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Contents
 1 MOHID Base 1
 2 MOHID Base 2
 3 MOHID Land
 4 MOHID Water
 4.1 Module Assimilation
 4.2 Module Consolidation
 4.3 Module FreeVerticalMovement
 4.4 Module Hydrodynamic
 4.5 Module HydrodynamicFile
 4.6 Module InterfaceSedimentWater
 4.7 Module Jet
 4.8 Module Lagrangian
 4.9 Module Model
 4.10 Module Oil
 4.11 Module Sand
 4.12 Module SedimentProperties
 4.13 Module Turbulence
 4.14 Module WaterProperties
 4.15 Module Waves
 5 MOHID Tools
MOHID Base 1
Module Benthos
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 1  Benthos  BIOSI_DECAY_RATE  Biogenic silica dissolution rate  
Base 1  Benthos  DIATOMS  Compute diatoms mortality  
Base 1  Benthos  DIATOMS_MORTALITY  Diatoms mortality rate when deposited  
Base 1  Benthos  DIATOMS_NC_RATIO  Diatoms Nitrogen/Carbon ratio  
Base 1  Benthos  DIATOMS_PC_RATIO  Diatoms Phosphorus/Carbon ratio  
Base 1  Benthos  DIATOMS_SIC_RATIO  Diatoms Silica/Carbon ratio  
Base 1  Benthos  DT  Time step to compute benthic biogeochemical processes  
Base 1  Benthos  MIN_OXYGEN  Minimum oxygen concentration for mineralization to occur  
Base 1  Benthos  NC_RATIO  Nitrogen/Carbon ratio of organic matter  
Base 1  Benthos  NITROGEN  Compute nitrogen processes  
Base 1  Benthos  OXYGEN  Compute oxygen processes  
Base 1  Benthos  PC_RATIO  Phosphorus/Carbon ratio of organic matter  
Base 1  Benthos  PELAGIC_MODEL  Pelagic model name to which Module Benthos will be coupled  LifeModel  
Base 1  Benthos  WaterQuality  
Base 1  Benthos  PHOSPHORUS  Compute phosphorus processes  
Base 1  Benthos  PHYTO  Compute phytoplankton mortality  
Base 1  Benthos  PHYTO_MORTALITY  Phytoplankton
mortality rate when deposited 

Base 1  Benthos  PHYTO_NC_RATIO  Phytoplankton Nitrogen/Carbon ratio  
Base 1  Benthos  PHYTO_PC_RATIO  Phytoplankton Nitrogen/Carbon ratio  
Base 1  Benthos  PON_DECAY_RATE  Particulate organic nitrogen mineralization rate  
Base 1  Benthos  PON_DECAY_TFACTOR  Particulate Organic Nitrogen temperature influence factor in mineralization Rate  
Base 1  Benthos  POP_DECAY_RATE  Particulate organic phosphorus mineralization rate  
Base 1  Benthos  POP_DECAY_TFACTOR  Particulate Organic Phosphorus temperature influence factor in mineralization Rate  
Base 1  Benthos  SILICA 
Module CEQUALW2
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 1  CEQUALW2  DTSECONDS  time step, in seconds, between two CEQUALW2 calls  
Base 1  CEQUALW2  NAME  Algae Property name as defined on Module GlobalData 
Module Discharges
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 1  Discharges  ALTERNATIVE_LOCATIONS  Activates the automatic search for alternative locations, when the discharge point is not a covered point  
Base 1  Discharges  CREST_HEIGTH  Crest Height. Parameter needed in the case of the option FLOW_OVER is active (spill flow).  
Base 1  Discharges  DATA_BASE_FILE  Definition of the data base time series file. If there is one, model assumes that the discharge is time variable  
Base 1  Discharges  DEFAULT_FLOW_VALUE  Default flow value  
Base 1  Discharges  DEFAULT_VELOCITY_VALUE  Default velocity associated with the discharge. Important to compute momentum fluxes  
Base 1  Discharges  DEFAULTVALUE  Water property value  
Base 1  Discharges  DESCRIPTION  Discharge description  
Base 1  Discharges  FLOW_COLUMN  Column where the flow is defined in the data base time series file  
Base 1  Discharges  FLOW_OVER  Computes a negative discharge, function of the water level, also known as spill flow  
Base 1  Discharges  I_CELL  Line where the discharge is located. When defined, a gridbased discharged is assumed  
Base 1  Discharges  J_CELL  Column where the discharge is located  
Base 1  Discharges  K_CELL  Layer where the discharge is located  
Base 1  Discharges  NAME  Discharge name  
Base 1  Discharges  NODE_ID  ID of the discharge, when it isn't gridbased  
Base 1  Discharges  TIME_SERIE_COLUMN  This keyword is used to give to the model the column where the water property associated with this subblock is defined in the time series.  
Base 1  Discharges  U_COLUMN  This keyword is used to give to model the column where the velocity X is defined in the data base time series file  
Base 1  Discharges  V_COLUMN  This keyword is used to give to model the column where the velocity Y is defined in the data base time series file  
Base 1  Discharges  WEIR_COEF  Weir Coefficient. Parameter needed in the case of the option FLOW_OVER is active (spill flow).  
Base 1  Discharges  WEIR_LENGTH  Weir Length. Parameter needed in the case of the option FLOW_OVER is active (spill flow). 
Module DrainageNetwork
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 1  DrainageNetwork  ADVECTION_DIFUSION  Compute advection and diffusion of property  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  ADVECTION_SCHEME  Numerical Discretization of Advection.  1  UpwindOrder1 (Upwind scheme of 1st order) 
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  5  CentralDif (Central differences scheme)  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  CHECK_NODES  Check nodes consistency in the drainage network file  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  CHECK_REACHES  Check reaches consistency in the drainage network file (a reach connects 2 nodes)  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  CONTINUOUS  Computations follow from another simulation  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  DATA_COLUMN  Number of column in the time series file with the downstream water depth values  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  DEFAULT_VALUE  Default value for water depth at the downstream boundary condition  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  DEFAULT_VALUE  Default value for this property. Also used as initial value.  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  DESCRIPTION  Description of property  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  DIFFUSION_SCHEME  Numerical Discretization of Diffusion.  5  CentralDif (Central Differences discretization) 
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  DIFFUSIVITY  Diffusivity of property  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  DISCHARGES  Has water discharges into the drainage network  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  DISCHARGES  Check if property has discharges.  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  DOWNSTREAM_BOUNDARY  Choose downstream boundary condition  0  Dam (flow at the outlet = 0.0) 
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  1  Normal (solves KynematicWave at the outlet)  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  2  ImposedWaterDepth  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  FILE_IN_TIME  Downstream boundary condition evolution  NONE  Constant evolution of downstream boundary condition (constant water depth) 
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  TIMESERIE  Reads a time series with water depth for downstream boundary condition  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  FILENAME  Path to the file with the downstream water depth time serie values  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  GLOBAL_MANNING  Assigns a Manning rugosity coefficient to all the drainage network channels  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  HYDRODYNAMIC_APROX  Chooses the hydrodynamic approximation to be solved in the momentum equation  1  KinematicWave (friction = slope gradient) 
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  2  DiffusionWave (full St Venant equation except for advection)  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  3  DynamicWave (full St Venant equation)  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  INITIAL_WATER_DEPTH  Assigns an initial water depth to all channels. only if continuous computation is not chosen.  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  INITIALIZATION_METHOD  Choose initialization method for this property.  CONSTANT  Constant initialization of property 
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  MIN_VALUE  Minimum concentration of property.  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  MIN_WATER_DEPTH  Minimum water column for computations  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  NAME  Name of property  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  NETWORK_FILE  Path to the file that describes nodes and reaches  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  TIME_SERIE  Output of property values in time series files.  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  TIME_SERIE_LOCATION  Path to the file that has the time series location characteristics  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  UNITS  Units of property  
Base 1  DrainageNetwork  XS_CALC  Method to compute trapezoidal cross section (1  Analytic; 2  Discretization dH) 
Module Life
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 1  Life  AFFINITY_NH4  Affinity for NH4 uptake  
Base 1  Life  AFFINITY_NO3  Affinity for NO3 uptake  
Base 1  Life  AFFINITY_PO4  Affinity for PO4 uptake  
Base 1  Life  ALPHA_CHL  Chl specific initial slop of P vs I curve  
Base 1  Life  ASS_EFFIC  Assimilation efficiency  
Base 1  Life  ASS_EFFIC_LOW_O2  Assimilation efficiency @ low O2  
Base 1  Life  ASSIMIL_EFFIC  Assimilation efficiency  
Base 1  Life  BIO_SI_DISS  Biogenic silica dissolution rate  
Base 1  Life  CHL_DEGRAD_RATE  Chla degradation rate constant  
Base 1  Life  DENS_DEP_MORT  Densitydependence mortality rate  
Base 1  Life  DOM_UP_KS  Half saturation value for DOM uptake  
Base 1  Life  DOMSL_BAC_KS  Bacteria mediated DOMsl Hydrolysis  
Base 1  Life  DOMSL_BAC_VMAX  Vmax for DOMsl Hydrolysis  
Base 1  Life  EXC_DOM_SL_FRAC  DOM diverted to semilabile pool  
Base 1  Life  EXCRE_UP_FRAC  Excreted fraction of uptake  
Base 1  Life  EXU_NUT_STRESS  Exudation under nutrient stress  
Base 1  Life  GRAZ_AVAIL  Availability of Prey X  
Base 1  Life  GRAZ_UP_KS  Half saturation value for uptake  
Base 1  Life  LIGHT_LIM_METHOD  Light limitation method  
Base 1  Life  LYS_REF_CON  Lysis_Ref_Con  
Base 1  Life  MASS_XEK  Command to make a mass conservation test  
Base 1  Life  MAX_ASSIMIL  Maximal assimilation rate  
Base 1  Life  MAX_CHLN_RATIO  Maximal Chl:N ratio  
Base 1  Life  MAX_NC_RATIO  Maximal N:C ratio  
Base 1  Life  MAX_PC_RATIO  Maximal P:C ratio  
Base 1  Life  MAX_SPEC_UP_@10C  Maximum specific uptake @ 10ºC  
Base 1  Life  MAX_STORE_FILL  Maximal rate of storage filling  
Base 1  Life  MIN_LYSIS  Minimal lysis rate  
Base 1  Life  MIN_NC_RATIO  Minimal N:C ratio  
Base 1  Life  MIN_PC_RATIO  Minimal P:C ratio  
Base 1  Life  MIXOTROPHY  Hability to perform mixotrophy  
Base 1  Life  MORT_DOM_SL_FRAC  DOC_SL_Frac  
Base 1  Life  MORT_O2_DEP  Oxygendependent mortality rate  
Base 1  Life  MORT_POM_FRAC  Fraction of mortality to POM  
Base 1  Life  MORT_RATE  Temperatureindependent mortality rate  
Base 1  Life  NH4_Ks  PO4 uptake affinity  
Base 1  Life  NIT_IN_COEF  Nitrification inhibition coefficient  
Base 1  Life  NIT_O_N_CONV  Nitrification O:N consumption ratio  
Base 1  Life  NITRIFRADLIM  Light radiation bellow which nitrification occurs  
Base 1  Life  NITRIFRATE  Nitrification rate  
Base 1  Life  NO3_Ks  NO3 uptake affinity  
Base 1  Life  NUT_STRESS_TRESHOLD  Nutrient stress threshold (sedimentation)  
Base 1  Life  O2_CARB_CONVERS  Oxygen to carbon conversion factor  
Base 1  Life  O2_KS  Oxygen half saturation constant  
Base 1  Life  O2_LOW_ASS_EFIC  Oxygen concentration bollow which ass efic is low  
Base 1  Life  PHOTOINHIBITION  Photoinhibition  
Base 1  Life  PO4_Ks  PO4 uptake affinity  
Base 1  Life  POM_BAC_KS  Bacteria mediated POM Hydrolysis MM constant  
Base 1  Life  POM_BAC_VMAX  Vmax for POM Hydrolysis  
Base 1  Life  Q10_VALUE  Q10 value for temperature limitation  
Base 1  Life  REDFIELD_NC  Redfield N:C ratio  
Base 1  Life  REDFIELD_PC  Redfield P:C ratio  
Base 1  Life  REDFIELD_SiC  Standard Si:C ratio  
Base 1  Life  REF_TEMP  Reference temperature  
Base 1  Life  REF_TEMP_Q10  Reference temperature for Q10 method  
Base 1  Life  REL_EXCESS_SI  Release rate of excess silicate  
Base 1  Life  RESP_BASAL  Basal respiration rate  
Base 1  Life  RESP_FRAC_PROD  Respired fraction of production  
Base 1  Life  REST_RESP_@10C  Rest respiration @ 10ºC  
Base 1  Life  SED_MIN  Minimal sedimentation rate  
Base 1  Life  SED_NUT_STRESS  Nutrient stress sedimentation rate  
Base 1  Life  SEDIM_MIN  Minimal sedimentation rate  
Base 1  Life  SEDIM_NUT_STRESS  Nutrient stress threshold (sedimentation)  
Base 1  Life  SI_UPTAKE_KS  Silicate uptake Michaelis constant  
Base 1  Life  SILICA_USE  Set Silica use by the producer  
Base 1  Life  TEMP_LIM_METHOD  Temperature limitation method 
Module LightExtinction
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 1  LightExtinction  LW_EXTINCTION_COEF  Longwave extinction coeficient  
Base 1  LightExtinction  LW_EXTINCTION_COLUMN  
Base 1  LightExtinction  LW_EXTINCTION_TYPE  
Base 1  LightExtinction  LW_PERCENTAGE  
Base 1  LightExtinction  SW_EXTINCTION_COEF  Shortwave extinction coeficient  
Base 1  LightExtinction  SW_EXTINCTION_COLUMN  
Base 1  LightExtinction  SW_EXTINCTION_TYPE  defines which method is used in light extinction estimate  
Base 1  LightExtinction  SW_KW  Short wave absorption coefficient  
Base 1  LightExtinction  SW_LW_EXTINCTION_FILE  
Base 1  LightExtinction  SW_PERCENTAGE 
Module MacroAlgae
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 1  MacroAlgae  BEACHED_MORT_RATE  Beached drifting macroalgae mortality rate  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  DEPLIM  Maximum SPM deposition flux allowed for macroalgae to grow  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  DISSDON  fraction of dissolved organic material excreted by macroalgae  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  DT  Time step compute macroalgae biogeochemical processes  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  ENDREPC  Macroalgae endogenous respiration rate  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  EROCRITSS  Critical shear stress for macroalgae detachment to occur  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  EXCRCONS  Macroalgae excretion rate  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  GRAZCONS  Grazing rate over macroalgae  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  GROWMAX  macroalgae maximum growth rate  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  MACROALGAE_MINCONC  Minimum residual value for macroalgae abundance  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  MIN_OXYGEN  Minimum oxygen concentration for macroalgae growth  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  MORTCON  Macroalgae mortality half saturation constant  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  MORTMAX  Macroalgae natural mortality rate  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  NITROGEN  Defines if the user wishes to compute the nitrogen cycle  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  NSATCONS  nitrogen halfsaturation constant for macroalgae  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  PELAGIC_MODEL  Pelagic biogeochemical module coupled  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  PHOSPHORUS  Defines if the user wishes to compute the phosphorus cycle  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  PHOTOIN  macroalgae optimum radiation value  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  PHOTORES  Macroalgae photorespiration rate  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  PSATCONS  phosphorus halfsaturation constant for macroalgae  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  RATIONC  Macroalgae nitrogen/carbon ratio  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  RATIOPC  Macroalgae phosphorus/carbon ratio  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  SALT_EFFECT  Include salinity limitation on macroalgae growth  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  SALTCRIT  Macroalgae critical salinity limit growth  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  SALTMAX  Macroalgae maximum salinity for growth  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  SALTMIN  Macroalgae minimum salinity for growth  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  SALTOPT  Macroalgae optimum salinity for growth  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  SOLEXCR  Fraction of soluble inorganic material excreted by macroalgae  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  TCONST1  Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  TCONST2  Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  TCONST3  Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  TCONST4  Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  TMIN  Macroalgae minimum temperature for growth  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  TOPTMAX  Macroalgae optimum maximum temperature for growth  
Base 1  MacroAlgae  TOPTMIN  Macroalgae optimum minimum temperature for growth 
Module Profile
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 1  Profile  DT_OUTPUT_TIME  Time step to perform profile outputs in HDF5  
Base 1  Profile  LOCALIZATION_I  Grid cell index I where to perform profile output  
Base 1  Profile  LOCALIZATION_J  Grid cell index J where to perform profile output  
Base 1  Profile  NAME  Name of profile output 
Module SedimentQuality
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 1  SedimentQuality  Acoef  Coefficient for labile OM decay rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Acoef  Coefficient for labile OM decay rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Acoef  Acoef for Heterotrophs decay rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Acoef  Acoef for Autotrophs C specific decay (death) Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Acoef  Acoef for the Anaerobic C specific decay (death) Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Acoef  Calculates the AmmoniaToNitrate (nitrification) specific Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Acoef  A coef for
the AmmoniaImobilization specific Rate 

