-area. LinkKitchen can assists the groundwater modeler in the setup of a MODFLOW model. The idea behind that functionality is to use the outcomes and calibration of an existing WEAP model and let LinkKitchen
prepare a set of files that may directly be used by MODFLOW pre-processor software like GMS. The datasets of interest are the groundwater abstraction from wells and the recharge to groundwater, spatially defined by
certain zones.

New features of LinkKitchen 2.0:
- attribute new shapefiles with the names defined in WEAP elements
- export time series in an ASCII format readable by GMS (abstraction and recharge)
- Export WEAP-MODFLOW results to ESRI shape file (Head, Recharge, Wells, Drains, Rivers)
- Display and export WEAP-MODFLOW water budget and convergence

Features of LinkKitchen:
- Read and display WEAP elements directly from existing WEAP areas
- Read and display MODFLOW model
- Read and display ESRI shape files
- Attributing shapefiles to WEAP nodes
- Creating linkage shape file (WEAP-MODFLOW)
- Updating WEAP parameters
- Wizard for creating the Flow-Stage-Width curve for rivers

The new development has been done by Markus Huber, geo:tool, and funded by the BGR (German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources).

Please visit http://www.bgr.bund.de/IWRM-DSS for free download and further information on WEAP-MODFLOW.

Let us now your opinion and experience!
Topic "WEAP-MODFLOW tool "LinkKitchen 2.0" released on http://www.bgr.bund.de/IWRM-DSS"