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  1. Does anyone know a process for exporting a materials coverage from SMS to WMS? I would like to use a 2-D materials coverage to define Manning's roughness values in a HEC-RAS model I am preparing in WMS 10.1. Thanks!
  2. WMS 10.0 Has been updated! The 32-bit full installation can be downloaded here. The 64-bit full installation can be downloaded here. The Tutorials can be found here. Bug fixes can be found here.
  3. How Can I offset cross sections over a channel at specific distances?
  4. Hello all I am getting confused with the way in which I need to create my bathymetry file in WMS for CE-QUAL-W2 in terms of the initial water surface elevation for my model run. I have been provided a reservoir bathymetry map that was created when the reservoir was at a level of ~509 masl. This is in the form of a raster file from ArcGIS, and I have exported the data as an ASCII file and opened it as a DEM in WMS to be converted to a TIN (as recommended previously on this forum). Therefore the maximum elevation of the TIN in WMS is ~509 masl. But this is not the maximum water surface elevation of the reservoir water level data (just the elevation at the time the DEM reservoir boundary was created), sometimes the water level goes up to ~511 masl. So my first question is how should I address this in WMS when setting up the CE-QUAL-W2 interface? The second question refers to the CE-QUAL-W2 bathymetry input file created in WMS. When I follow the tutorial and set the 'top elevation' when calculating the rating curve, layers etc for the segments. What is the 'top elevation' exactly? Is it the maximum elevation of the TIN, the maximum elevation the water reaches during the model run, or in is my initial water surface elevation on the first day of the model run? I.e. Should I be creating a new bathymetry input file in WMS each time I run the model depending on the initial water level on the day the model run starts? Sorry it's long winded, but I'd be grateful for all guidance anybody can provide!!! Many thanks
  5. Hi folks, I am in the USA and we write our date/time in the format of "Month/Day/Year Hour:Minute:Second AM". I built an HMS model in WMS in the USA. I have imported precipitation time series and linked them to gages. I sent over the WMS files to our partners in Morocco. They open up the precipitation time series and the values are all scrambled up. My best guess is that the date/time stamp is being incorrectly interpreted as "Day/Month/Year". To test the idea, I switched my "Region and Language" setting on my computer to be "dd-MMM-yy". Sure enough, when I open up WMS and open up the files, I get the same scrambled time series. Is there a way to tell WMS to unscramble the time series? Thanks, Lisa
  6. Sorry if this has already been asked somewhere in this forum, but I'm a research student modelling water quality with CE-QUAL-W2, new to both WMS and CE-QUAL-W2, and I'm finding the tutorials/Wiki pages confusing. I would like to create my lake bathymetry in ArcGIS as I have ArcGIS shapefiles and I am applying Kriging, using both land and lake elevation data points, in the interpolation. I then want to just export my masked lake area to WMS to create the segments needed for CE-QUAL-W2. All I've been demonstrated how to do is to import my ArcGIS interpolated data points into WMS as a CSV file with XYZ coordinates and then triangulate in WMS. But to me that seems like I am running two types of interpolation on the same data set?? What is the best way to simply import the prepared DEM, raster file, or TIN into WMS as already prepared ArcGIS data, and simply add the segments, branches etc in WMS without re-editing/interpolating. It is a very simple Lake bathymetry map I need, with inflow/outflow, with no watershed or tributaries etc. Thanks for any help anyone can provide!!!
  7. GSSHA needs observed peak and volume flow data to compare calibration runs for a closeness of fit. If an observed hydrograph has multiple peaks for a single event, how will automatic calibration in GSSHA deal with that? Also, does automatic calibration in GSSHA tends to match observed peak and volume only, but not the shape of hydrograph?
  8. Hi, I am new to the WMS- CE-QUAL W2. I followed the instructions in Using TINs tutorial to import a bathymetry file, convert it to TIN, and then triangulate the TIN. All measurements are in meters. From there, I followed tutorial #9 for CE-QUAL W2 set up. However, during step 9.2 : branch identification, in the select the "Get lengths and orientation of branch segments tool" I get an error message: could not assign length and orientation for segment XX. Also, it seems there are multiple segments with the same number assigned to them (this was not the case right after creating the segments). These segments though have different areas assigned to them. Looking for help on how to proceed on assigning length and orientation. And in case someone has pointers on more detailed tutorials, and other help, it'll be much appreciated. Thanks
  9. WMS 9.1 Has been updated! The 32-bit full installation can be downloaded here. The 64-bit full installation can be downloaded here. The Tutorials can be found here. Bug fixes can be found here.
  10. What version of GSSHA does WMS 9.1.8 have?
  11. I currently use WMS Version 9.1. I like the "Get Online Maps" and other added features in the new versions. Until recently, I was able to import "World Imagery" and "World Topo Map" but it's been few days when I try to import, error message (attached) pops up saying - "There was a problem loading online image. The Error ID is 20." However, I can still import "NAIP Color Imagery for US".
  12. Everybody, WMS 9.1 beta is now available from the Beta Releases section of the Aquaveo Download Center. If your maintenance license is active as of October 17, 2012, you are eligible to run this version. We encourage you to try it out since there have been many bug fixes, improvements, and new features added. A list of new features in WMS 9.1 is located on An updated list of bug fixes in WMS 9.0 and 9.1 is also available on the WMS bugfix page on We encourage to add any feature requests to the WMS feature request group on this forum. Thank you for your support of WMS and hope you enjoy the new tools in WMS 9.1! Chris
  13. I was exploring WMS-GSSHA results visualization and I have a question: Is it possible to show aggregated sediment loss on the map for a longterm simulation ? now I can only view one time step at a time , and I was wondering if I can also view sediment lost for example for the whole month ..using color ramp display on the map.