USGS Groundwater Information: Branch of Geophysics
1DTempPro is a computer program for the analysis of one-dimensional vertical temperature profiles. The program is a graphical user interface (GUI) to the previously published USGS code VS2DH, which numerically solves the flow and heat-transport equations. The program allows users to visually calibrate VS2DH models against measured data to estimate vertical groundwater/surface-water exchange and also hydraulic conductivity for cases where hydraulic head is known. 1DTempPro is written in C# for execution in a MS Windows .NET environment.
Figure 1. (a) A schematic of data collection including a temperature probe with four sensors and a pair of pressure transducers; (b) measurements of temperature (T) and head difference (dh) for use as boundary conditions and calibration data; (c) numerical model consisting of a single column of homogenous, fully saturated finite-difference cells; and (d) comparison of modeled and observed data. (Source: Voytek and others, 2013, 1DTempPro: Analyzing Temperature Profiles for Groundwater/Surface-water Exchange: Ground Water)
The current version of 1DTempPro is v.126.96.36.199, released August 4, 2014. 1DTempPro v188.8.131.52 has been tested for use on Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems. For a complete explanation of the changes in this release and a history of past releases, refer to:
Support is provided for correcting bugs and clarification of how 1DTempPro is intended to work. Only limited assistance can be provided for applying 1DTempPro to specific problems by contacting the point of contact listed below:
U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Groundwater, Branch of Geophysics
11 Sherman Place, Unit 5015
University of Connecticut
Storrs Mansfield, CT 06269
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