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Scientific Investigations Report 2012–5062


Groundwater Simulation and Management Models for the Upper Klamath Basin, Oregon and California


Table 1. Calibration parameters and their final values for the upper Klamath Basin, Oregon and California, regional groundwater flow model.


[Region or process: Layer refers to model layer. Abbreviations: ft-1, 1/foot, ft/s, foot per second]

Parameter type Region or process Label Value Unit
Hydraulic conductivity Quaternary sediment HK_QS 5.80E–3 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Quaternary sediment VANI_QS 1.76E+1 dimensionless
Specific storage Quaternary sediment SS_QS 1.00E–3 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Quaternary volcanic deposits HK_QV 5.90E–6 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Quaternary volcanic deposits VANI_QV 1.00E+2 dimensionless
Specific storage Quaternary volcanic deposits SS_QV 5.28E–4 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Quaternary volcanic deposits north HK_QVN 3.99E–5 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Quaternary volcanic deposits north VANI_QVN 1.00E+3 dimensionless
Specific storage Quaternary volcanic deposits north SS_QVN 2.00E–6 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Quaternary Mazama pumice HK_QMP 1.15E–2 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Quaternary Mazama pumice VANI_QMP 1.00E+3 dimensionless
Specific storage Quaternary Mazama pumice SS_QMP 5.00E–4 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Tertiary volcanic deposits north layer 2 HK_TVN2 9.31E-4 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Tertiary volcanic deposits north layer 2 VANI_TVN2 1.00E+1 dimensionless
Specific storage Tertiary volcanic deposits north layer 2 SS_TVN2 7.29E–7 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Tertiary sediments—Butte Valley HK_TSBV 3.50E–3 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Tertiary sediments—Butte Valley VANI_TSBV 8.17E+1 dimensionless
Specific storage Tertiary sediments—Butte Valley SS_TSBV 2.57E–4 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Tertiary sediments—Younger basins HK_TSY 2.90E–4 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Tertiary sediments—Younger basins VANI_TSY 2.50E+2 dimensionless
Specific storage Tertiary sediments—Younger basins SS_TSY 7.00E–5 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Tertiary sediments—Older basins HK_TSO 4.13E–4 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Tertiary sediments—Older basins VANI_TSO 1.00E+1 dimensionless
Specific storage Tertiary sediments—Older basins SS_TSO 9.24E–5 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Tertiary mixed sedimentary and volcanic deposits layer 2. HK_TSV2 1.06E–5 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Tertiary mixed sedimentary and volcanic deposits layer 2. VANI_TSV2 1.66E+2 dimensionless
Specific storage Tertiary mixed sedimentary and volcanic deposits layer 2. SS_TSV2 1.00E–5 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Tertiary mixed sedimentary and volcanic deposits layer 3. HK_TSV3 1.35E–5 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Tertiary mixed sedimentary and volcanic deposits layer 3. VANI_TSV3 1.00E+1 dimensionless
Specific storage Tertiary mixed sedimentary and volcanic deposits layer 3. SS_TSV3 1.60E–5 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Tertiary volcanic rocks west layer 1 HK_TVW1 3.12E–-4 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Tertiary volcanic rocks west layer 1 VANI_TVW1 1.00E+3 dimensionless
Specific storage Tertiary volcanic rocks west layer 1 SS_TVW1 1.22E–6 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Tertiary volcanic rocks west layer 2 HK_TVW2 1.16E–4 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Tertiary volcanic rocks west layer 2 VANI_TVW2 1.00E+3 dimensionless
Specific storage Tertiary volcanic rocks west layer 2 SS_TVW2 2.20E–7 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Tertiary volcanic rocks west layer 3 HK_TVW3 5.79E–4 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Tertiary volcanic rocks west layer 3 VANI_TVW3 2.18E+1 dimensionless
Specific storage Tertiary volcanic rocks west layer 3 SS_TVW3 1.00E–7 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Tertiary volcanic rocks east layer 1 HK_TVE1 1.00E–5 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Tertiary volcanic rocks east layer 1 VANI_TVE1 1.00E+3 dimensionless
Specific storage Tertiary volcanic rocks east layer 1 SS_TVE1 1.81E–4 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Tertiary volcanic rocks east layer 2 HK_TVE2 2.94E–5 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Tertiary volcanic rocks east layer 2 VANI_TVE2 1.00E+1 dimensionless
Specific storage Tertiary volcanic rocks east layer 2 SS_TVE2 1.91E–6 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Tertiary volcanic rocks east layer 3 HK_TVE3 3.56E–5 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Tertiary volcanic rocks east layer 3 VANI_TVE3 1.00E+1 dimensionless
Specific storage Tertiary volcanic rocks east layer 3 SS_TVE3 1.00E–7 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Tertiary volcanic rocks northeast layer 1 HK_TVNE1 5.53E–5 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Tertiary volcanic rocks northeast layer 1 VANI_TVNE1 1.00E+3 dimensionless
Specific storage Tertiary volcanic rocks northeast layer 1 SS_TVNE1 2.42E–5 ft–1
Hydraulic conductivity Tertiary volcanic rocks northeast layer 2 HK_TVNE2 3.02E–5 ft/s
Vertical anisotropy Tertiary volcanic rocks northeast layer 2 VANI_TVNE2 1.00E+1 dimensionless
Specific storage Tertiary volcanic rocks northeast layer 2 SS_TVNE2 7.49E–7 ft–1
Multiplier General head boundary conductance—Southern boundary. SOUTHBOUND 1.10E+2 dimensionless
Multiplier General head boundary conductance—Northern boundary. NORTHBOUND 7.96E+1 dimensionless
Multiplier Maximum evapotranspiration rate—
Non-irrigated lowlands. ET_ACTV 1.00E+0 dimensionless
Multiplier Maximum evapotranspiration rate—
Irrigated areas. ET_IRR 1.00E+0 dimensionless
Multiplier Drain conductance DRAINCOND 5.00E+0 dimensionless
Multiplier Recharge—Cascade RCH_CSCADE 7.00E–1 dimensionless
Multiplier Recharge—Central RCH_CNTRL 5.00E–1 dimensionless
Multiplier Recharge—Northeast RCH_NE 1.50E+0 dimensionless
Multiplier Streambed conductance STREAMCOND 5.00E+0 dimensionless
Multiplier Resevoir bed conductance RESCOND 1.00E+1 dimensionless

First posted May 5, 2012

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