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Updated CE–QUAL–W2 water-quality model for Madison Lake, Minnesota (2014 and 2016)

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
2014-05-15
End Date
2016-11-23

Citation

Smith, E.A., 2019, Updated CE–QUAL–W2 water-quality model for Madison Lake, Minnesota (2014 and 2016): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P92YEVPO.

Summary

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the St. Croix River Research Station – Science Museum of Minnesota, updated a previously developed CE-QUAL-W2 hydrodynamic and water-quality model of Madison Lake, Minnesota (Smith and others, 2017). The previous version partitioned phytoplankton into four general algal communities or groups: (1) Bacillariophyta (diatoms) and Chrysophyta (chrysophytes); (2) Chlorophyta (green algae); (3) Cyanophyta (cyanobacteria); and, (4) Haptophyta and Cryptophyta (flagellates). For the updated model, the Cyanophyta group (originally referred to as blue-green algae) has been divided into two groups: a nitrogen-fixing Cyanophyta group, generally representative of Anabaena, Dolichospermum, and [...]

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Erik A Smith
Originator :
Erik A Smith
Metadata Contact :
Erik A Smith
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Data Owner :
Upper Midwest Water Science Center
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
Upper Midwest Water Science Center
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources

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MadisonLake_2016.zip 5.87 MB
MadisonLakeCEQUALW2.xml
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modelgeoref.txt 1.16 KB
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Material Request Instructions

The CE-QUAL-W2 model is available for free from Portland State University (http://www.ce.pdx.edu/w2/). Several versions of the model are available; the version used for this model was version 4.0 (April 17, 2017). To ensure the same results, please use the same model version.

Purpose

This model was created to simulate water-quality for Madison Lake, Minnesota, in particular revise the original Madison Lake, Minnesota CE-QUAL-W2 model (Smith and others, 2017). The model updates to the input and output files included in this data release are documented in U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2019-5124 (https://doi.org/10.3133/sir20195124).
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