Base 1  SedimentQuality  Acoef  Acoef for for the NitrateToNgas specific Rate (denitrification)  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Acoef  Acoef for the NitrateImobilization specific Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  AE  Activation Energy for labil organic mater carbon decay rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  AE  Coeficient for refractory OM decay rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  AE  AE for Heterotrophs decay rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  AE  AE activation energy for the Autotrophs C specific decay (death) Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  AE  AE for the Anaerobic C specific decay (death) Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  AE  Calculates the AmmoniaToNitrate (nitrification) specific Rate.  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  AE  Calculates the AmmoniaImobilization specific Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  AE  Activation Energy for the NitrateToNgas specific Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  AE  Activation Energy for the NitrateImobilization specific Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  CARBON  Determines if calculations of carbon related properties is performed  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  CARBON_EFICIENCY  Efifiency on the assimilation of carbon for the Hetrotrophic population. The remaining is lost as CO2  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  CARBON_EFICIENCY  Carbon assimilation efficiency for Anaerobic population  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  CN_RATIO  CN ratio of Hetrotrophs biomass  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  CN_RATIO  CN ratio of Autotrophs biomass  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  CN_RATIO  CN ratio of anaerobic population.  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  DTSECONDS  Time step for sediment quality calculation  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  EXPLICIT  Sistem is solved with explicit formulation  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  MINIMUM_POPULATION  Minimum population for death rate to occur (below value no death)  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  MINIMUM_POPULATION  Minimum population for death rated to take place  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  MINIMUM_POPULATION  Minimum population for death rate top occur  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  NITROGEN  Option to activate or deactivate the calculation of Nitrogen related properties  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  NITROGEN_EFICIENCY  NITROGEN EFICIENCY for autotrophic population  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  NITROGEN_EFICIENCY  Nitrogen assimilation efficiency of anaerobic population  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  POPULATION_CARBON_RATIO  Convertion form carbon concentration to population for Anaerobic populations  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  POPULATION_CARBON_RATIO  COnversion form Carbon mass of hetrotrphs to population nºs  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  POPULATION_CARBON_RATIO  Convertion form carbon biomass to nº of individual cells  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Temperature  Temperature for Autotrophs C specific decay (death) Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Temperature  Optimum temperature for the Anaerobic C specific decay (death) Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Temperature  Optimum temperature for the AmmoniaToNitrate (nitrification) specific Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Temperature  Optimum temperature for the AmmoniaImobilization specific Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Temperature  OPtimum temperature for the NitrateToNgas specific Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Temperature  Optimum temperature for the NitrateImobilization specific Rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Temperature  Optimum temperature for decay rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Temperature  Optimum Temperature for rate  
Base 1  SedimentQuality  Temperature  Optimum Temperature for rate 
Module WaterQuality
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 1  WaterQuality  AFG  Growth coefficient dependent of fishfood availability HalfSaturationConstant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  AGE  Water "Age" : Lagrangean property  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ASS_EFIC  Phytoplankton: Assimilation efficiency of flagellates by the zooplankton  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ATG  Growth coefficient dependent of temperature  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ATZ  Death coefficient dependent of temperature  
Base 1  WaterQuality  AWG  Growth coefficient dependent of larvae weight  
Base 1  WaterQuality  AWZ  Death coefficient dependent of larvae weight  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BACINGCIL  Ciliates: Proportion of bacteria in microzooplankton ingestion  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BACMINSUB  Bacteria: Minimum substract concentration for bacteria uptake  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BACNCONS  Bacteria: Halfsaturation constant for bacteria nutrient uptake  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BACTERIA  Bacteria: Processes Simulation  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BACTRATIOOC  Oxygen: Bacteria Oxygen/Carbon Ratio  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BARESPCO  Bacteria: Excretion Rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BMAXUPTA  Bacteria: Maximum nutrient uptake at the reference temperature  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BOD  BOD: Processes Simulation  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BODCOEF  BOD: BOD oxidation coefficient  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BODOSSAT  BOD: Oxygen limitation halfsaturation constant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BODREF  BOD: BOD oxidation at the reference temperature  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BRATIONC  Bacteria: Nitrogen/Carbon Ratio  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BTG  Growth coefficient dependent of temperature  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BTZ  Death coefficient dependent of temperature  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BWG  Growth coefficient dependent of larvae weight  
Base 1  WaterQuality  BWZ  Death coefficient dependent of larvae weight  
Base 1  WaterQuality  CEXCCONS  Ciliates: Excretion constant curve  
Base 1  WaterQuality  CEXCFAC  Ciliates: Excretion factor  
Base 1  WaterQuality  CILBACASS  Ciliates: Assimilation coefficient of bacteria by microzooplankton  
Base 1  WaterQuality  CILCORATIO  Oxygen: Oxygen/Carbon ratio in microzooplankton respiration  
Base 1  WaterQuality  CILEFFCAPBA  Ciliates: Capture efficiency of bacteria  
Base 1  WaterQuality  CILEFFCAPPHY  Ciliates: Capture efficiency of phytoplankton  
Base 1  WaterQuality  CILIATE  Ciliates: Processes Simulation  
Base 1  WaterQuality  CILPHYASS  Ciliates: Assimilation coefficient of flagellates by microzooplankton  
Base 1  WaterQuality  CILPREYMIN  Ciliates: Minimum prey concentration for grazing  
Base 1  WaterQuality  CILRATINGZOO  Zooplankton: Proportion of microzooplankton in mesozooplankton ingestion  
Base 1  WaterQuality  CINGMAX  Ciliates: Maximum ingestion rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  CRATIONC  Ciliates: Nitrogen/Carbon Ratio  
Base 1  WaterQuality  CRATIOPC  Ciliates: Phosphorus/Carbon Ratio  
Base 1  WaterQuality  CREFRESP  Ciliates: Carbon consumption rate by respiration  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DENITREF  Nitrogen: Reference denitirfication rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DENSATCO  Nitrogen: Denitrification halfsaturation constant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIASS_EFIC  Diatoms: Assimilation efficiency of diatoms by zooplankton  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIATOMS  Diatoms: Processes Simulation  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIDISSDON  Diatoms: Fraction of dissolved organic material in excretions  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIEXCRCONS  Diatoms: Excretion constant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIFENDREPC  Diatoms: Endogenous respiration constant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIGRAZMIN  Zooplankton: Minimum diatoms concentration for grazing  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIGROWMAX  Diatoms: Maximum gross growth rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIMORTCON  Diatoms: Mortality halfsaturation Constant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIMORTMAX  Diatoms: Maximum Mortality Rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DINSATCONS  Diatoms: Nitrogen halfsaturation constant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIPHOTOIN  Diatoms: Optimum light intensity for photosynthesis  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIPHOTORES  Diatoms: Fraction of actual photosynthesis oxidized by photorespiration  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIPSATCONS  Diatoms: Phosphorus halfsaturation constant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIRATINGZOO  Zooplankton: Proportion of diatoms in mesozooplankton ingestion  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIRATIONC  Diatoms: Nitrogen/Carbon Ratio  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIRATIOPC  Diatoms: Phosphorus/Carbon Ratio  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIRATIOSIC  Diatoms: Silica/Carbon Ratio  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DISISATCONS  Diatoms: Silicate halfsaturation constant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DISOLEXCR  Diatoms: Fraction of soluble inorganic material in excretions  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DITCONST1  Diatoms: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DITCONST2  Diatoms: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DITCONST3  Diatoms: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DITCONST4  Diatoms: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DITMAX  Diatoms: Maximum temperature tolerable for growth  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DITMIN  Diatoms: Minimum tolerable temperature for growth  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DITOPTMAX  Diatoms: Maximum temperature of the optimal interval for photosynthesis  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DITOPTMIN  Diatoms: Minimum temperature of the optimal interval for photosynthesis  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIZOASS  Zooplankton: Assimilation coefficient of diatoms by mesozooplankton  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DIZOOEFFCAP  Zooplankton: Capture efficiency of diatoms  
Base 1  WaterQuality  DTSECONDS  Time step for water quality processes calculation  
Base 1  WaterQuality  EXCRCONS  Phytoplankton: Excretion constant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  EXPLICIT  Explicit Method  
Base 1  WaterQuality  FDISSDON  Phytoplankton: Fraction of dissolved organic material in excretions  
Base 1  WaterQuality  FENDREPC  Phytoplankton: Endogenous respiration constant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  FINAL_AGE  Larvae Final Age  
Base 1  WaterQuality  FINAL_LENGTH  Larvae Final Length  
Base 1  WaterQuality  FISHFOOD_REF  Reference food availability  
Base 1  WaterQuality  FMORTCON  Phytoplankton: Mortality half saturation rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  FMORTMAX  Phytoplankton: Maximum mortality  
Base 1  WaterQuality  FRATIONC  Phytoplankton: Nitrogen/Carbon Ratio  
Base 1  WaterQuality  FRATIOPC  Phytoplankton: Phosphorus/Carbon ratio  
Base 1  WaterQuality  FREGSATC  Nutrients: Nutrient regeneration halfsaturation rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  FSOLEXCR  Phytoplankton: Fraction of soluble inorganic in excretions  
Base 1  WaterQuality  GRAZBACMIN  Ciliates: Minimum flagellates concentration for grazing  
Base 1  WaterQuality  GRAZCILMIN  Zooplankton: Minimum microzooplankton concentration for grazing  
Base 1  WaterQuality  GRAZFITOMIN  Zooplankton: Minimum fagellates concentration for grazing  
Base 1  WaterQuality  GROWMAXF  Phytoplankton: Maximum growth rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  GROWMAXZ  Zooplankton: Maximum zooplankton growth rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  IMPLICIT  Implicit Method Calculation  
Base 1  WaterQuality  INGCONSC  Ciliates: Halfsaturation constant for grazing  
Base 1  WaterQuality  INGCONSZ  Zooplankton: Halfsaturation constant for predation  
Base 1  WaterQuality  INIT_AGE  Larvae Inital Age  
Base 1  WaterQuality  INIT_LENGTH  Larvae Inital Length  
Base 1  WaterQuality  INTER_AGE  Larvae Intermediate Age  
Base 1  WaterQuality  INTER_LENGTH  Larvae Intermediate Length  
Base 1  WaterQuality  IVLEVCON  Zooplankton: Ivlev grazing constant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  LARVAE  Larvae Processes Simulation  
Base 1  WaterQuality  LDENSITY  Larvae density factor  
Base 1  WaterQuality  LSHAPE  Larvae shape factor  
Base 1  WaterQuality  MAXMORTCI  Ciliates: Maximum Mortality Rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  MAXMORTZ  Zooplankton: Maximum mortality rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  MINMORTCI  Ciliates: Minimum Mortality rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  MINMORTZ  Zooplankton: Minimum mortality rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  MINOXYGEN  Oxygen: Minimum oxygen concentration allowed  
Base 1  WaterQuality  MORTCICOEF  Ciliates: Mortality coefficient  
Base 1  WaterQuality  MORTZCOEF  Zooplankton: Shape factor for the mortality curve of zooplankton  
Base 1  WaterQuality  NATMORB  Bacteria: Natural mortality rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  NITONRAT  Oxygen: Oxygen/Carbon in Nitrate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  NITRIREF  Nitrogen: Reference nitrification rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  NITROGEN  Nitrogen: Biogeochemical Processes Simulation  
Base 1  WaterQuality  NITSATCO  Nitrogen: Nitrification halfsaturation constant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  NMINENR  Nitrogen: Reference mineralization rate for dissolved organic nitrogen non refractory (DONnr)  
Base 1  WaterQuality  NMINR  Nitrogen: Reference mineralization rate for Dissolved Organic Nitrogen refractory (DONr)  
Base 1  WaterQuality  NOPCOEF  Nitrogen: PON decomposition temperature coefficient  
Base 1  WaterQuality  NOPREF  Nitrogen: Reference Mineralization Rate for Particulate Organic Nitrogen (PON)  
Base 1  WaterQuality  NPHASES  Number of larvae phases (valid values are 1 and 2)  
Base 1  WaterQuality  NSATCONS  Phytoplankton: Nitrogen halfsaturation constant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  OCRATIO  Oxygen: Oxygen/Carbon in CO2  
Base 1  WaterQuality  OMRATIONC  Oxygen: Organic Matter Nitrogen/Carbon Ratio  
Base 1  WaterQuality  OMRATIOPC  Oxygen: Organic Matter Phosphorus/Carbon Ratio  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PHDECOMP  Nitrogen: Fraction of PON available for mineralization  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PHOSOPRAT  Oxygen: Oxygen/Carbon in Phosphate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PHOSPHOR  Phosphorus: Biogeochemical Processes Simulation  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PHOTOIN  Phytoplankton: Optimum light intensity for photosyntesis  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PHOTORES  Phytoplankton: Faction of actual photosynthesis oxidised by photorespiration  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PHOTOSOC  Oxygen: Photosynthesis Oxygen/Carbon ratio  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PHYINGCIL  Ciliates: Proportion of flagellates in microzooplankton ingestion  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PHYRATING  Zooplankton: proportion of phytoplankton in mesozooplankton ingestion  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PHYTO  Phytoplankton: Processes Simulation  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PLANK_OC_RAT  Oxygen: Oxygen/Carbon ratio in plankton respiration  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PMINNR  Phosphorus: DOPnr mineralization rate at reference temperature  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PMINNRCOEF  Phosphorus: DOPnr mineralization temperature coefficient  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PMINR  Phosphorus: DOPre mineralization rate at reference tempearture  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PMINRCOEF  Phosphorus: DOPre mineralization temperature coefficient  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PPARTMIN  Phosphorus: POP decomposition rate at reference temperature  
Base 1  WaterQuality  PSATCONS  Phytoplankton: Phosphorus halfsaturation constant  
Base 1  WaterQuality  SEMIIMP  Semiimplicit Method Calculation  
Base 1  WaterQuality  SIDISSTCOEF  Silica: Biogenic silica dissolution temperature coefficient  
Base 1  WaterQuality  SIKDISS  Silica: Biogenic silica dissolution rate in the water column at the reference temperature  
Base 1  WaterQuality  SILICA  Silica: Processes Simulation  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TBCONST1  Bacteria: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TBCONST2  Bacteria: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TBCONST3  Bacteria: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TBCONST4  Bacteria: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TBMAX  Bacteria: Maximum temperature tolerable temperature for growth  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TBMIN  Bacteria: Minimum temperature tolerable for growth  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TDENCOEF  Nitrogen: Denitrification Temperature Coefficient  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TEMPERATURE_REF  Larvae Reference temperature  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TFCONST1  Phytoplankton: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TFCONST2  Phytoplankton: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TFCONST3  Phytoplankton: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TFCONST4  Phytoplankton: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TFMAX  Phytoplankton: Maximum temperature tolerable for growth  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TFMIN  Phytoplankton: Minimum temperature tolerable for growth  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TMINNR  Nitrogen: DONnr mineralization temperature coefficient  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TMINR  Nitrogen: DONr mineralization temperature coefficient  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TNITCOEF  Nitrogen: Nitrification temperature coefficient  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TOPTBMAX  Bacteria: Maximum temperature of the optimal interval for growth  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TOPTBMIN  Bacteria: Minimum temperature of the optimal interval for growth  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TOPTFMAX  Phytoplankton: Maximum temperature of the optimal interval for photosyntesis  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TOPTFMIN  Phytoplankton: Minimum temperature of the optimal interval forphotosyntesis  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TOPTZMAX  Zooplankton: Maximum temperature of the optimal interval for the zooplankton growth  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TOPTZMIN  Zooplankton: Minimum temperature of the optimal interval for the zooplankton growth  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TPPARTMINCOEF  Phosphorus: POP decomposition temperature coefficient  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TZCONST1  Zooplankton: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TZCONST2  Zooplankton: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TZCONST3  Zooplankton: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TZCONST4  Zooplankton: Constant to control temperature response curve shape  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TZMAX  Zooplankton: Maximum temperature tolerable for growth  
Base 1  WaterQuality  TZMIN  Zooplankton: Minimum temperature tolerable for growth  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZDISSDON  Zooplankton: Dissolved organic fraction in excretions  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZEXCCONS  Zooplankton: Excretion constant for zooplankton  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZEXCFAC  Zooplankton: Excretion Factor  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZINGMAX  Zooplankton: Maximun ingestion rate  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZOCILASS  Zooplankton: Assimilation coefficient of microzooplankton by mesozooplankton  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZOCRATIO  Oxygen: Oxygen/Carbon ratio in mesozooplankton respiration  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZOO  Zooplankton: Processes Simulation  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZOOEFFCAPCIL  Zooplankton: Capture efficiency of microzoolankton  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZOOEFFCAPHY  Zooplankton: Capture efficiency of phytoplankton  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZOOPREYMIN  Zooplankton: Minimum prey concentration for grazing  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZOPHYASS  Zooplankton: Assimilation coefficient of flagellates by mesozooplankton  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZPREDMOR  Zooplankton: Predatory mortality rate (predation by higher trophic levels)  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZRATIONC  Zooplankton: Nitrogen/Carbon Ratio  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZRATIOPC  Zooplankton: Phosphorus/Carbon ratio  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZREFRESP  Zooplankton: Carbon consumption rate by respiration  
Base 1  WaterQuality  ZSOLEXCR  Zooplankton: Soluble inorganic fraction in excretions 
MOHID Base 2
Module Atmosphere
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 2  Atmosphere  BOX_TIME_SERIE  Output of property values in time series files, integrated in boxes.  
Base 2  Atmosphere  DATA_COLUMN  Number of column in the time series file.  
Base 2  Atmosphere  FILENAME  Path to the file with the time series.  
Base 2  Atmosphere  IRRIGATION  Property added by irrigation  
Base 2  Atmosphere  NO_INTERPOLATION  NoInterpolation of Value In Time (instead of interpolation calculates the exact amount of property in a time period). This requires VariableDT.  
Base 2  Atmosphere  OUTPUT_HDF  Output of property values in HDF files.  
Base 2  Atmosphere  OUTPUT_TIME  Output instants of HDF5 file.  
Base 2  Atmosphere  RADIATION_METHOD  Method to compute solar radiation  1  Climatologic solar radiation algorithm 
Base 2  Atmosphere  2  CEQUALW2 solar radiation algorithm  
Base 2  Atmosphere  RANDOM_COMPONENT  Random component of property.  
Base 2  Atmosphere  STATISTICS  Choose to compute the statistics of this property  
Base 2  Atmosphere  STATISTICS_FILE  Path to the file with the statistics definition for this property.  
Base 2  Atmosphere  TIME_SERIE  Output of property values in time series files.  
Base 2  Atmosphere  TIME_SERIE_LOCATION  Path to the file that has the time series location characteristics. 
Module Geometry
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 2  Geometry  DISPLACEMENT_LIMIT  the maximum displacement that the model allow cell faces to move vertically in meters (if LAGRANGIAN : 1)  
Base 2  Geometry  DOMAINDEPTH  The depth of the domain lower limit. User must give a value to this keyword or else the model do not run.  
Base 2  Geometry  EMPTY_TOP_LAYERS  Number of empty layers counting from top  
Base 2  Geometry  EQUIDISTANT  Thickness of layers admitting that all the layers have the same thickness  
Base 2  Geometry  FACES_OPTION  Methodology to compute areas between cells  2  Average thickness of the adjacent water columns (advised option) 
Base 2  Geometry  3  Minimum thickness of the adjacent water columns (advanced user option)  
Base 2  Geometry  GRIDMOVEMENTDUMP  
Base 2  Geometry  ID  Domain ID  
Base 2  Geometry  IMPER_COEF_U  U Coefficient to compute faces areas in U points  
Base 2  Geometry  IMPER_COEF_V  V Coefficient to compute faces areas in V points  
Base 2  Geometry  IMPER_COEFX_U  X_U Coefficient to compute faces areas in U points  
Base 2  Geometry  IMPER_COEFX_V  X_V Coefficient to compute faces areas in V points  
Base 2  Geometry  IMPERMEABILITY  Consider impermeable cell faces  
Base 2  Geometry  INITIALIZATION_METHOD  Type of initialization used in the case of a Lagrangian coordinate. This is also the reference coordinate in relation to which the Lagrangian coordinate suffers distortion function of the vertical velocity  CARTESIAN  Cartesian type coordinates 
Base 2  Geometry  SIGMA  Sigma type coordinates  
Base 2  Geometry  LAYERS  Number of layers  
Base 2  Geometry  LAYERTHICKNESS  If not equidistant specifies layers thicknesses, starting from bottom layers. The number of values must be equal to the number of layers  
Base 2  Geometry  MIN_TOP_THICKNESS  minimum thickness of collapsing cells of the Harmonic domain  
Base 2  Geometry  MINEVOLVELAYERTHICKNESS  Allowed distortion in percentage of initial thickness (if LAGRANGIAN : 1)  
Base 2  Geometry  MINIMUMDEPTH  water column thickness below which the cell is considered uncovered  
Base 2  Geometry  MININITIALLAYERTHICKNESS  minimal thickness of the bottom cells  
Base 2  Geometry  TOLERANCEDEPTH  Thickness of layer below which the bathymetry is corrected. Valid only for the sigma and Lagrangian (sigma initializaton) coordinate  
Base 2  Geometry  TOTALTHICKNESS  Total domain thickness. Valid only for the FixSpacing and FixSediment coordinates  
Base 2  Geometry  TYPE  Type of vertical coordinate of the domain  CARTESIAN  Cartesian coordinates 
Base 2  Geometry  CARTESIANTOP  A Cartesian Coordinate which is calculated downwards from the Digital Terrain (MOHID Land only)  
Base 2  Geometry  FIXSEDIMENT  Fixed Sediment coordinates  
Base 2  Geometry  FIXSPACING  Fixed Spacing coordinates  used to study flows close to the bottom  
Base 2  Geometry  HARMONIC  Harmonic coordinates  the horizontal faces close to the surface
expand and collapse depending on the variation of the surface elevation. This coordinate was implemented in the geometry module to simulate reservoirs.  
Base 2  Geometry  LAGRANGIAN  Lagrangian coordinates  moves the upper and
lower faces with the vertical flow velocity.  
Base 2  Geometry  SIGMA  Sigma coordinates  
Base 2  Geometry  SIGMATOP  A Sigma Coordinate which is calculated downwards from the Digital Terrain (MOHID Land only). Needs Normal Sigma Below 
Module BoxDif
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 2  BoxDif  OUTPUT_FILE  Output file location  
Base 2  BoxDif  TYPE  Coordinate Type  
Base 2  BoxDif  WRITE_BOXES  Option to write boxes output file 
Module FillMatrix
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 2  FillMatrix  BOXES_VALUES  Sequence of values for each box starting from box 1.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  CoefA  Coeficient to compute analytical profile.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  CoefB  Coeficient to compute analytical profile  
Base 2  FillMatrix  DATA_COLUMN  DATA_COLUMN is the number of the relevant column in the time series file.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  DEFAULTVALUE  Default value when INITIALIZATION_METHOD is used.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  DEPTH_PROFILE  Sequence of depth values. Used with PROFILE option.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  FILE_IN_TIME  Defines the kind of reading operation performed in time to modify the field  NONE  Matrix is not modified from reading values from file 
Base 2  FillMatrix  HDF  Reads data from an HDF5 file. There are restrictions regarding file format:
1) The fields stored in the file must correspond to the modeled domain, that is, they must correspond to the same horizontal and vertical grid. 2) In the Grid folder it is required to have the data sets: "Bathymetry", "ConnectionX", "ConnectionY", "Latitude", "Longitude" and "WaterPoints". 3) The name of the fields must be recognised by MOHID (see list of supported names) 4) Time data set must contain as many instants as the field data sets 5) Time data set must also contain dates for a period of the same or greater duration of the simulation.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  PROFILE_TIME_SERIE  Read solution from various profiles in time  
Base 2  FillMatrix  TIMESERIE  The data is given at a certain location with a time series. See time series to know about time series file format. File path is given in FILENAME. The number of the column containing needed data of the time series file must be indicated in DATA_COLUMN.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  FILENAME  Path to the file containing imposed data  
Base 2  FillMatrix  FILENAME_DEFAULT  Path to the file containing data for initialization of default value.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  HDF_FIELD_NAME  HDF5 group name  
Base 2  FillMatrix  INITIALIZATION_DEFAULT  Initial condition for default value, usable with INITIALIZATION_METHOD options not valid for all domain.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  INITIALIZATION_METHOD  Initial condition data input method.  ANALYTIC PROFILE  Initialization made by an analytical vertical profile. 
Base 2  FillMatrix  ASCII_FILE  Initialization with text file. File path given at FILENAME. File format is a griddata file (2D or 3D). In points of the domain where no values are given the DEFAULTVALUE is assumed.
If griddata file is 2D and the domain is 3D, a unique value is assumed for the whole water column.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  BOXES  Initialization by boxes (polygonal subdomains) for which a constant value is specified. Boxes are specified in separate file (path given by FILENAME keyword) blocks that have specific format.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  CONSTANT  Constant value for all domain.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  HDF  Reads initial field from a HDF file. Field is interpolated in time if necessary.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  LAYERS  Initialization by horizontal layers. Values are specified with LAYERS_VALUES keyword.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  PROFILE  Initialization made by vertical profile. Horizontal distribution is considered uniform. Profile must be specified with NDEPTH, DEPTH_PROFILE and PROFILE_VALUES keywords. Layers must no correspond to vertical discretization. The program interpolates the data on the vertical as needed.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  PROFILE_TIMESERIE  Read initial field from various profiles.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  TIMESERIE  Reads initial values from a time series file. If necessary the initial value is interpolated in time.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  LAYERS_VALUES  Sequence of values for each layer starting from the bottom layer.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  MULTIPLYING_FACTOR  Data field multiplying factor. HDF5 only.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  NDEPTHS  Number of values that the define the profile.  
Base 2  FillMatrix  PROFILE_TYPE  Type of analytical profile  EXPONENTIAL  Profile has an exponential format, given by the following expression Value = DefaultValue  CoefA * exp( CellDepth / CoefB) 
Base 2  FillMatrix  LINEAR  Profile has a linear format, given by the following expression:
Value = DefaultValue + CoefA * CellDepth / CoefB  
Base 2  FillMatrix  PROFILE_VALUES  Sequence of values that constitute the profile. 
Module Geometry
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 2  Geometry  DISPLACEMENT_LIMIT  the maximum displacement that the model allow cell faces to move vertically in meters  
Base 2  Geometry  DOMAINDEPTH  The depth of the domain lower limit. User must give a value to this keyword or else the model do not run.  
Base 2  Geometry  EMPTY_TOP_LAYERS  Number of empty layers counting from top  
Base 2  Geometry  EQUIDISTANT  Thickness of layers admitting that all the layers have the same thickness  
Base 2  Geometry  FACES_OPTION  Methodology to compute areas between cells  2  Average thickness of the adjacent water columns (advised option) 
Base 2  Geometry  3  Minimum thickness of the adjacent water columns (advanced user option)  
Base 2  Geometry  GRIDMOVEMENTDUMP  
Base 2  Geometry  ID  Domain ID  
Base 2  Geometry  IMPER_COEF_U  U Coefficient to compute faces areas in U points  
Base 2  Geometry  IMPER_COEF_V  V Coefficient to compute faces areas in V points  
Base 2  Geometry  IMPER_COEFX_U  X_U Coefficient to compute faces areas in U points  
Base 2  Geometry  IMPER_COEFX_V  X_V Coefficient to compute faces areas in V points  
Base 2  Geometry  IMPERMEABILITY  Consider impermeable cell faces  
Base 2  Geometry  INITIALIZATION_METHOD  Type of initialization used in the case of a Lagrangian coordinate. This is also the reference coordinate in relation to which the Lagrangian coordinate suffers distortion function of the vertical velocity  CARTESIAN  Cartesian type coordinates 
Base 2  Geometry  SIGMA  Sigma type coordinates  
Base 2  Geometry  LAGRANGIAN  Indicates that the defined domain can evolve in size as a lagrangian domain  
Base 2  Geometry  LAYERS  Number of layers  
Base 2  Geometry  LAYERTHICKNESS  If not equidistant specifies layers thicknesses, starting from bottom layers. The number of values must be equal to the number of layers  
Base 2  Geometry  MIN_TOP_THICKNESS  minimum thickness of colapsing cells of the Harmonic domain  
Base 2  Geometry  MINEVOLVELAYERTHICKNESS  coeficient which indicates how much a Lagrangian layer  
Base 2  Geometry  MINIMUMDEPTH  water column thickness below which the cell is considered uncovered  
Base 2  Geometry  MININITIALLAYERTHICKNESS  minimal thickness of the bottom cells  
Base 2  Geometry  TOLERANCEDEPTH  Thickness of layer below which the bathymetry is corrected. Valid only for the sigma and Lagrangian (sigma initializaton) coordinate  
Base 2  Geometry  TOTALTHICKNESS  Total domain thickness. Valid only for the FixSpacing and FixSediment coordinates  
Base 2  Geometry  TYPE  Type of vertical coordinate of the domain  CARTESIAN  Cartesian coordinates 
Base 2  Geometry  CARTESIANTOP  A Cartesian Coordinate which is calculated downwards from the Digital Terrain (MOHID Land only)  
Base 2  Geometry  FIXSEDIMENT  Fixed Sediment coordinates  
Base 2  Geometry  FIXSPACING  Fixed Spacing coordinates  used to study flows close to the bottom  
Base 2  Geometry  HARMONIC  Harmonic coordinates  the horizontal faces close to the surface
expand and collapse depending on the variation of the surface elevation. This coordinate was implemented in the geometry module to simulate reservoirs.  
Base 2  Geometry  LAGRANGIAN  Lagrangian coordinates  moves the upper and
lower faces with the vertical flow velocity.  
Base 2  Geometry  SIGMA  Sigma coordinates  
Base 2  Geometry  SIGMATOP  A Sigma Coordinate which is calculated downwards from the Digital Terrain (MOHID Land only). Needs Normal Sigma Below 
Module GridData
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 2  GridData  EVOLUTION  Gets if the bathymetry can change in time  
Base 2  GridData  EVOLUTION_FILE  Path to file that describes the time evolution.  
Base 2  GridData  FILL_VALUE  Default value for points with no data  
Base 2  GridData  PROPERTY_NAME  Name of the property that will change in time  
Base 2  GridData  TYPE_ZUV  Matrix Types (Centered in Z, U or V) 
Module HorizontalGrid
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 2  HorizontalGrid  CONSTANT_SPACING_X  Check if the spacing in X is constant  
Base 2  HorizontalGrid  CONSTANT_SPACING_Y  Check if constant Spacing in y is used  
Base 2  HorizontalGrid  COORD_TIP  Coordinate type of grid  
Base 2  HorizontalGrid  DX  Grid spacing dx  
Base 2  HorizontalGrid  DY  Gets DY spacing  
Base 2  HorizontalGrid  GRID_ANGLE  Grid angle with north  
Base 2  HorizontalGrid  ILB_IUB  minimum and maximum i in grid  
Base 2  HorizontalGrid  JLB_JUB  minimum and maximum J in grid  
Base 2  HorizontalGrid  LATITUDE  Latitude of grid  
Base 2  HorizontalGrid  LONGITUDE  Longitude of grid  
Base 2  HorizontalGrid  ORIGIN  X and Y origin of grid  
Base 2  HorizontalGrid  ZONE  UTM zone of coordinate 
Module Interpolation
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 2  Interpolation  EXTRAPOLATE_2D  
Base 2  Interpolation  EXTRAPOLATE_PROFILE  Check if the user wants to extrapolate in the vertical  
Base 2  Interpolation  IWD_N  Coefficient use in the inverse weight interpolation  
Base 2  Interpolation  KERNEL_TYPE  Type of kernel used in the convolution interpolations  Exponential  
Base 2  Interpolation  KERNEL_TYPE  Type of kernel used in the convolution interpolations  Gaussian  
Base 2  Interpolation  MAX_DISTANCE  Max distance for points to be consider in the inverse weight interpolation  
Base 2  Interpolation  MAX_ITERATIONS  Maximum number of iterations allowed in the logistic regression in the dataoriented convolution.  
Base 2  Interpolation  METHODOLOGY  The methodology used in the interpolation process  1  Conservative convolution 
Base 2  Interpolation  2  NonConservative convolution  
Base 2  Interpolation  3  Triangulation  
Base 2  Interpolation  4  Bilinear  
Base 2  Interpolation  5  Spline 2D  
Base 2  Interpolation  6  Inverse weight  
Base 2  Interpolation  N_DIM  The number of dimensions of the field to interpolate  
Base 2  Interpolation  N_GROUPS  Number of groups generated for each dimension in the dataoriented convolution.  
Base 2  Interpolation  NC_TYPE  Checks what class of NonConservative convolution process to use  1  User defined kernel for the NonConservative convolution 
Base 2  Interpolation  2  Smoothes the field using the PHI value  
Base 2  Interpolation  3  Data  
Base 2  Interpolation  PHI  Smoothing parameter. Gives the degree of smoothing in the interpolated field. Its range is ]0,1].  
Base 2  Interpolation  POLI_DEGREE_VERT  The order of the polynomial use to interpolate in the vertical  
Base 2  Interpolation  SAMPLE_SIZE  Number of observations needed for the logistic regression in the dataoriented convolution.  
Base 2  Interpolation  TYPE_ZUV  Where points are defined in the cell (Z  center; U  Face U; V : Face V) 
Module Statistic
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Base 2  Statistic  DAILY_STATISTIC  Performs daily integration of statistic values  
Base 2  Statistic  GEOMETRIC_MEAN  Performs geometric mean calculation for non negative parameters  
Base 2  Statistic  GLOBAL_STATISTIC  Performs statistic calculation of every timestep  
Base 2  Statistic  LAYER_DEFINITION  Layer definition  
Base 2  Statistic  MAX_DEPTH  Max depth of layer  
Base 2  Statistic  MAX_LAYER  Max layer k index  
Base 2  Statistic  METHOD_STATISTIC  Way to perform the statistics (full matrix, layers, etc)  
Base 2  Statistic  MIN_DEPTH  Minimum depth of layer  
Base 2  Statistic  MIN_LAYER  Layer lower index start  
Base 2  Statistic  MONTHLY_STATISTIC  Performs monthly integration of statistic values  
Base 2  Statistic  PERCENTILE 
MOHID Land
Module Runoff
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type


