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MODFLOW

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Modeling Complex Stratigraphy with MODFLOW-USG MODFLOW-USG supports a wide variety of structured and unstructured grid types. GMS has tools to create unstructured grids from complex subsurface data. 01:46
USG Regional to Local Model Conversion This video shows how to create a MODFLOW-USG model with a locally refined area. 02:09
Save MODFLOW Text Files GMS uses a modified version of MODFLOW that will read data stored in HDF5 files. HDF5 files are binary files that are much faster to read and write than native text MODFLOW files. However, if you need to give your MODFLOW simulation to someone that is not using GMS or you are archiving your model and want to save it in native MODFLOW text format you can do this quickly and easily in GMS. 01:38
Quadtree Unstructured Grids for MODFLOW-USG This video gives an overview of how easy it is in GMS to create a MODFLOW-USG model using a quadtree type grid. 02:09
Quadtree Unstructured Grid Tutorial This video shows how to create a MODFLOW-USG simulation with a Quadtree type grid. 03:44
Unstructured Grid Creation GMS version 10.0 support a new type of unstructured grid (UGrid) object. 02:59
Converting a MODFLOW model to MODFLOW-USG GMS versions 10.0 and higher support unstructured grids and MODFLOW-USG. This video shows how to convert MODFLOW models to MODFLOW-USG. 01:54
MODFLOW-LGR GMS now supports local grid refinement with MODFLOW-LGR 01:59
Regional to Local Model Conversion With GMS, it's easy to use the solution from a regional MODFLOW model to define boundary conditions on a local model. 06:23
USGS ZONEBUDGET Utility With GMS it's easy to utilize the USGS ZONEBUDGET Utility to read cell to cell flow data produced by MODFLOW and calculate water budgets for subregions of a modeled area. 07:36
MODFLOW Stochastic Modeling GMS includes stochastic tools to let you easily generate a number of equally probably models by randomly varying input parameters. 05:29
GMS Interpolating Layer Data MODFLOW array data such as layer elevations, starting heads and hydraulic conductivity can be defined by interpolating from 2D scatter points. 05:54
MODFLOW Flow Observation Tools GMS has unparalleled tools for working with flow observations. This video demonstration shows how to link GIS features to MODFLOW computed flows. 06:12
MODFLOW Stream Packages GMS supports the MODFLOW stream packages including the STR and SFR packages. With GMS, it's easy to import or digitize a stream network for a MODFLOW model. 03:34
MODFLOW Flow Budgets GMS has user-friendly tools for examining the water budget in a MODFLOW model. 05:24
Import Native MODFLOW Files With GMS, it's easy to import native MODFLOW files and MODFLOW files generated by other software programs. 04:18
MODFLOW Grid Approach With GMS, it's easy to build MODFLOW models using the grid approach! 04:15
MODFLOW Conceptual Model Approach With GMS, it's easy to create MODFLOW models using the Conceptual Modeling Approach. 05:14
Import MODFLOW files How to import MODFLOW files into the Groundwater Modeling System. 04:27

MODFLOW-USG

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Modeling Complex Stratigraphy with MODFLOW-USG MODFLOW-USG supports a wide variety of structured and unstructured grid types. GMS has tools to create unstructured grids from complex subsurface data. 01:46
USG Regional to Local Model Conversion This video shows how to create a MODFLOW-USG model with a locally refined area. 02:09
Quadtree Unstructured Grids for MODFLOW-USG This video gives an overview of how easy it is in GMS to create a MODFLOW-USG model using a quadtree type grid. 02:09
Quadtree Unstructured Grid Tutorial This video shows how to create a MODFLOW-USG simulation with a Quadtree type grid. 03:44
Unstructured Grid Creation GMS version 10.0 support a new type of unstructured grid (UGrid) object. 02:59
Converting a MODFLOW model to MODFLOW-USG GMS versions 10.0 and higher support unstructured grids and MODFLOW-USG. This video shows how to convert MODFLOW models to MODFLOW-USG. 01:54

