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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1234

Application of a Hydrodynamic and Sediment Transport Model for Guidance of Response Efforts Related to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Along the Coast of Alabama and Florida

Title Page | Contents | List of Figures | List of Tables | Conversion Factors | Abbreviations | Executive Summary | Introduction | Methods | Results | Digital Data Files | Discussion | Summary and Conclusions | References Cited | Appendix 1. Scenarios | Appendix 2. Example Model Input Files | Appendix 3. Calculations of Mobility and Potential Flux | Appendix 4. File Naming Conventions | Appendix 5. Time Step of Maximum Ebb and Flood for Inlets in the Model Domain

Figure 5, Little Lagoon bathymetry
Figure 5. Elevations (NAVD88) at three levels of detail for Little Lagoon Inlet, Ala. A, 30m resolution digital elevations (Love and others, 2012); B, 1-m resolution lidar elevations (USACE, 2010); and C, fall 2012 2-m resolution stereoanalysis elevations (Aero-Metric, Inc., unpub. data, 2012). A gradational scale of elevations and depths is provided to illustrate the increased resolution at the inlet.
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