Land  Runoff  HYDRODYNAMIC_APROX  The overland flow routing method.  1  Kinematic Wave  2  Int  
Land  Runoff  2  Diffusion Wave  
Land  Runoff  3  Dynamic Wave  
Land  Runoff  ADJUST_SLOPE  Slope correction  0/1  Inactive/Active  1  Boolean  
Land  Runoff  MIN_WATER_COLUMN  Minimum water column for overland flow  0.001  m  Real  
Land  Runoff  STABILIZE  Connect/disconnect stability criteria  0/1  Inactive/Active  0  Boolean  
Land  Runoff  STABILIZE_FACTOR  Fraction of cell volume allowed for volume variation in one time step  Needed if STABILIZE : 1  0.1  %  Real  
Land  Runoff  MIN_ITERATIONS  Minimum number of internal iteration to start asking for a lower global dt  1  Int  
Land  Runoff  MAX_ITERATIONS  Maximum number of internal iterations allowed for the module  1024  Int  
Land  Runoff  LIMIT_DT_COURANT  Connect/disconnect limitation of dt by courant number  0/1  Inactive/Active  0  Boolean  
Land  Runoff  MAX_COURANT  Maximum value for Courant number  Needed if LIMIT_DT_COURANT : 1  1.0  Real  
Land  Runoff  DT_FACTOR  Factor for next internal dt prediction (increase dt by the factor if stable. reduce otherwise)  1.25  Real  
Land  Runoff  DT_SPLIT_FACTOR  Factor to predict next number of iteration  2.0  Real  
Land  Runoff  IMPOSE_BOUNDARY_VALUE  Connect/disconnect imposing boundary value  0/1  Inactive/Active  0  Boolean  
Land  Runoff  BOUNDARY_VALUE  Imposed boundary value  Needed if IMPOSE_BOUNDARY_VALUE : 1  m  Real  
Land  Runoff  SIMPLE_CHANNEL_FLOW  0/1  Inactive/Active  0  Boolean  
Land  Runoff  ROUTE_D4  Connect/disconnect route of water in 8 direction if accumulation cells exist  0/1  Inactive/Active  0  Boolean  
Land  Runoff  ROUTE_D4_ON_DN  Connect/disconnect route of water in 8 direction on cells that have drainage network  0/1  Inactive/Active  0  Boolean  
Land  Runoff  ADVECTION  Connect/disconnect advection  0/1  Inactive/Active  1  Boolean  
Land  Runoff  MIN_WATER_COLUMN_ADVECTION  Minimum water column for advection  Needed if ADVECTION : 1  0.0  Real  
Land  Runoff  WATER_COLUMN_FACE  Method for computing water column in the face  1  Using maximum level and maximum bottom  1  Int  
Land  Runoff  2  Using maximum level and average of bottom  
Land  Runoff  HYDRAULIC_RADIUS_MARGINS  0/1  Inactive/Active  1  Boolean  
Land  Runoff  IMPOSE_MAX_VELOCITY  0/1  Inactive/Active  0  Boolean  
Land  Runoff  MAX_VELOCITY  Needed if IMPOSE_MAX_VELOCITY : 1  0.1  Real  
Land  Runoff  DYNAMIC_ADJUST_MANNING  0/1  Inactive/Active  0  Boolean  
Land  Runoff  ALLOW_BOUNDARY_INFLOW  Allow water to go in the domain if boundary level is higher than water level or not and the level imposed behaves like a wall  0/1  Inactive/Active  0  Boolean 
Module Basin
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type 

