VS2DI model used to evaluate groundwater connectivity of wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region, North Dakota

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

A two-dimensional, groundwater flow model (VS2DI) was developed to examine groundwater flow near wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region of North Dakota. Four model domains were created, the first three are hypothetical or idealized and do not relate to an actual location. The fourth domain is a cross section designed to replicate results presented in Winter and Carr (https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/wri8099). The model was used to evaluate conditions suitable for groundwater to flow from a wetland to another body of water. This USGS data release contains all of the input and output files for the simulations described in the associated journal article (https://doi.org/10.1007/s13157-017-0956-7). This data release also includes the VS2DI v1.3 source code.

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Metadata Date March 23, 2018
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2017 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date March 23, 2018
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2017 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: none, Access Constraints: None. Acknowledgement of the U.S. Geological Survey would be appreciated in products derived from this data release.
Bbox East Long -98.468877
Bbox North Lat 47.675332
Bbox South Lat 46.745701
Bbox West Long -99.764237
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Graphic Preview Description Image of the model study area.
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Licence The data have been approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Although the data have been subjected to rigorous review and are substantially complete, the USGS reserves the right to revise the data pursuant to further analysis and review. Furthermore, the data are released on the condition that neither the USGS nor the U.S. Government shall be held liable for any damages resulting from authorized or unauthorized use. Although the data, software, and related material have been processed successfully on a computer system at the USGS, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the display or utility of the data for other purposes, nor on all computer systems, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. The USGS or the U.S. Government shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein. Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
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Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
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Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1900-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2017-01-01

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