Lake Pontchartrain Model

 

Figure 1. Study area: Lake Pontchartrain system and bathymetry. Color contour in meters. Causeway and stops (S3-S7). 


Figure 2. Lake Pontchartrain mesh with > 10K triangles for FVCOM.


Figure 3. Lake Pontchartrain mesh with > 21K triangles for FVCOM.


Figure 4. Lake Pontchartrain FVCOM results. Color contour is salinity.


Figure 5. Lake Pontchartrain FVCOM results. Color contour is salinity.


Figure 6. Lake Pontchartrain FVCOM results. Color contour is salinity.


Figure 7. Lake Pontchartrain FVCOM results. Color contour is salinity.


Figure 8. Lake Pontchartrain FVCOM results. Color contour is salinity.


 Figure 9. Observed saltwater plumes into Lake Pontchartrain from Nov. 29 – Dec. 1.


Figure 10. Observed saltwater plumes into Lake Pontchartrain June 2006. Shown here is bottom salinity.