Land  Basin  
Land  Basin  
Land  Basin 
Module Irrigation
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type 

Land  Irrigation  
Land  Irrigation  
Land  Irrigation 
Module ModulePorousMedia
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type 

Land  PorousMedia  
Land  PorousMedia  
Land  PorousMedia 
ModulePorousMediaProperties
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type 

Land  PorousMediaProperties  
Land  PorousMediaProperties  
Land  PorousMediaProperties 
ModuleReservoirs
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type 

Land  Reservoirs  
Land  Reservoirs  
Land  Reservoirs 
ModuleRunoffProperties
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type 

Land  RunoffProperties  
Land  RunoffProperties  
Land  RunoffProperties 
ModuleSnow
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type 

Land  Snow  
Land  Snow  
Land  Snow 
ModuleVegetation
Vegetation.dat
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type 

Land  Vegetation  VEGETATION_ID_FILE  Vegetation distribution grid path      String  
Land  Vegetation  VEGETATION_DT  Vegetation DT    86400  seconds  Real  
Land  Vegetation  INTEGRATION_DT  DT to integrate external variables until vegetation is called (vegetation DT)  86400  seconds  Real  
Land  Vegetation  PARAMETERS_FILE  Agricultural practices definition      String  
Land  Vegetation  GROWTH_DATABASE  Growth parameters for each vegetation type  read in case of vegetation growth simulation      String  
Land  Vegetation  PESTICIDE_DATABASE  Readed if growth simulation and PESTICIDE : 1      String  
Land  Vegetation  FERTILIZER_DATABASE  Readed if growth simulation and if FERTILIZATION : 1      String  
Land  Vegetation  FEDDES_DATABASE  Readed if not using growth simulation      String  
Land  Vegetation  MODEL_EVOLUTION  Global properties evolution  1  Vegetation growth will NOT be modeled    Integer  
Land  Vegetation  2  SWAT method will be used to model vegetation growth  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  GRAZING  Connects/disconnects grazing  0/1  Inactive/Active  0    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  HARVEST_KILL  Connects/disconnects Harvest and/or Kill  0/1  Inactive/Active  0    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  DORMANCY  Connects/disconnects dormancy  0/1  Inactive/Active  0    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  FERTILIZATION  Connects/disconnects fertilization  0/1  Inactive/Active  0    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  PESTICIDE  Connects/disconnects pesticides  0/1  Inactive/Active  0    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  NUTRIENT_FLUXES_WITH_SOIL  Connects/disconnects nutrient fluxes with soil  0/1  Inactive/Active  1    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  WATER_UPTAKE  0/1  Inactive/Active  1    Boolean  
Land  Vegetation  WATER_STRESS  Connects/disconnects water limitation on plant growth  0/1  Inactive/Active  1    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  TEMPERATURE_STRESS  Connects/disconnects temp. limitation on plant growth  0/1  Inactive/Active  0    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  NITROGEN_STRESS  Connects/disconnects N limitation on plant growth  0/1  Inactive/Active  0    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  PHOSPHORUS_STRESS  Connects/disconnects P limitation on plant growth  0/1  Inactive/Active  0    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  ADJUST_RUE_FOR_CO2  Connects/disconnects CO2 limitation on plant growth  0/1  Inactive/Active  1    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  ADJUST_RUE_FOR_VPD  Connects/disconnects Vapour Pressure Deficit limitation plant growth  0/1  Inactive/Active  1    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  CHANGE_LAI_SENESCENCE  Changes made to swat code because showed error with grazing  0/1  Inactive/Active  0    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  CHANGE_CANOPY_HEIGHT  Changes made to swat code because showed error with grazing  0/1  Inactive/Active  0    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  WATER_UPTAKE_METHOD    1  according to root profile  1  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  2  SWAT based (exponential and thresholds)  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  LIMIT_TRANSP_WATER_VEL  !Read if WATER_UPTAKE_METHOD == 1  0/1  Inactive/Active  0    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  ROOT_PROFILE  Read if WATER_UPTAKE_METHOD == 1  1  Triangular  1  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  2  Constant  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  3  Exponential(SWATlike)  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  WATER_UPTAKE_STRESS_METHOD  Read if WATER_UPTAKE_METHOD == 1  1  Feddes  1  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  2  VanGenuchten  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  NUTRIENT_UPTAKE_METHOD    1  uptake is: concentration * water uptake  2  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  2  SWAT based (independent of water uptake)  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  3  NO nutrient uptake  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  NUTRIENT_STRESS_METHOD    1  Effective/optimal  2  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  2  SWAT based  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  ATMOSPHERE_OUTPUT  Output averaged atmosphere properties during dt  0/1  Inactive/Active  0    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  FLUXES_TO_SOIL_OUTPUT  Output fluxes to soil  0/1  Inactive/Active  0    Boolean 
Land  Vegetation  ATMOSPHERE_CO2  Atmosphere CO2 concentrations  should be atmosphere prop  330  ppm  Real  
Land  Vegetation  WATER_UPTAKE_COMPENSATION_FACTOR  Factor for uptake compensation from lower layers if computed layer demand is not met if zero there will exist no compensation. If 1. total demand no met may come from lower layers  0.  real  
Land  Vegetation  NITROGEN_DISTRIBUTION_PARAMETER  20  Real  
Land  Vegetation  PHOSPHORUS_DISTRIBUTION_PARAMETER  20  Real  
Land  Vegetation  PHOSPHORUS_DISTRIBUTION_PARAMETER  20  Real  
Land  Vegetation  EVOLUTION  Global properties evolution  1  Read from file    Integer  
Land  Vegetation  2  Vegetation growth model  Integer 
Vegetation Parameters File
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type 

Land  Vegetation  AGRIC_PRACT_ID  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  NAME  String  
Land  Vegetation  VEGETATION_ID  crop ID used in this practice that has correspondence to SWAT crop growth database (see growth database)  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  PLANTING_JULIANDAY  Julian day when planting will occur  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  PLANTING_HUBASE  Percentage of POTENTIAL YEARLY HU when planting will occur  Real  
Land  Vegetation  MATURITY_HU  Total PLANT ACCUMULATED HU when reaching maturity  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  FILENAME  String  
Land  Vegetation  HARVESTKILL_JULIANDAY  julian day when harvestkill operation occur  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  HARVESTKILL_PLANTHU  Percentage of PLANT ACCUMULATED HU when harvestkill operation occur  Real  
Land  Vegetation  HARVEST_JULIANDAY  julian day when harvest operation occur  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  HARVEST_PLANTHU  Percentage of PLANT ACCUMULATED HU when harvest operation occur  Real  
Land  Vegetation  HARVEST_EFFICIENCY  Efficiency for harvest operation (residue if lower than 1)  Real  
Land  Vegetation  KILL_JULIANDAY  julian day when harvestkill operation occur  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  KILL_PLANTHU  Percentage of PLANT ACCUMULATED HU when kill operation occur  Real  
Land  Vegetation  GRAZING_START_JULIANDAY  julian day when grazing will occur  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  GRAZING_START_PLANTHU  Percentage of POTENTIAL YEARLY HU when grazing will occur  Real  
Land  Vegetation  GRAZING_DAYS  Days of grazing (continuous)  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  MINIMUM_BIOMASS_FOR_GRAZING  minimum biomass for grazing  kg/ha  Real  
Land  Vegetation  GRAZING_BIOMASS  grazed biomass  kh/ha.day  Real  
Land  Vegetation  GRAZING_FRACTION_TO_MANURE  fraction of grazed biomass that goes to manure in same cell and day (01)  Real  
Land  Vegetation  GRAZING_MANURE_NFRACTION  fraction of manure biomass that is N (01). If not > 0 will be the plant N fraction (animal digestion did not changed ratio)  Real  
Land  Vegetation  GRAZING_MANURE_NUREAFRACTION  fraction of manure N that is Urea (01). The remainder will be organic N  Real  
Land  Vegetation  TRAMPLING_BIOMASS  biomass not eaten but removed from plant and moved to soil, related to grazing efficiency  kg/ha.day  Real 
Fertilization Parameters File
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type 

Land  Vegetation  FERTILIZER_ID  Fertilizer used in autofertilization (see fertilizer database)  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  NITROGEN_TRESHOLD  Percentage of stress below which autofertilization starts (01)  Real  
Land  Vegetation  NITROGEN_APPLICATION_MAX  Maximum amount of fertilizer in one application  kg/ha  Real  
Land  Vegetation  NITROGEN_ANNUAL_MAX  Maximum amount of fertilizer in one year  kg/ha  Real  
Land  Vegetation  EXPLICIT_PHOSPHORUS  1  Explicit add phosphorus if needed    Boolean  
0  Add phosphorus if nitrogen needed (SWAT method)  
Land  Vegetation  PHOSPHORUS_TRESHOLD  only read if EXPLICIT_PHOSPHORUS : 1  Real  
Land  Vegetation  PHOSPHORUS_APPLICATION_MAX  only read if EXPLICIT_PHOSPHORUS : 1  Real  
Land  Vegetation  PHOSPHORUS_ANNUAL_MAX  only read if EXPLICIT_PHOSPHORUS : 1  Real  
Land  Vegetation  N_STRESS_TYPE  1  NTarget    Integer  
2  Annual Max approach  
Land  Vegetation  FERTILIZER_APPLICATION_JDAY  julian day when pesticide application will occur  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  FERTILIZER_APPLICATION_HU  Percentage of POTENTIAL YEARLY HU when pesticide application will occur  Real  
Land  Vegetation  FERTILIZER_CONT_ON S  1  If this is a continuous fertilizer application    Boolean  
0  or absent if not  
Land  Vegetation  FERTILIZER_CONT_DAYS  how many days of continuous application (read if FERTILIZER_CONT_ON : 1)  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  FERTILIZER_APPLICATION_KG_HA  Amount of fertilizer applied  kg/ha  Real  
Land  Vegetation  PESTICIDE_ID  Pesticide used in this application (see pesticide database)  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  PESTICIDE_APPLICATION_JDAY  julian day when pesticide application will occur  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  PESTICIDE_APPLICATION_HU  Percentage of POTENTIAL YEARLY HU when pesticide application will occur  Real  
Land  Vegetation  PESTICIDE_APPLICATION_KG_HA  Amount of pesticide applied  kg/ha  Real  
Land  Vegetation  PESTICIDE_CONT_ON  1  If this is a continuous pesticide application    Boolean  
0  or absent if not  
Land  Vegetation  PESTICIDE_CONT_DAYS  how many days of continuous application (read if PESTICIDE_CONT_ON : 1)  Integer 
Growth Database File
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type 

Land  Vegetation  PLANT_TYPE  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  OPTIMAL_NITROGENFRACTION_N1  Real  
Land  Vegetation  OPTIMAL_NITROGENFRACTION_N2  Real  
Land  Vegetation  OPTIMAL_NITROGENFRACTION_N3  Real  
Land  Vegetation  OPTIMAL_PHOSPHORUSFRACTION_P1  Real  
Land  Vegetation  OPTIMAL_PHOSPHORUSFRACTION_P2  Real  
Land  Vegetation  OPTIMAL_PHOSPHORUSFRACTION_P3  Real  
Land  Vegetation  BASE_TEMPERATURE  Real  
Land  Vegetation  OPTIMAL_TEMPERATURE  Real  
Land  Vegetation  RADIATION_EXTINCTION_COEF  Real  
Land  Vegetation  BIOMASS_ENERGY_RATIO  Real  
Land  Vegetation  CO2_HIGH  Real  
Land  Vegetation  BIOMASS_ENERGY_RATIO_HIGH  Real  
Land  Vegetation  RUE_DECLINE_RATE  Real  
Land  Vegetation  LAI_MAX  Real  
Land  Vegetation  OPTIMAL_LAIMAXFRACTION_1  Real  
Land  Vegetation  OPTIMAL_LAIMAXFRACTION_2  Real  
Land  Vegetation  GROWFRACTION_1  Real  
Land  Vegetation  GROWFRACTION_2  Real  
Land  Vegetation  GROWFRACTION_LAIDECLINE  Real  
Land  Vegetation  ROOT_DEPTH_MAX  Real  
Land  Vegetation  CANOPY_HEIGHT_MAX  Real  
Land  Vegetation  OPTIMAL_HARVEST_INDEX  Real  
Land  Vegetation  MINIMUM_HARVEST_INDEX  Real  
Land  Vegetation  YELD_NITROGENFRACTION  Real  
Land  Vegetation  YELD_PHOSPHORUSFRACTION  Real  
Land  Vegetation  TREE_YEARSTOMATURITY  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  TREE_MAXIMUMBIOMASS  Real  
Land  Vegetation  BIOMASS_FRAC_REMOVED_DORMANCY  Real  
Land  Vegetation  LAI_MIN_DORMANCY  Real 
Pesticide Database File
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type 

