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Three-dimensional method-of-characteristics ground-water flow and transport model integrated with MODFLOW-96

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Summary of MOC3D
Version history
Fact Sheet
(also as Portable Document Format (PDF), 270K)


UNIX or DOS installation instructions (README file)

Download MOC3D:
Sun (Gzip/tar file)
Source code only for Sun (Gzip/tar file)
DOS (self-extracting PC zip file)
The Free Software Foundation's gunzip is necessary to uncompress the UNIX tar file
available above.


Heberton, C.I., Russel, T.F., Konikow, L.F., Hornberger, G.Z., 2000, A Three-Dimensional Finite Volume Eulerian-Lagrangian Localized Adjoint Method (ELLAM) for Solute-Transport Modeling: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 00-4087, 63 p.

USGS WRIR 00-4087, Portable Document Format (PDF) (0.5MB)

Goode, D.J., 1999, Age, double porosity, and simple reaction modifications for the MOC3D
ground-water transport model: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations
Report 99-4041, 34 p.

USGS WRIR 99-4041, Portable Document Format (PDF) (640K)

Kipp, K.L., L.F. Konikow, and G.Z. Hornberger, 1998, An Implicit Dispersive Transport
Algorithm for the U.S. Geological Survey MOC3D Solute-Transport Model: U.S. Geological
Survey Water- Resources Investigations Report 98-4234, 54 p.

USGS WRIR 98-4234, Portable Document Format (PDF) (395K)

Konikow, L.F., Goode, D.J., and Hornberger, G.Z., 1996, A Three- Dimensional
Method-of-Characteristics Solute-Transport Model (MOC3D): U.S. Geological Survey
Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4267, 87 p.

USGS WRIR 96-4267, Portable Document Format (PDF) (902K)

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