MODPATH

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MODPATH Interface With GMS, it's easy to use MODPATH, a particle tracking code developed by the US Geological Survey. MODPATH tracks the trajectory of a set of particles from defined starting locations using a MODFLOW model solution as the flow field. 04:39

MT3D

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Simulating Heat Transport with MT3DMS This video demonstrates how to perform a heat transport simulation using MT3DMS. 07:12

PEST

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Calibration using Pilot Points This video demonstrates how to calibrate a MODFLOW model using PEST and Pilot Points. 06:36
Automated Parameter Estimation with PEST With the Groundwater Modeling System (GMS), it's easy to use the PEST utility for automatic parameter estimation and calibration of MODFLOW models. 04:31
Parallel PEST, SVD, & SVD-Assist Groundwater Modeling System v7.1 New Feature Spotlight: Parallel PEST, SVD, & SVD-Assist. 06:35

SEAWAT

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Seawat Animation Sample An animation of a Seawat model created with the Groundwater Modeling System (GMS) from Aquaveo. The model is a simple testcase demonstrating saline water. 00:10

General

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Print Layout Editor GMS version 10.1 introduces a new Layout tool, which provides a mechanism for quickly preparing figures for reports. Layout templates can be created and used across multiple projects. 03:12
FEFLOW Mesh Support GMS supports importing and exporting FEFLOW meshes. 02:05
Accessing Online Maps With GMS and an internet connection, you can download free image data such as maps and aerial photos into your GMS projects. 01:09
Advanced Contour Options One of the most common and effective ways to visualize scalar data is with contours. GMS has a very powerful suite of contouring options. 06:48
Creating Animations GMS supports the creation of videos that can be used to present model data outside of GMS. Animations can be created to visualize transient data, particle tracking, cross sections, and iso-surfaces. Animations can also be created with moving views. 04:00
Text Import Wizard The text import wizard in GMS can be used to import data from a large variety of sources. 03:56
Working with Background Images GMS includes powerful and use-friendly tools to display images and texture maps with a groundwater model. 07:01
Printing and Exporting Within GMS, there are several options for exporting and preparing data for reports. Printing, screen capture, and exporting to Google Earth are demonstrated. 02:49
Creating 3D Grids GMS provides several options for creating 3D grids. With GMS, it's easy to create 3D grids for use with MODFLOW models 03:34

Stratigraphy

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Working with Borehole Data With GMS, it's easy to create solids and cross sections from borehole data. 02:30

Geostatistics

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Geostatistics 2D & 3D GMS supports several 2D and 3D interpolation methods. With GMS, it's easy to import and create points that can be used for interpolation to grids. 03:19

What's New

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What's New in v10.1 GMS v10.1 includes several new enhancements, including new MODFLOW-USG features, SWI package support, and management tools for unsupported MODFLOW packages. More information about all of the new features in GMS v10.1 can be found here: http://www.aquaveo.com/software/gms-whatsnew Download a free trial of GMS here: http://www.aquaveo.com/downloads?tab=1#TabbedPanels 03:11
What's New in Version 10.0 GMS v10.0 includes many new features such as: Support for MODFLOW-USG A New Unstructures Grid Module Improved Native MODFLOW text output The Selection Echo Window Improved Plot Axes ...and many more: http://www.xmswiki.com/xms/GMS:What%27s_New_in_GMS_10.0 01:29
What's New in 9.2 See the full list of what's new in GMS v9.2 at http://aquaveo.com/software/gms-whatsnew 02:33
What's New in 9.1 Demonstration of the new features in the release of the Groundwater Modeling System (GMS) version 9.1 01:39

Miscellaneous

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Learning Resources for GMS A number of resources are available to help with learning to use GMS. Resources include online help, instructional videos, tutorials, user forums, technical support, training courses, and custom training and consulting options. 03:42
Webinar July 2011 July 2011 recorded webinar highlighting new features in GMS v8. 39:46
Free Community Edition The GMS Community Edition is a free version of GMS for working with basic MODFLOW models. 02:59