Land  Vegetation  PESTICIDE_ID  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  PESTICIDE_NAME  String  
Land  Vegetation  PESTICIDE_APPLICATION_JDAY  julian day when pesticide application will occur  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  PESTICIDE_APPLICATION_KG_HA  Amount of pesticide applied  kg/ha  Real 
Fertilizer Database File
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type 

Land  Vegetation  FERTILIZER_ID  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  FERTILIZER_NAME  String  
Land  Vegetation  MINERAL_N_FRACTION_IN_FERTILIZER  Real  
Land  Vegetation  ORGANIC_N_FRACTION_IN_FERTILIZER  Real  
Land  Vegetation  AMMONIA_FRACTION_IN_MINERAL_N  Real  
Land  Vegetation  MINERAL_P_FRACTION_IN_FERTILIZER  Real  
Land  Vegetation  ORGANIC_P_FRACTION_IN_FERTILIZER  Real  
Land  Vegetation  FERTILIZER_FRACTION_IN_SURFACE  Real 
Feddes Database File
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description  Default Value  Units  Type 

Land  Vegetation  VEGETATION_ID  Integer  
Land  Vegetation  FEDDES_TYPE  1  Normal  1    Integer  
2  With points  
3  Variable consoant the transpiration  
Land  Vegetation  FEDDES_H1  higher head for transpiration (saturation and oxygen loss)  m  Real  
Land  Vegetation  FEDDES_H2  1st optimal head for transpiration  m  Real  
Land  Vegetation  FEDDES_H3  2nd optimal head for transpiration  m  Real  
Land  Vegetation  FEDDES_H3H  m  Real  
Land  Vegetation  FEDDES_H3L  m  Real  
Land  Vegetation  FEDDES_H4  lower head for transpiration (wilting)  m  Real  
Land  Vegetation  FEDDES_R2L  m  Real  
Land  Vegetation  FEDDES_R2H  m  Real  
Land  Vegetation  USE_SALINITY  1  Yes  0    Boolean  
0  No  
Land  Vegetation  SALINITY_STRESS_THRESHOLD  
Land  Vegetation  SALINITY_STRESS_SLOPE  
Land  Vegetation  STRESS_INTERACTION  1  Additive  1    Integer  
2  Multiplicative  
3  Min of all 
MOHID Water
Module Assimilation
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description


Water  Assimilation  COLD_RELAX_PERIOD  Period of time along which relaxation has a linear increase  
Water  Assimilation  DESCRIPTION  Short description about the assimilation property  
Water  Assimilation  DIMENSION  Number of dimensions of the assimilation field  2  TwoDimensional property 
Water  Assimilation  3  ThreeDimensional property  
Water  Assimilation  NAME  Name of the assimilation property  
Water  Assimilation  OUTPUT_HDF  Output HDF results for assimilation property  
Water  Assimilation  OUTPUT_TIME  Vector with instants (starting from 0) when to perform outputs. The last number in the vector is the time step to perform the remaining outputs.  
Water  Assimilation  TIME_SERIE  Output time series for assimilation property  
Water  Assimilation  TIME_SERIE_LOCATION  Path to time serie locations file  
Water  Assimilation  TYPE_ZUV  Reference of the field to the grid.  U  Variable is referenced to the XX faces of the control volume 
Water  Assimilation  V  Variable is referenced to the YY faces of the control volume  
Water  Assimilation  Z  Variable is defined in the center of the control volume  
Water  Assimilation  UNITS  Assimilation property units  
Water  Assimilation  VGROUP_PATH 
Module Consolidation
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Water  Consolidation  BOXFLUXES  Path to boxes file. If specified in input data file, computes box integration based on the defined file.  
Water  Consolidation  COMPUTE_SHEAR_STRESS  Compute shear stress or read from file  
Water  Consolidation  CONSOLIDATION  Specifies if consolidation is to be computed  
Water  Consolidation  CONSOLIDATION_DT  Time step for consolidation  
Water  Consolidation  CONTINUOUS  Speficies if initialization is based in previous run  
Water  Consolidation  CSE_COEF  Coeficient to compute exponential increase of critical shear stress for erosion with depth  
Water  Consolidation  DECAYMENT  Computes porosity decayment (compaction) inside the sediment compartment  
Water  Consolidation  DECAYTIME  Decay factor for consolidation  
Water  Consolidation  INFINITE_CSE  Maximum critical shear stress for erosion  
Water  Consolidation  MAX_THICKNESS  Maximum layer thickness allowed for a sediment layer  
Water  Consolidation  MIN_THICKNESS  Minimum thickness allowed for a sediment layer  
Water  Consolidation  OUTPUT_HDF  Output HDF results  
Water  Consolidation  OUTPUT_TIME  Vector with instants (starting from 0) when to perform outputs. The last number in the vector is the time step to perform the remaining outputs.  
Water  Consolidation  SURFACE_CSE  Critical shear stress for erosion for the top layer  
Water  Consolidation  TIME_SERIE  Output time series  
Water  Consolidation  TIME_SERIE_LOCATION  Path to time serie locations file 
Module FreeVerticalMovement
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Water  FreeVerticalMovement  CHS  Hindered settling concentration threshold  
Water  FreeVerticalMovement  DEPOSITION  Compute deposition for particulate property  
Water  FreeVerticalMovement  FREEVERT_IMPEXP_ADV  Coeficient to compute vertical movement through implicit or explicit methods  0.0  Implicit 
Water  FreeVerticalMovement  1.0  Explicit  
Water  FreeVerticalMovement  KL  Parameter to compute settling velocity based on cohesive sediment concentration  
Water  FreeVerticalMovement  KL1  Parameter to compute settling velocity based on cohesive sediment concentration  
Water  FreeVerticalMovement  M  Parameter to compute settling velocity based on cohesive sediment concentration  
Water  FreeVerticalMovement  ML  Parameter to compute settling velocity based on cohesive sediment concentration  
Water  FreeVerticalMovement  SALTINT  Definition of free vertical movement being function of salinity  
Water  FreeVerticalMovement  SALTINTVALUE  Salinity limit. For salinity values smaller the settling velocity is zero. For salinity values greater then this limit the settling velocity is computed/prescribed.  
Water  FreeVerticalMovement  WS_TYPE  Method to compute settling velocity  1  Prescribe a constant settling velocity for particulate property 
Water  FreeVerticalMovement  2  Compute settling velocity as function of cohesive sediment concentration  
Water  FreeVerticalMovement  ws_value  
Water  FreeVerticalMovement  WS_VALUE  Prescribed constant settling velocity 
Module Hydrodynamic
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Water  Hydrodynamic  ADV_METHOD_H  Defines the horizontal numerical method of advection.  
Water  Hydrodynamic  ADV_METHOD_V  
Water  Hydrodynamic  ATM_PRESSURE  Checks if the user wants to consider the effect of the Atmospheric Pressure  
Water  Hydrodynamic  ATM_PRESSURE_TYPE  Defines the atmospheric reference field  0  no atmospheric reference field 
Water  Hydrodynamic  1  use "atmospheric pressure" from Module Atmosphere  
Water  Hydrodynamic  2  use "mslp" (aka Mean Sea Level Pressure) from Module Atmosphere  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BAROCLINIC  Checks if the user pretends to compute the baroclinic pressure  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BAROCLINIC_METHOD  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BAROCLINIC_OBC_DISCRET  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BAROCLINIC_POLIDEGREE  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BAROCLINIC_RADIATION  Check if the user wants to radiate internal tides  0  No radiation 
Water  Hydrodynamic  1  Horizontal  
Water  Hydrodynamic  2  Vertical  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BAROCLINIC_WAVE_DT  
Water  Hydrodynamic  begin_dragcoef  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BIHARMONIC  Check if the user wants to compute the horizontal diffusion of momentum with a biharmonic formulation  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BIHARMONIC_COEF  horizontal diffusion ocefficent used when the biharmonic option is on  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BOTTOMVISC_COEF  Factor that multiplies diffusion number for imposing a maximum viscosity at bottom layer  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BOTTOMVISC_LIM  Limitation of viscosity at the bottom due to semiimplicit discretization of shear stress on hydrodynamic equations.  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BOTTOMWATERFLUX  Checks if the user want to consider the effect of the soil infiltration or consolidation  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BOUNDARYBAROCLINIC  Check if the user wants to compute the baroclinic force in the boundary faces  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BOUNDARYFILE  The file name of 3D file where the relaxation coefficient are.  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BOXFLUXES  The user can give the name of the file boxes definition. If this file exist then the model computes water fluxes between boxes  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BRCORIOLIS  Checks if the user wants to relax the coriolis force  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BRFORCE  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BRROX  Checks if the user wants to relax the baroclinic force  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BRTRANSPORT  Checks if the user wants to relax the horizontal momentum transport  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BRVELOCITY  Checks if the user wants to relax the horizontal velocity  
Water  Hydrodynamic  BRWATERLEVEL  Checks if the user wants to relax the water level  
Water  Hydrodynamic  CELERITY_TYPE  
Water  Hydrodynamic  CENTRIFUGAL  Checks if the user want to consider the CENTRIFUGAL force. By default the CENTRIFUGAL force is not compute  
Water  Hydrodynamic  CONSERVATIVE_HOR_DIF  Check if the user wants to compute the horizontal diffusion in a conservative way.  
Water  Hydrodynamic  CONTINUOUS  Checks if the user pretends to continue a old run  
Water  Hydrodynamic  CORIOLIS  Checks if the user pretends to compute the coriolis force effect  
Water  Hydrodynamic  CORRECT_WATERLEVEL  check if the user wants to corrected the water level when it is lower than a reference water level  
Water  Hydrodynamic  CYCLIC_BOUNDARY  Check if the user wants to impose a CYCLIC boundary condition  
Water  Hydrodynamic  CYCLIC_DIRECTION  Check along which direction the user wants to impose a CYCLIC boundary condition  DirectionX_  Direction x 
Water  Hydrodynamic  DirectionY_  Direction Y  
Water  Hydrodynamic  DirectionXY_  Directions X and Y  
Water  Hydrodynamic  DATA_ASSIMILATION  Checks if the user want to impose a flow relaxation boundary condition. By default do not use flow relaxation boundary condition  
Water  Hydrodynamic  DEADZONE  Check if the user wants to define a dead zone where the submodel do not look for information in the father model.  
Water  Hydrodynamic  DEADZONE_FILE  Its a griddata file, filled with 0s and 1s indicating which cells are deadzone and which cells are not.  
Water  Hydrodynamic  DECAY_IN  
Water  Hydrodynamic  DECAY_OUT  
Water  Hydrodynamic  DISCRETIZATION  Check what type of implicit discretization in time is choose for the global equations  1  Abbott Scheme  4 equations per iteration 
Water  Hydrodynamic  2  Leendertse Scheme  6 equations per iteration  
Water  Hydrodynamic  DT_OUTPUT_TIME  
Water  Hydrodynamic  ENERGY  Check if the user want to compute the potential and kinetic energy of the entire domain  
Water  Hydrodynamic  ENERGY_DT  
Water  Hydrodynamic  ENERGY_WINDOW  
Water  Hydrodynamic  ENTERING_WAVE  Checks if the wave imposed in the boundary is entering in the domain or leaving it  
Water  Hydrodynamic  EVOLUTION  Checks out if the user pretends to actualize the hydrodynamic properties computing the equations or reading them from a file there is also the possibility of read the residual flow of the last run and maintain the instant properties equal to the residual ones. The user can also say that the hydrodynamic properties have always null value.  No_hydrodynamic  No hydrodynamic 
Water  Hydrodynamic  Read_File  Read File  
Water  Hydrodynamic  Residual_hydrodynamic  Residual hydrodynamic  
Water  Hydrodynamic  Solve_Equations  Solve equations  
Water  Hydrodynamic  Vertical1D  1D vertical model of the water column. Only coriolis and wind stress. Neuman conditions of horizontal null gradient are imposed for velocities and water level.  
Water  Hydrodynamic  HMIN_ADVECTION  The user can impose a specific water column heigth below which the horizontal advection is not compute. By default when the water column has less then 0.5 m the advection in not compute  
Water  Hydrodynamic  HMIN_CHEZY  Checks the minimum water column height below which the chezy coefficient is constant. By default Hmin_Chezy is equal to 10 cm  
Water  Hydrodynamic  HMIN_CONVECTION  
Water  Hydrodynamic  HORIZONTALADVECTION  Checks if the user pretends to compute the horizontal advection effect  
Water  Hydrodynamic  HORIZONTALCONVECTION  
Water  Hydrodynamic  HORIZONTALDIFFUSION  Checks if the user pretends to compute the horizontal diffusion effect  
Water  Hydrodynamic  IMPLICIT_HORADVECTION  Checks if the user wants to compute the horizontal advection implicitly. By default the model do not compute the horizontal advection implicitly  
Water  Hydrodynamic  IMPLICIT_HORCONVECTION  
Water  Hydrodynamic  IMPLICIT_VERTADVECTION  Check if the vertical advection is implicit  0.0  Explicit 
Water  Hydrodynamic  0.5  Hybrid for option in (0.0, 1.0)  
Water  Hydrodynamic  1.0  Implicit  
Water  Hydrodynamic  IMPLICIT_VERTCONVECTION  
Water  Hydrodynamic  IMPLICIT_VERTDIFFUSION  Check if the vertical advection is implicit  0.0  Explicit 
Water  Hydrodynamic  0.5  Hybrid for option in (0.0, 1.0)  
Water  Hydrodynamic  1.0  Implicit  
Water  Hydrodynamic  INERTIAL_PERIODS  The period after which the total effect of the baroclinic force is compute  
Water  Hydrodynamic  INITIAL_ELEVATION  Checks if the user wants to impose a initial elevation  
Water  Hydrodynamic  INITIAL_ELEVATION_VALUE  The user define with this keyword the initial elevation value  
Water  Hydrodynamic  INITIAL_VEL_U  Checks if the user pretends to impose a initial U (X) velocity  
Water  Hydrodynamic  INITIAL_VEL_V  Checks if the user pretends to impose a initial V (Y) velocity  
Water  Hydrodynamic  INVERTED_BAROMETER_COEF  The user can change the inverted barometer solution using this calibration coefficient  1  Imposed water level using the inverted barometer simplified solution 
Water  Hydrodynamic  INVERTED_BAROMETER_REF_ATM_PRESSURE  The user can also change the reference atmospheric pressure of the inverted barometer solution via this keyword  101325  
Water  Hydrodynamic  INTERNAL_CELERITY  
Water  Hydrodynamic  LOCAL_DENSITY  Check if the user want to divide the baroclinic pressure by the local density to compute. if this option is false is used the reference density  
Water  Hydrodynamic  LOCAL_SOLUTION  Check what type o local (or reference) solution the user wants to use as a reference for the radiative and relaxation boundary conditions  1  No local solution 
Water  Hydrodynamic  2  Submodel  
Water  Hydrodynamic  3  AssimilationField  
Water  Hydrodynamic  4  Gauge  
Water  Hydrodynamic  5  AssimilaPlusSubModel  
Water  Hydrodynamic  6  GaugePlusSubModel  
Water  Hydrodynamic  7  AssimilaGaugeSubModel  
Water  Hydrodynamic  MIN_COMPONENT  The minimum component of the radiative wave below which the radiation process is canceled  
Water  Hydrodynamic  MIN_VELOCITY  The minimum velocity in the open boundary below which the radiation is canceled  
Water  Hydrodynamic  MIN_WATERLEVEL  reference level below which the water level is corrected.  
Water  Hydrodynamic  MINVEL_BAROCLINIC  
Water  Hydrodynamic  MISSING_NULL  Check if the user wants to replace the missing values by zero  
Water  Hydrodynamic  MOMENTUM_DISCHARGE  Checks if the user wants to do a discharge of momentum. By default the model do not have momentum discharges  
Water  Hydrodynamic  NH_ALPHA_LU  
Water  Hydrodynamic  NH_IMPLICIT_COEF_W  
Water  Hydrodynamic  NH_MAXIT  
Water  Hydrodynamic  NH_NORMALIZED_RESIDUAL  
Water  Hydrodynamic  NH_RESIDUAL  
Water  Hydrodynamic  NONHYDROSTATIC  Checks if the user want to compute the effect of local vertical acceleration over the pressure field  
Water  Hydrodynamic  NORMAL_BAROCLINIC  
Water  Hydrodynamic  NULL_BOUND_HORADV  Checks if the user wants to assume null horizontal advection in the open boundary  
Water  Hydrodynamic  NULL_BOUND_HORCONV  
Water  Hydrodynamic  OBSTACLE  Checks if the user want to parameterize the influence of an
OBSTACLE in the flow, giving a determined drag coefficient 

