TABLE OF CONTENTS

FOREWORD                 

1 INTRODUCTION

2 DSM2 SCHEMATIC VIEWING PROGRAM
2.1 Introduction
2.2 DSVP Input Files
2.2.1  DSM2 Input Files
2.2.2  DSM2 Output Files
2.2.3  Coordinate Data: .xy
2.3 Using the DSVP
2.3.1  General Description
2.3.1.1   The Load Data Panel
2.3.1.2   The Edit Data Panel
2.3.1.3   The Display Panel
2.3.1.4   The Legend Panel
2.3.1.5   The Options Panel
2.3.2  Loading Files
2.3.3  Updating the Display
2.3.4  Channel Select
2.3.5  Quick Find
2.3.6  Zooming
2.3.7  Polygon Selection and Editing
2.3.8  Loading and Selecting Data Types
2.3.9  Viewing Time Series Data
2.3.10  The Legend
2.3.11  Changing Display Options
2.4 Current Directions

3 DSM2 SAN JOAQUIN RIVER BOUNDARY EXTENSION
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Model Development
3.3 Pre-Calibration Model Runs
3.4 Future Directions

4 VPLOTTER
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Installing VPlotter
4.3 Using VPlotter
4.4 References

5 DSM2 PARTICLE TRACKING MODEL DEVELOPMENT
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Background
5.2.1 History
5.2.2 Overview of Model
5.3 Particle Movement
5.3.1  Longitudinal Movement
5.3.1.1   Transverse Velocity Profile
5.3.1.2   Vertical Velocity Profile
5.3.2  Transverse Movement
5.3.3  Vertical Movement
5.4 Capabilities
5.5 Behaviors
5.5.1  Life Stage or Phase
5.5.2  Development Time
5.5.3  Fall Velocity
5.5.4  Mortality Rate
5.5.5  Vertical Positioning
5.6 Behaviors in Progress
5.6.1  Transverse Positioning
5.6.2  Flow Positioning
5.6.3  Quality
5.7 Graphical User Interface
5.7.1  Main Frame
5.7.2  Physical Definitions
5.7.3  Channel Positioning
5.7.4  Future Graphical User Interface
5.8 Additional PTM Enhancements
5.8.1  Channel Groups
5.8.2  Scalar Flags

6 EFFECTS OF SALINITY-INDUCED DENSITY VARIATION ON DSM2 HYDRODYNAMICS
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Methods
6.3 Results
6.4 Conclusions
6.5 Reference

7 ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Different Node Structures
7.3 Perturbation of Inputs
7.4 Example of Using the ANN to Forecast Martinez Salinity
7.5 Conglomeration of Scripts
7.6 Reference

8 FILLING IN AND FORECASTING DSM2 TIDAL BOUNDARY STAGE
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Data and Preliminary Observations
8.3 VAR Tide Residue Model
8.3.1  Background in Linear Tide Models
8.3.2  Vector Autoregressive Model
8.3.3  Missing Data
8.3.4  Diagnostics
8.3.5  Tide Series Reconstruction and Interpolation
8.4 Applications
8.4.1  Prediction
8.4.2  Filling missing records
8.5 Discussion
8.5.1  Atmospheric Events
8.5.2  14-day Cycling
8.6 Conclusions
8.7 Reference

9 DISSOLVED OXYGEN MODELING USING DSM2-QUAL
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Data Requirements
9.3 Comparison of DO at Mossdale & Stockton
9.4 Calibration and Validation of DO
9.5 Future Directions
9.6 References

10 DSM2 CALIBRATION
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Calibration
10.2.1  HYDRO
10.2.2  QUAL

11 DSM2-QUAL INITIALIZATION
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Transport in QUAL
11.3 Sources of Error
11.3.1  Initial Conditions
11.3.2  Boundary Conditions
11.3.3  Model Error
11.4 Initialization Strategies
11.4.1  Cold Start with Long Spin-Up
11.4.2  Snapshot Initialization
11.4.2.1   Patch Schemes
11.4.2.2   Higher Order Splines
11.4.2.3   Physical "Smoothing"
11.4.3  Optimized Initial Condition
11.4.4  Recursive Data Assimilation
11.5 Initial Condition Optimization
11.5.1  Introduction and Formulation
11.5.2  Monotonicity Constraints
11.5.3  Stability Constraints
11.5.4  Formulation Flexibility
11.5.5  Efficient Computation and Choosing Patch Size
11.5.6  Modifications and Extensions
11.5.6.1   Basic Solutions
11.5.6.2   Filtered Values
11.5.6.3   Monitoring Networks
11.6 Modifications and Extensions
11.7 Conclusions
11.8 Reference

FOREWORD

This is the twenty-first annual progress report of the California Department of Water Resources' San Francisco Bay-Delta Evaluation Program, which is carried out by the Delta Modeling Section.  It documents progress in the development and enhancement of the Delta Modeling Section's computer models and reports the latest findings of studies conducted as part of the program.  This report was compiled by Michael Mierzwa under the direction of Paul Hutton, program manager for the Bay-Delta Evaluation Program.

For more information contact:

Paul Hutton Michael Mierzwa
(916) 653-5601 (916) 653-9794

Editor: Michael Mierzwa

Last revised: 2001-09-28

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