Water  Hydrodynamic  OUTPUT_FACES  Option to output to Hydrodynamic HDF5 file the horizontal velocity component properties in the velocity (U or V) grid.  
Water  Hydrodynamic  OUTPUT_PROFILE  Perform profile outputs in HDF5 format  
Water  Hydrodynamic  OUTPUT_TIME  
Water  Hydrodynamic  POTENTIAL_ALGORITHM  
Water  Hydrodynamic  RADIATION  Checks if the user wants to impose the Flather 1974 radiation boundary condition or other  0  No Radiation 
Water  Hydrodynamic  1  FlatherWindWave_  
Water  Hydrodynamic  2  FlatherLocalSolution_  
Water  Hydrodynamic  3  BlumbergKantha_  
Water  Hydrodynamic  RAMP  Check if the user wants to start with baroclinic force null and only after a specific period the total force is compute.  
Water  Hydrodynamic  RAMP_START  This keyword is used to read the initial data Year Month Day Hour Minutes Seconds  
Water  Hydrodynamic  RECORDING  Checks if the user wants to record the hydrodynamic properties in binary format that can be used latter by the option Read_File of the keyword EVOLUTION. By default the model do not record the flow properties  
Water  Hydrodynamic  REF_BOUND_WATERLEVEL  
Water  Hydrodynamic  RELAX_REF_VEL  
Water  Hydrodynamic  RESIDUAL  Check if the user want to compute the residual flow  
Water  Hydrodynamic  RESTART_FILE_OUTPUT_TIME  Output Time to write restart files  
Water  Hydrodynamic  RESTART_FILE_OVERWRITE  Defines whether to overwrite the output restart file or not. By default, the output restart is not overwritten  
Water  Hydrodynamic  SLIPPING_CONDITION  Checks if the user want to consider the slipping condition for horizontal diffusion  
Water  Hydrodynamic  SLOWSTART  Imposed a specific period in seconds after which the model consider the total imposed boundary wave. Along this period the wave amplitude is multiplied by a coefficient that has linear evolution between 0 and 1.
By default this period is zero seconds 

Water  Hydrodynamic  STATISTICS  Checks out if the user pretends the statistics of the hydrodynamic properties  
Water  Hydrodynamic  STATISTICS_FILE  The statistics definition file of the hydrodynamic properties  
Water  Hydrodynamic  SUBMODEL  Check if the user wants to run this model as a submodel  
Water  Hydrodynamic  SURFACEWATERFLUX  Checks if the user want to consider the effect of precipitation and evaporation  
Water  Hydrodynamic  TIDE  Checks if the user pretends to impose a wave tide in the open boundary  
Water  Hydrodynamic  TIDEPOTENTIAL  Checks if the user want to consider the effect of the potential tide  
Water  Hydrodynamic  TIME_SERIE  Checks out if the user pretends to write a time serie  
Water  Hydrodynamic  TIME_SERIE_LOCATION  
Water  Hydrodynamic  TLAG_FILE  The name file where are the relaxation times defined for the radiation boundary condition  
Water  Hydrodynamic  TVD_METHOD_H  
Water  Hydrodynamic  TVD_METHOD_V  
Water  Hydrodynamic  UP_CENTER  Check if the horizontal advection discretization is upstream or center differences. By default advection is computed using a Upstream scheme  0.0  Centred differences 
Water  Hydrodynamic  0.5  Hybrid for option in (0,1)  
Water  Hydrodynamic  1.0  Upstream  
Water  Hydrodynamic  VELNORMALBOUNDARY  Checks the velocities the user want to impose in the exterior faces  1  null value 
Water  Hydrodynamic  2  null gradient  
Water  Hydrodynamic  VELTANGENTIALBOUNDARY  Checks the velocities the user want to impose between two boundary points  1  null value 
Water  Hydrodynamic  2  null gradient  
Water  Hydrodynamic  VERTICAL_AXISYMMETRIC  Checks if the user wants to simulate implicit the sea level evolution (by default is ADI). This option only works if the flow has only one horizontal dimension. (0  ADI; 1  X always implicit; 2  Y always implicit)  
Water  Hydrodynamic  VERTICALADVECTION  Checks if the user pretends to compute the vertical advection effect  
Water  Hydrodynamic  VERTICALCONVECTION  
Water  Hydrodynamic  VERTICALDIFFUSION  Checks if the user pretends to compute the vertical diffusion effect  
Water  Hydrodynamic  VMIN_CHEZY  Checks the minimum velocity (Vmin_Chezy) below which the chezy coefficient is constant if the water column is smaller than Hmin_Chezy. By default Vmin_Chezy is equal to 0.10 m/s  
Water  Hydrodynamic  VOLUME_RELATION_MAX  
Water  Hydrodynamic  VOLUMEVARIATION  Checks if the user pretends to compute the volume variation effect  
Water  Hydrodynamic  WATER_DISCHARGES  Check if the user want to water discharges  
Water  Hydrodynamic  WATERCOLUMN2D  water column thickness below which the 3D processes are disconnected  
Water  Hydrodynamic  WATERLEVEL_MAX_MIN  Computes the spatial maps of the maximum and of the minimum water elevation.  
Water  Hydrodynamic  WAVE_DIRECTION  The user with this keyword give a direction to a wave entering the domain  
Water  Hydrodynamic  WAVE_STRESS  Checks if the user want to consider the effect of the waves stress. By default the waves stress is not compute  
Water  Hydrodynamic  WIND  Checks if the user want to consider the effect of the wind stress. By default the wind stress is not computed  0  No wind forcing 
Water  Hydrodynamic  1  wind forcing  
Water  Hydrodynamic  2  wind forcing with a smooth start  
Water  Hydrodynamic  WIND_SMOOTH_PERIOD  The user specify the wind smooth period 
Module HydrodynamicFile
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Water  HydrodynamicFile  BAT_INTEGRATION_TYPE  It is possible to calculate the new bathymetry (spacial integration) using two different options  MaxVal_Type  Each new integrated cell has the maximum value of the cells used to do the integration of that cell 
Water  HydrodynamicFile  MeanVal_Type  The depth of the integrated cell is obtained by the average of the cells used to do the integration of that cell.  
Water  HydrodynamicFile  DT_HYDROFILE  Time Step of the hydrodynamic file  
Water  HydrodynamicFile  IN_FIELD  Input File Name  
Water  HydrodynamicFile  IN_FILE_TYPE  Input File Type  BeginEnd_type  
Water  HydrodynamicFile  M2_Tide_type  
Water  HydrodynamicFile  IN_FILE_VERSION  Input File Version  1  Only available if LOAD_TO_MEMORY = 0 
Water  HydrodynamicFile  2  
Water  HydrodynamicFile  LOAD_TO_MEMORY  Load all information to memory  
Water  HydrodynamicFile  N_ITEGRATION_CELLS  Number of cells that will be integrated (the integration space step)  
Water  HydrodynamicFile  NEW_BATIM  Gets the name of the new bathymetry  
Water  HydrodynamicFile  OUT_FIELD  Ouput Data File  
Water  HydrodynamicFile  OUT_FILE_VERSION  Controls the version of the output file  1  
Water  HydrodynamicFile  2  
Water  HydrodynamicFile  SPACE_INTEGRATION  Verifies if the integration of fluxes in space is to be done  
Water  HydrodynamicFile  TIME_INTEGRATION  Performs an integration in time,  
Water  HydrodynamicFile  WINDOW  It is possible to define a window inside a bathymetry, where we want to record values to the hydrodynamic file 
Module InterfaceSedimentWater
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  begin_diff_coef  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  BENTHOS  Compute property benthic ecological processes  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  BOX_TIME_SERIE  Outputs property results in box time series  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  BOXFLUXES  Path to boxes file. If specified in input data file, computes box integration based on the defined file.  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  CEQUALW2  Compute property CEQUALW2 benthic ecological processes  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  CONSOLIDATION  Activates consolidation processes as well as erosion from consolidated sediment compartment  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  DEPOSITION  Compute property deposition  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  DESCRIPTION  Brief description of the property  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  DESCRIPTION  Description of the rate to perform output  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  DETRITUS  Compute property as detritus  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  EROSION  Compute property erosion  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  FIRSTPROP  Name of the first property involved in the rate  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  MASS_LIMITATION  Property mass is finite  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  MASS_MIN  Minimum mass allowed for the property if MASS_LIMITATION is on. Values of zero are allowed.  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  NAME  Name of the property  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  NAME  Name of the rate to perform output  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  OLD  Initialization is made based on previous run (overrides FillMatrix keywords)  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  OUTPUT_HDF  Outputs property results in HDF5 format  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  OUTPUT_SHEAR_STRESS  Output shear stress in HDF format  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  OUTPUT_TIME  Vector with instants (starting from 0) when to perform outputs. The last number in the vector is the time step to perform the remaining outputs.  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  PARTICULATE  Property physical state: 0  Dissolved; 1  Particulate  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  REFERENCE_DEPTH  Reference depth below which shear stress is limited. Keyword is only read if SHEAR_STRESS_LIMITATION is on.  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  REFERENCE_SHEAR_STRESS  Shear stress value assumed in limited cells when SHEAR_STRESS_LIMITATION is on  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  RESTART_FILE_OUTPUT_TIME  Output Time to write restart files  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  RESTART_FILE_OVERWRITE  Defines whether to overwrite the output restart file or not. By default, the output restart is not overwritten  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  SAND_TRANSPORT  Compute sand tranport  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  SECONDPROP  Name of the second property involved in the rate  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  SEDIMENT_FLUXES  Compute property fluxes between interface sedimentwater and sediment column  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  SEDIMENT_WATER_FLUXES  Compute property fluxes between sediment and water column  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  SHEAR_STRESS_LIMITATION  Limit shear stress values in shallow zones  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  STATISTICS_SHEAR  Perform statistics to shear velocity  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  STATISTICS_SHEAR_FILE  Path to statistics input data file. Only read if STATISTICS_SHEAR is on.  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  TIME_SERIE  Outputs property results in time series  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  TIME_SERIE_LOCATION  Path to time serie locations file  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  UNITS  Property units  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  WATER_FLUXES  Compute property fluxes to/from water column  
Water  InterfaceSedimentWater  WAVETENSION  Compute wave induced shear stress 
Module Jet
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Water  Jet  BOTTOM_SALINITY  ambient bottom salinity when a LINEAR water column is admitted  
Water  Jet  BOTTOM_TEMPERATURE  ambient bottom temperature when a LINEAR water column is admitted  
Water  Jet  BOTTOM_VELU  ambient bottom velocity U when a LINEAR water column is admitted  
Water  Jet  BOTTOM_VELV  ambient bottom velocity V when a LINEAR water column is admitted  
Water  Jet  DEFAULT_SALINITY  ambient salinity when a UNIFORM water column is admitted  
Water  Jet  DEFAULT_TEMPERATURE  ambient temperature when a UNIFORM water column is admitted  
Water  Jet  DEFAULT_VELU  ambient velocity U when a UNIFORM water column is admitted  
Water  Jet  DEFAULT_VELV  ambient velocity V when a UNIFORM water column is admitted  
Water  Jet  DT_OUTPUT  Time interval between outputs  
Water  Jet  INITIAL_TRACER_CONCENTRATION  Initial concentration of generic tracer  
Water  Jet  LAGRANGIAN  
Water  Jet  LOCAL_TYPE  Methodology to define the ambient variables  FIELD3D  3D field generated by the MOHID system 
Water  Jet  LINEAR  Water column where the density and velocity have a linear profile  
Water  Jet  UNIFORM  Uniform water column  
Water  Jet  MAX_DT  Maximum time step interval  
Water  Jet  MAX_DV  Maximum volume variation between time steps  
Water  Jet  MAX_PLUME_DIAMETER  Plume diameter from which initial dilution stops. This value is used to simulate the jets overlapping  
Water  Jet  OUTFALL_ANGLE  Outfall angle  
Water  Jet  OUTFALL_LENGTH  Outfall length  
Water  Jet  OUTPUT_TYPE  The output can be made given the exact information in specific output times or a cloud of particles for each output time  
Water  Jet  PARAMETERIZATION  Parametrization used to simulate the entrainment process  CORJET  Parameterization based on CORJET model 
Water  Jet  JETLAG  Parameterization based on JETLAG model  
Water  Jet  PARTICLES_NUMBER  In case of OUTPUT_TYPE = CLOUD this is the number of output tracer per output time interval  
Water  Jet  PORT_ANGLE_HZ  Port vertical angle  
Water  Jet  PORT_ANGLE_XY  Port horizontal angle  
Water  Jet  PORT_BOTTOM_DISTANCE  Port distance from the bottom  
Water  Jet  PORT_DIAMETER  Diameter of each port  
Water  Jet  PORTS_NUMBER  Number of Ports  
Water  Jet  RUN_MAX_PERIOD  Maximum run period  
Water  Jet  RUN_MIN_PERIOD  Minimum run period  
Water  Jet  SEDIMENT_COLUMN  
Water  Jet  SURFACE_SALINITY  ambient surface salinity when a LINEAR water column is admitted  
Water  Jet  SURFACE_TEMPERATURE  ambient surface temperature when a LINEAR water column is admitted  
Water  Jet  SURFACE_VELU  ambient surface velocity U when a LINEAR water column is admitted  
Water  Jet  SURFACE_VELV  ambient surface velocity V when a LINEAR water column is admitted  
Water  Jet  WAVES 
Module Lagrangian
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Water  Lagrangian  ACCIDENT_METHOD  How to distribute initially the particles if the emission type is accident  1  The "Fay" option 
Water  Lagrangian  2  The "Thickness" option  
Water  Lagrangian  ACCIDENT_TIME  Time when the accident occur.
By default is equal to the model start time 

Water  Lagrangian  ADVECTION  Move Particle due to horizontal velocity.  
Water  Lagrangian  AMBIENT_CONC  Ambient concentration.  
Water  Lagrangian  ASSOCIATE_BEACH_PROB  Checks if the user want to associate beaching probability to the particles  
Water  Lagrangian  BEACHING  
Water  Lagrangian  BEACHING_BOX_FILENAME  Link to the data file which contains the definition of the boxes used for defining the beaching probability.  
Water  Lagrangian  BEACHING_LIMIT  Maximum distance between particles and coast for particle beaching  
Water  Lagrangian  BOTTOM_DISTANCE  Distance from bottom below which the tracer can sediment.  
Water  Lagrangian  BOTTOM_EMISSION  Checks if the tracers are emited from the bottom.  
Water  Lagrangian  BOX_NUMBER  Number of box to associate to origin.  
Water  Lagrangian  BOXES_BEACHING_PROB  List of Inbox Beaching Probability.  
Water  Lagrangian  BOXVOLINIC  Initial Volume of a particle in the box.  
Water  Lagrangian  COEF_INITIAL_MIXING  Coefficient use to control volume increase due to initial mixing  
Water  Lagrangian  COMPUTE_AGE  This logical option allows to compute the age of each tracer.  
Water  Lagrangian  COMPUTE_BUOYANCY  Computes Particle vertical velocity evolution due to density gradients  
Water  Lagrangian  COMPUTE_PLUME  Computes Particle Plume due density gradients  
Water  Lagrangian  CONC_COLUMN  Column of the time serie input where is defined a variable concentration.  
Water  Lagrangian  CONC_VARIABLE  Check if the user wants a variable concentration.  
Water  Lagrangian  CONCENTRATION  Concentration of the property.  
Water  Lagrangian  D50  
Water  Lagrangian  DEFAULT_BEACHING_PROB  The probability a particle "beaches" when beaching is enabled  
Water  Lagrangian  DENSITY_METHOD  Formula to calculate particle density  1  Leendertse 
Water  Lagrangian  2  UNESCO  
Water  Lagrangian  3  Constant  
Water  Lagrangian  DEPOSITION  Checks if the tracers can deposited.  
Water  Lagrangian  DEPTH_CELLS  Depth in Cells (from bottom)  
Water  Lagrangian  DEPTH_METERS  Depth of emission relativ to surface.  
Water  Lagrangian  DISCHARGE_FILE  A Link to the data file whichs contains the time serie of the variable flow  
Water  Lagrangian  DT_EMIT  The interval between emissions. By default this value is equal to DT_PARTIC  
Water  Lagrangian  DT_PARTIC  Particle Time Step  
Water  Lagrangian  EMISSION_SPATIAL  Type of spatial emission.  Accident  Emission as accident 
Water  Lagrangian  Box  Emission from a Box  
Water  Lagrangian  Point  Emission at a single point  
Water  Lagrangian  EMISSION_TEMPORAL  Type of temporal emission  Continuous  Continuous emission 
Water  Lagrangian  Instantaneous  Instantaneous emission  
Water  Lagrangian  EROSION_RATE  Rate of tracers erosion.  
Water  Lagrangian  EULERIAN_MONITOR  Path to a boxes file to integrate eulerian concentrations based on lagrangian tracers  
Water  Lagrangian  EXTINCTION_PARAMETER  This property has an extinction parameter. This parameter can be use
to compute the effect of this property in the light extinction 

Water  Lagrangian  FLOAT  Indicates if the particle is a floating particle (e.g. oil)  
Water  Lagrangian  FLOW  The flow of the point emission  
Water  Lagrangian  FLOW_COLUMN  The data column of the flow values which define the time serie of the variable flow  
Water  Lagrangian  FLOW_VARIABLE  Checks if the flow of the point emission is variable DT  
Water  Lagrangian  GROUP_ID  The Group ID to which the origin belongs  
Water  Lagrangian  INCRP  Increment of grid cells to fill Boxes.  
Water  Lagrangian  JET_DATA_FILE  Link to the data file which contains the Plume / Jet parameterizations  
Water  Lagrangian  JET_DT  Time interval for the actualization of Plume Jet properties  
Water  Lagrangian  KILL_LAND_PARTICLES  Kills particles which are located in a Waterpoint which is not a OpenPoint  
Water  Lagrangian  MAINTAIN_RELATIVE_POSITION  Check is the user wants to maintain
the vertical relative position of the origin 

Water  Lagrangian  MIN_CONCENTRATION  
Water  Lagrangian  MIN_SED_VELOCITY  Minimum Sedimention velocity.  
Water  Lagrangian  MONITOR_BOX  Link to the data file which contains the definition of the boxes used for particle "monitoring" (Residence Time)  
Water  Lagrangian  MONITOR_BOX_PROP_MASS  Name of property to monitor mass in a box  
Water  Lagrangian  MOVEMENT  Type of particle aleatory horizontal movement  NotRandom  Do not consider any aleatory horizontal component 
Water  Lagrangian  SullivanAllen  Parameterization based on Sullivan Allen formulation  
Water  Lagrangian  MOVING_ORIGIN  Checks if the Origin has a moving location  
Water  Lagrangian  MOVING_ORIGIN_COLUMN_X  The data column in which the X position values are given  
Water  Lagrangian  MOVING_ORIGIN_COLUMN_Y  The data column in which the Y position values are given  
Water  Lagrangian  MOVING_ORIGIN_FILE  A Link to the data file which contains the time serie of the position of the origin  
Water  Lagrangian  MOVING_ORIGIN_UNITS  Units in which the moving origin position is given  Meters  The units are meters 
Water  Lagrangian  Cells  The units are given as cells  
Water  Lagrangian  NAME  Name of the property.  
Water  Lagrangian  NBR_PARTIC  Number of Particles in each emission.  
Water  Lagrangian  NOWQM  To compute age without running moduleWQM.  
Water  Lagrangian  OLD  If the computation of this origin is continued from a previous run  
Water  Lagrangian  ORIGIN_NAME  Name of the Origin. Origin Names must be unic.  
Water  Lagrangian  OUTPUT_CONC  Output Integration Type  1  Uses maximum values for integration 
Water  Lagrangian  2  Uses average values for integration  
Water  Lagrangian  OUTPUT_MAX_TRACER  Checks if the users wants to output the maximum tracer concentration in each cell  
Water  Lagrangian  OUTPUT_TIME  Output Time  
Water  Lagrangian  OVERLAY_VELOCITY  Checks if the user wants to add an aditional velocity to the particles  
Water  Lagrangian  PARTIC_BOX  Link to the data file which contains the definition of the boxes used for particle emission  
Water  Lagrangian  PARTITION_COEF_SED  Partition coefficent in the sediment.  
Water  Lagrangian  PARTITION_COEF_WATER  Partition coefficient in the water column.  
Water  Lagrangian  PARTITION_COUPLE_SED  Concentration of the dissolved phase in the intersticial water. The dissolved phase is admitted with a constant concentration.  
Water  Lagrangian  PARTITION_COUPLE_WATER  Concentration of the dissolved phase. The dissolved phase is admitted with a constant
concentration 

Water  Lagrangian  PARTITION_RATE_SED  Rate of transfer between the two phases.  
Water  Lagrangian  PARTITION_RATE_WATER  Rate of transfer between the two phases.  
Water  Lagrangian  PARTITION_SED  Checks if the tracers has two phases
(adsorbe and dissolved) in the sediment 

Water  Lagrangian  PARTITION_WATER  Checks if the tracers has two phases
(adsorbe and dissolved) in the water column. 

Water  Lagrangian  POINT_VOLUME  Volume of instantanous emission  
Water  Lagrangian  POSITION_CELLS  X and Y Position of the origin in grid cells.  
Water  Lagrangian  POSITION_METERS  X and Y Position of the origin in meters.  
Water  Lagrangian  RESTART_FILE_OUTPUT_TIME  Output Time to write restart files  
Water  Lagrangian  RESTART_FILE_OVERWRITE  Defines whether to overwrite the output restart file or not. By default, the output restart is not overwritten  
Water  Lagrangian  SED_VELOCITY  Sedimentation Velocity.  
Water  Lagrangian  SEDIMENTATION  Sedimentation type.  Imposed  
Water  Lagrangian  Stokes  
Water  Lagrangian  SPLIT_PART  Split big particles.  
Water  Lagrangian  START_PARTIC_EMIT  The Start Time of the continuous emission. By default is equal to the model start time.  
Water  Lagrangian  STATISTICS  Wheter to calculate or not the statistic.  
Water  Lagrangian  STATISTICS_FILE  File name with the statistics definition.  
Water  Lagrangian  STATISTICS_LAG  Do a frequency analysis tracer by tracer.  
Water  Lagrangian  STOP_PARTIC_EMIT  The Stop Time of the continuous emission. By default is equal to the model end time.  
Water  Lagrangian  T90  Coliform Decay rate.  
Water  Lagrangian  T90_VAR_METHOD_1  Method to compute T90 function.  1  Fecal decay according to Canteras et al. (1995) 
Water  Lagrangian  2  Fecal decay according to Chapra (1997)  
Water  Lagrangian  T90_VARIABLE  Check if the user wants to compute T90 function of ambient properties: salinity,temperature,light.  
Water  Lagrangian  TAU_DEP  Critical shear stress of deposition.  
Water  Lagrangian  TAU_ERO  Critical shear stress of erosion.  
Water  Lagrangian  THEORIC_AREA  Uses Theoric Area for Oil Processes.  
Water  Lagrangian  THICKNESS_METERS  The initial thickness of the particles. (For floating particle only). (Used to calculate the area if the emission is accident and the total number of particles if the emission is box)  
Water  Lagrangian  TIME_DECAY  Decay time is used to compute a relxation term that makes the critical shear stress of erosion tend to the average tracer erosion rate of the cell where the tracer is deposited.  
Water  Lagrangian  TIME_SERIE  Checks if the user wants to write time series of the particle properties  
Water  Lagrangian  TIME_SERIE_LOCATION  Gets the position of the water points in the Map Module.  
Water  Lagrangian  TURB_V  Vertical turbulence parameterization  Constant  Constant Parameterization 
Water  Lagrangian  Profile  Parameterization based on the velocity profile  
Water  Lagrangian  TVOL200  Time needed for a particle to double volume.
Turns particles volume variation on. 

Water  Lagrangian  UNITS  Units of the property.  
Water  Lagrangian  VARVELH  Definition of the Horizontal and Vertical variance in the form of a percentage of the average velocity UStandardDeviation = VarVelHX * Vel + VarVelH  
Water  Lagrangian  VARVELHX  Definition of the Horizontal and Vertical variance in the form of a percentage of the average velocity UStandardDeviation = VarVelHX * Vel + VarVelH  
Water  Lagrangian  VARVELV  Definition of the Horizontal and Vertical variance in the form of a percentage of the average velocity UStandardDeviation = VarVelVX * Vel + VarVelV  
Water  Lagrangian  VARVELVX  Definition of the Horizontal and Vertical variance in the form of a percentage of the average velocity UStandardDeviation = VarVelVX * Vel + VarVelV  
Water  Lagrangian  VISCCINREF  
Water  Lagrangian  VOLFAC  Factor which indicates when a particle with variable volume is to be deleted (Volume > Initial Volume * VOLFAC)  
Water  Lagrangian  VOLUME_INCREASE  How volume increase is calculated  Double  The doublication occur after the time given by TVOL200 
Water  Lagrangian  Velocity  The doublication occur after the time given by TVOL200, but also depends on the local velocity  
Water  Lagrangian  WINDCOEF  Wind transfer Coefficient  
Water  Lagrangian  WINDXY  If this keyword is defined than the wind velocity defined in the atmosphere module is override and the wind use by the tracers is this one  
Water  Lagrangian  WQM_DATA_FILE  Location of the File defining the Water Quality configuration. 
Module Model
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Water  Model  OPENMP_NUM_THREADS  Sets the number of threads to use with openmp. 
Module Oil
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Water  Oil  API  American Petroleum Institute (API) Gravity  
Water  Oil  ASPHALTENECONTENT  Asphaltene Content  
Water  Oil  CEMULS  Emulsification Constant ((% of evaporated oil before emulsification brgins)  
Water  Oil  CPDISTEXP  Cumulative Volume Fraction of Oil Distilled  
Water  Oil  DISPERSIONMETHOD  Method for Dispersion  Delvigne  Dispersion parameterized with Delvigne formulation 
Water  Oil  Mackay  Dispersion parameterized with Mackay formulation  
Water  Oil  DT_OIL_INTPROCESSES  Time Step used in computation of oil internal processes  
Water  Oil  EFFICIENCY  % of Area sprayed effectively dispersed  
Water  Oil  EMULSIFICATIONMETHOD  Method for Emulsification  Mackay  Emulsification parameterized following Mackay formulation 
Water  Oil  Rasmussen  Emulsification parameterized following Rasmussen formulation  
Water  Oil  EmulsParameter  Water Uptake Parameter  
Water  Oil  END_CHEM_DISPERSION  Ending Time of Dispersant Application  
Water  Oil  END_MEC_CLEANUP  Ending Time of Mechanical Cleanup Operation  
Water  Oil  EVAPORATIONMETHOD  Method for Evaporation  EvaporativeExposure  Evaporation computed with evaporative exposure method 
Water  Oil  Fingas  Evaporation computed with Fingas formulations  
Water  Oil  PseudoComponents  Evaporation computed with pseudocomponents method  
Water  Oil  FINGAS_EVAP_CONST1  Fingas Empirical Constant 1 (Necessary If Fingas_Evap_Emp_Data = 1)  
Water  Oil  FINGAS_EVAP_CONST2  Fingas Empirical Constant 2 (Necessary If Fingas_Evap_Emp_Data = 1)  
Water  Oil  FINGAS_EVAP_EMP_DATA  Knowledge of Empirical Data for Evaporation  
Water  Oil  FINGAS_EVAP_EQTYPE  Evaporation Equation Type  Logarithmic  Logarithmic Equation Type for Evaporation 
Water  Oil  SquareRoot  Square Root Equation Type for Evaporation  
Water  Oil  MAXVWATERCONTENT  Maximum Volume Water Content  
Water  Oil  NBRDISTCUTS  Number of Distillation Cuts  
Water  Oil  OIL_CHEM_DISPERSION  Computes Chemical Dispersants Application  
Water  Oil  OIL_DISPERSION  Computes Oil Dispersion Process  
Water  Oil  OIL_DISSOLUTION  Computes Oil Dissolution Process  
Water  Oil  OIL_EMULSIFICATION  Computes oil emulsification process  
Water  Oil  OIL_EVAPORATION  Computes Oil Evaporation Process  
Water  Oil  OIL_MEC_CLEANUP  Computes Mechanical Cleanup Operation  
Water  Oil  OIL_SEDIMENTATION  Computes Oil Sedimentation Process  
Water  Oil  OIL_SPREADING  Computes Oil Spreading Process  
Water  Oil  OIL_TIMESERIE  Name of the Output results file  
Water  Oil  OILTYPE  Oil Type  Crude  Crude Oil 
Water  Oil  Refined  Refined oil  
Water  Oil  OWINTERFACIALTENSION  OilWater Interfacial Tension  
Water  Oil  P_AREA_SPRAYED  % of Spill Area sprayed whit dispersant  
Water  Oil  PERC_MASSDIST180  %(Wheight) of Oil Evaporated until 180ºC (Necessary If Fingas_Evap_Emp_Data = 0)  
Water  Oil  POURPOINT  Pour Point  
Water  Oil  RECOVERY  rate or volume of Emulsion Recovered  
Water  Oil  RECOVERY_DATAFORM  DataForm of emulsion recovered  
Water  Oil  SPREADINGMETHOD  Method for Spreading  Fay  Mechanical spreading simply based on Fay theory 
Water  Oil  ThicknessGradient  Oil mechanical spreading based on thickness gradients, parameterised with fay theory  
Water  Oil  START_CHEM_DISPERSION  Starting Time of Dispersant Application  
Water  Oil  START_MEC_CLEANUP  Starting Time of Mechanical Cleanup Operation  
Water  Oil  TDISTEXP  Vapour Temperature of Distillate  
Water  Oil  TEMPVISCREF  Temperature of Reference Viscosity  
Water  Oil  USERCOEFVELMANCHA  Empirical Thickness Gradient's Spreading Velocity Coefficient  
Water  Oil  VISCCINREF  Reference Cinematic Viscosity  
Water  Oil  VISCREF  Reference Dynamic Viscosity  
Water  Oil  WAXCONTENT  Wax Content 
Module Sand
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Water  Sand  BATHYM_EVOLUTION  it´s a conditional keyword: check if the user wants to let the bathymetry evolve due to sand transport  
Water  Sand  BATIM_DT  The time step of the BATIM evolution  
Water  Sand  BOUNDARY  check what type off boundary condition the user wants: 1 > NullGradient, 2 > Cyclic  
Water  Sand  BOX_FILENAME  path to the file where the boxes are defined  
Water  Sand  BOXFLUXES  It´s a conditional keyword to compute fluxes between boxes  
Water  Sand  CLASS_ID  ??  
Water  Sand  CLASS_NAME  ??  
Water  Sand  CLASSES_NUMBER  The number of sand classes the user wants to define  
Water  Sand  CRITICAL_SLOP  slope above which there is lateral erosion.  
Water  Sand  DENS_SAND  Sand density  
Water  Sand  DISCHARGES  ??  
Water  Sand  FILTER_RADIUS  
Water  Sand  FILTER_SCHEME  the keyword can be equal to NO FILTER or MODIFY LAX.  
Water  Sand  FLUX_SLOP  ??  
Water  Sand  OLD  it´s a conditional keyword: check if the user wants to start from the final condition of a previous run  
Water  Sand  OUTPUT_TIME  output time step  
Water  Sand  POROSITY  porosity of the sediments  
Water  Sand  SAND_DT  The time step of the SAND evolution  
Water  Sand  SAND_MIN  The minimum sand layer thickness  
Water  Sand  SMOOTH_SLOP  it´s a conditional keyword: check if the user wants to compute transport in strong slopes  
Water  Sand  TAU_MAX  the maximum bottom shear stress  
Water  Sand  TIME_SERIE  it´s a conditional keyword: checks out if the user pretends to write a time serie for the transport fluxes  
Water  Sand  TIME_SERIE_LOCATION  path to the file where the boxes are defined  
Water  Sand  TRANSPORT_FACTOR  it´s a factor to amplify the transport  
Water  Sand  TRANSPORT_METHOD  Methodology use to compute the sand transport 
Module SedimentProperties
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Water  SedimentProperties  ADVECTION_DIFFUSION  Compute property advectiondiffusion  
Water  SedimentProperties  BIOTURBATION  Compute bioturbation processes  
Water  SedimentProperties  BIOTURBATION_COEF  Bioturbation diffusion coefficient  
Water  SedimentProperties  BIOTURBATION_DECAY_COEF  Decay factor to compute decay of bioturbation effect  
Water  SedimentProperties  BIOTURBATION_DEPTH  Depth till which bioturbation diffusion is constant (m)  
Water  SedimentProperties  BOX_TIME_SERIE  Ouputs results in box time series  
Water  SedimentProperties  BOXFLUXES  Path to boxes file. If specified in input data file, computes box integration based on the defined file.  
Water  SedimentProperties  DESCRIPTION  Brief description of the property  
Water  SedimentProperties  DIFFUSION_METHOD  Method to compute diffusion coefficient correction for the sediments  1  Berner, 1980 
Water  SedimentProperties  2  Soetaert, 1996  
Water  SedimentProperties  IS_COEF  Conversion factor to I.S. units  
Water  SedimentProperties  MIN_VALUE  Minimum allowed value of property concentration  
Water  SedimentProperties  MOLECULAR_DIFF_COEF  Infinite dilution molecular diffusion coefficient  
Water  SedimentProperties  NAME  Property name  
Water  SedimentProperties  OLD  Initialization from previous run (overrides FillMatrix)  
Water  SedimentProperties  OUTPUT_HDF  Ouputs results in HDF5 format  
Water  SedimentProperties  OUTPUT_TIME  Vector with instants (starting from 0) when to perform outputs. The last number in the vector is the time step to perform the remaining outputs.  
Water  SedimentProperties  PARTICULATE  Property physical state: 0  Dissolved ; 1  Particulate  
Water  SedimentProperties  PARTITION  Compute partition between dissolvedparticulate phases  
Water  SedimentProperties  PARTITION_COUPLE  Name of the property (oposite phase) to compute partition  
Water  SedimentProperties  SEDIMENT_QUALITY  Compute sediment quality processes  
Water  SedimentProperties  SURFACE_FLUXES  Compute fluxes at the sediment surface  
Water  SedimentProperties  TIME_SERIE  Output time series for sediment property  
Water  SedimentProperties  TIME_SERIE_LOCATION  Path to time serie locations file  
Water  SedimentProperties  UNITS  Property units 
Module Turbulence
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Water  Turbulence  Background_Viscosity  Background viscosity/diffusivity.  
Water  Turbulence  CONST_MIXING_LENGTH_HORIZONTAL  Default horizontal mixing length. Used to compute the random trajectory of particle (Lagrangian Module  
Water  Turbulence  CONTINUOUS  Check if the user wants to perform a simulation startinf from a previous run (1) or not (0).  
Water  Turbulence  DT_OUTPUT_TIME  Time interval for time serie.  
Water  Turbulence  HORCON  Smaagorinsky coefficient. Used only if MODVISH is "smagorinsky".  
Water  Turbulence  HREF_VIS  Water column reference thickness used in the for the option MODVISH "estuary".  
Water  Turbulence  MIXLENGTH_MAX  Maximum allowed mixing length. Parameter used in the Nihoul and Leendertse parameterization.  
Water  Turbulence  MIXLENGTH_V  Default vertical mixing length. Used to compute the random trajectory of particle (Lagrangian Module).  
Water  Turbulence  MLD  Checks out if the user pretends to compute the mixed layer length (1) or not (0).  
Water  Turbulence  MLD_BOTTOM  Checks out if the user pretends to compute the bottom mixed layer length (1) or not (0).  
Water  Turbulence  MLD_Method  1  Turbulent kinetic energy (TKE) inferior to a predefined minimum.  
Water  Turbulence  2  Richardson number (Ri) superior to a critical value.  
Water  Turbulence  3  Maximum value of BruntVaisalla frequency (N)  
Water  Turbulence  MODTURB  Vertical eddy viscosity model  backhaus  Uses Backhaus turbulence scheme. 
Water  Turbulence  constant  Constant eddy viscosity model. Viscosity value is specified with keyword "VISCOSITY_V". Typical values for real (ocean or estuaries) are in the range 0.1  10, depending on vertical length scale and vertical grid spacing.  
Water  Turbulence  file2D  Vertical viscosity is specified using an ASCII file containing grid data. The file is defined in the block: begin_viscosity_v/end_viscosity_v. Use of this block is specified in the FillMatrix module (Mohid Base 2 project)  
Water  Turbulence  leendertsee  Uses Leendertsee turbulence scheme.  
Water  Turbulence  nihoul  Uses Nihoul turbulence scheme.  
Water  Turbulence  pacanowski  Uses Pacanowski turbulence scheme.  
Water  Turbulence  turbulence_equation  Uses a turbulence equation for closure. This is only to be used with GOTM module.  
Water  Turbulence  MODVISH  Horizontal eddy viscosity model.  constant  Constant horizontal viscosity 
Water  Turbulence  estuary  
Water  Turbulence  file2D  Horizontal viscosity is specified using an ASCII file containing grid data. The file is defined in the block: begin_viscosity_v/end_viscosity_v. Use of this block is specified in the FillMatrix module (Mohid Base 2 project)  
Water  Turbulence  smagorinsky  Smagorinsky turbulence scheme.  
Water  Turbulence  NYQUIST  Nyquist frequency used for mixing length calculation.  
Water  Turbulence  OUTPUT_PROFILE  Perform profile outputs in HDF5  
Water  Turbulence  OUTPUT_TIDE  Checks out if the user pretends to write tidal information in HDF output (1) or not (0).  
Water  Turbulence  OUTPUT_TIME  Intrevals of time between outputs.  
Water  Turbulence  PRANDTL_0  Vertical Prandtl number  
Water  Turbulence  RESTART_FILE_OVERWRITE  Defines whether to overwrite the output restart file or not. By default, the output restart is not overwritten  
Water  Turbulence  RICH_MLD  Ri used to compute the surface mixing length based on the Ri number.  
Water  Turbulence  STATISTICS_MLD  Checks out if the user pretends to output statics for the surface mixing length (1) or not (0).  
Water  Turbulence  STATISTICS_MLD_FILE  File name for output statistics of surface mixing length.  
Water  Turbulence  TIME_SERIE  Checks out if the user pretends to write time series of this property (1) or not (0).  
Water  Turbulence  TIME_SERIE_LOCATION  Path to time serie location file  
Water  Turbulence  TKE_MLD  TKE limit used to compute the surface mixing length based on the TKE.  
Water  Turbulence  VISCOSITY_H  Default horizontal viscosity.  
Water  Turbulence  VISCOSITY_V  Default vertical viscosity.  
Water  Turbulence  VISH_REF  Horizontal viscosity used as the minimum value for viscosity if MODVISH is either "estuary" or
"smagorinsky". 

Water  Turbulence  VREF_VIS  Reference velocity used if MODVISH is "estuary". 
Module WaterProperties
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Water  WaterProperties  ADV_DIF_NUM_STABILITY  Verifies advectiondiffusion numerical stability for this property.  
Water  WaterProperties  ADV_METHOD_H  Horizontal advection discretization.  1  UpwindOrder1 
Water  WaterProperties  2  UpwindOrder2  
Water  WaterProperties  3  UpwindOrder3  
Water  WaterProperties  4  P2_TVD  
Water  WaterProperties  5  CentralDif  
Water  WaterProperties  ADV_METHOD_V  Vertical advection discretization.  1  UpwindOrder1 
Water  WaterProperties.  2  UpwindOrder2  
Water  WaterProperties  3  UpwindOrder3  
Water  WaterProperties  4  P2_TVD  
Water  WaterProperties  5  CentralDif  
Water  WaterProperties  ADVECTION_DIFFUSION  Property transported by advection and diffusion.  
Water  WaterProperties  ADVECTION_H_IMP_EXP  Horizontal advection computed using a implicit/explicit discretization for this property.  0  Implicit discretization 
Water  WaterProperties  1  Explicit discretization  
Water  WaterProperties  ADVECTION_V_IMP_EXP  Vertical advection computed using a implicit/explicit discretization for this property.  0  Implicit discretization. 
Water  WaterProperties  1  Explicit discretization.  
Water  WaterProperties  AGE_USING_WATERPOINTS  Compute age using Waterpoints. If FALSE then age is computed using Openpoints.  
Water  WaterProperties  ALTITUDE  
Water  WaterProperties  BOTTOM_FLUXES  This property has bottom fluxes  
Water  WaterProperties  BOUNDARY_CONDITION  Boundary condition for this property.  1  MassConservation 
Water  WaterProperties  2  ImposedValue  
Water  WaterProperties  3  VerticalDiffusion  
Water  WaterProperties  4  NullGradient  
Water  WaterProperties  5  SubModel  
Water  WaterProperties  6  Orlanski  
Water  WaterProperties  8  CyclicBoundary  
Water  WaterProperties  BOUNDARY_INITIALIZATION  Processes considered to initialize the boundary values of this property  EXTERIOR  A value exterior to the domain is be imposed (a constant value). 
Water  WaterProperties  INTERIOR  Boundaries equal to the values given
in the same cells during the domain initialization.  
Water  WaterProperties  BOX_TIME_SERIE  Checks to see if the user pretends to write a time serie inside each box for this property  
Water  WaterProperties  BOXFLUXES  Path to the file with the boxes definitions.  
Water  WaterProperties  CEQUALW2  This property has CEQUALW2 model as a sink and source  
Water  WaterProperties  DATA_ASSIMILATION  Data assimilation scheme  
Water  WaterProperties  DECAY_TIME  Decay time of this property in the boundary.  0  Property value at the boundary remains constant. 
Water  WaterProperties  DEFAULTBOUNDARY  The default value of a specific water property imposed in the open boundary  
Water  WaterProperties  DENSITY_METHOD  Method to compute water density  1  Leendertse 
Water  WaterProperties  2  UNESCO (in situ temperature)  
Water  WaterProperties  3  Linear  
Water  WaterProperties  4  Mellor 1996  
Water  WaterProperties  5  Jackett and McDougall 1995  
Water  WaterProperties  DESCRIPTION  Description of this property  
Water  WaterProperties  DESCRIPTION  Rate description ex: zooplankton grazing over phytoplankton  
Water  WaterProperties  DIFFUSION_V_IMP_EXP  Vertical diffusion computed using a implicit/explicit discretization for this property.  0  Implicit discretization. 
Water  WaterProperties  1  Explicit discretization.  
Water  WaterProperties  DISCHARGES  Property is discharged.  
Water  WaterProperties  DISCHARGES_TRACKING  This property writes discharges as time serie  
Water  WaterProperties  DOSAT_TYPE  Method to compute dissolved oxygen saturation  1  Apha 
Water  WaterProperties  2  Henry  
Water  WaterProperties  3  Mortimer  
Water  WaterProperties  DT_INTERVAL  DT to compute this property evolution.
Only defined if no advection_difusion or sink and source model chosen 

Water  WaterProperties  EMPIRIC_COEF  
Water  WaterProperties  EXTINCTION_PARAMETER  Parameter that multiplies by this property concentration to compute light extinction when SW_EXTINCTION_TYPE:6 (multiparameter option)  
Water  WaterProperties  FILTRATION  Compute filtration process as a sink  
Water  WaterProperties  FIRSTPROP  First Property defined in a WQ rate relation  
Water  WaterProperties  FREE_CONVECTION  Option to mix instable density profiles  
Water  WaterProperties  INSTANT_MIXING  This option mix instantaneously the all water column for this property  
Water  WaterProperties  IS_COEF  Conversion factor between IS units and the user defined units for this property  
Water  WaterProperties  LIFE  This property has Life model as a sink and source  
Water  WaterProperties  LIGHT_EXTINCTION  Check if this property is used to compute light extinction when SW_EXTINCTION_TYPE : 6 (multiparameter)  
Water  WaterProperties  MACROALGAE  Defines if property is included in macroalgae biogeochemical processes  
Water  WaterProperties  MACROALGAE_HEIGHT  Macroalgae reference height  
Water  WaterProperties  MACROALGAE_MASS  Initial distribution of macroalgae attached to the bottom  
Water  WaterProperties  MAX_VALUE  Maximum allowed value of property concentration  
Water  WaterProperties  MIN_VALUE  Mininum value of this property  
Water  WaterProperties  MODEL  Name of the biogeochemical to which the rate belongs  
Water  WaterProperties  NAME  Name of this property  
Water  WaterProperties  NAME  Rate name ex: PhyZoo  
Water  WaterProperties  NULLDIF  Consider null diffusion of this property if velocities are null.  
Water  WaterProperties  OLD  Check if user wants to continue the run with results of a previous run.  
Water  WaterProperties  OUTPUT_HDF  Check to see if this property is to be written in the HDF file.  
Water  WaterProperties  OUTPUT_PROFILE  Perform profile outputs in HDF5 format  
Water  WaterProperties  OUTPUT_TIME  Output times for HDF output file  
Water  WaterProperties  PARTICULATE  Checks if the user wants this property to be particulate  
Water  WaterProperties  PARTITION  This property has partition as a sink and source  
Water  WaterProperties  PARTITION_COUPLE  Name of property (dissolved/particulated) to couple this property  
Water  WaterProperties  PARTITION_FRACTION  
Water  WaterProperties  PARTITION_RATE  
Water  WaterProperties  PRESSURE_CORRECTION  Check to see if Pressure correction is going to be computed.  
Water  WaterProperties  RATIO_C_CHLA  Plankton Carbon/Chlorophyll Ratio  
Water  WaterProperties  REFERENCE_DENSITY  Reference water density  
Water  WaterProperties  REFERENCE_SPECIFICHEAT  Specific heat reference of water. seawater in GOTM  3985 J/kg/ºC
Freshwater in Chapra  4180 J/kg/ºC 

Water  WaterProperties  RESTART_FILE_OUTPUT_TIME  Output Time to write restart files  
Water  WaterProperties  RESTART_FILE_OVERWRITE  Defines whether to overwrite the output restart file or not. By default, the output restart is not overwritten  
Water  WaterProperties  SALINITY_EFFECT  Compute partition coefficient between the particulate and the dissolved phase as a function of salinity, for this property  
Water  WaterProperties  SCHMIDT_BACKGROUND_V  see SCHMIDT_COEF_V.  
Water  WaterProperties  SCHMIDT_COEF_V  Schmidt number for the vertical.  
Water  WaterProperties  SCHMIDT_NUMBER_H  Schmidt number for the horizontal.  
Water  WaterProperties  SECONDPROP  Second property defined in a WQ rate relation  
Water  WaterProperties  SED_REF_CONC  Reference cohesive sediment concentration to use in this property  
Water  WaterProperties  SMALLDEPTH_LIMIT  Water column thickness below which homogeneous water properties is assumed.  
Water  WaterProperties  SPECIFICHEAT_METHOD  Method for Specific Heat  2  Uses the UNESCO state equation described in Millero et al. 1978 
Water  WaterProperties  3  Uses the referenced value  
Water  WaterProperties  STATISTICS  Checks to see if the user pretends the statistics of this property  
Water  WaterProperties  STATISTICS_FILE  Path to the file that has the statistics definitions  
Water  WaterProperties  SUBMODEL  Property is influenced by a father model  
Water  WaterProperties  SUBMODEL_INI  Property is initialized as being part of a sub model  
Water  WaterProperties  SURFACE_FLUXES  This property has surface fluxes  
Water  WaterProperties  TIME_SERIE  Check to see if this property is to be written as time series.  
Water  WaterProperties  TIME_SERIE_LOCATION  Path to the file that as time series definitions  
Water  WaterProperties  TVD_LIMIT_H  Horizontal TVD limitation  1  MinMod 
Water  WaterProperties  2  VanLeer  
Water  WaterProperties  3  Muscl  
Water  WaterProperties  4  Superbee  
Water  WaterProperties  5  PDM  
Water  WaterProperties  TVD_LIMIT_V  Vertical TVD limitation  1  MinMod 
Water  WaterProperties  2  VanLeer  
Water  WaterProperties  3  Muscl  
Water  WaterProperties  4  Superbee  
Water  WaterProperties  5  PDM  
Water  WaterProperties  UNITS  Units of this property  
Water  WaterProperties  USE_SED_REF_CONC  Use Reference cohesive sediment concentration method for this property Partition sink and source model  
Water  WaterProperties  VERTICAL_MOVEMENT  This property has free vertical movement.  
Water  WaterProperties  VOLUME_RELATION_MAX  The relation between adjacent volumes above which the advection is upwind, for this property.  
Water  WaterProperties  WARN_ON_NEGATIVE_VALUES  Write a warning to screen when property has negative value  
Water  WaterProperties  WATER_QUALITY  This property has Water Quality Model as a sink and source 
Module Waves
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Water  Waves  DISTANCE_TO_LAND_METHOD  Chooses 1 of 2 methods to compute Distances to Land.
if keyword value = 1 (one) computes distances according to a "graphical" method between points and land polygons. If keyword = 0 (zero) computes distances with a method based on grid. 

Water  Waves  RADIATION_TENSION_X  Compute/read radiation stress in XX direction  
Water  Waves  RADIATION_TENSION_Y  Compute/read radiation stress in Y direction  
Water  Waves  REMAIN_CONSTANT  
Water  Waves  WAVE_DIRECTION  Compute/read wave direction  
Water  Waves  WAVE_HEIGHT  Compute/read wave height  
Water  Waves  WAVE_HEIGHT_PARAMETER  Proportional parameter ([final_value]=[parameter]*[computed_value]) for wave height calibration.  
Water  Waves  WAVE_PERIOD  Compute/read wave period  
Water  Waves  WAVE_PERIOD_PARAMETER  Proportional parameter ([final_value]=[parameter]*[computed_value]) for wave period calibration.  
Water  Waves  WAVEGEN_TYPE  Chooses 1 of 2 methods to compute Wave Height and Wave Period.
If keyword value equals 0 (zero), WaveHeight and WavePeriod are computed as originaly (wind modulus dependent). If value equals 1 (one), computes as CEQUALW2 way (wind, depth and Fetch dependent). 

Water  Waves  WINDROSE_DIRECTIONS  Number of wind directions for fetch calculation. 
MOHID Tools
Valida4D
Project  Module  Keyword  Keyword description  Options  Option description 

Valida4D  ModuleValida4D  INPUT_TABLE 