modified version of ROSS2 was applied to St. Lawrence
River. This model is part of the St. Lawrence River
Oil Spill Preparation Plan. ROSS3 was developed specifically
to improve simulations in rivers and handle branching
rivers. ROSS 3 was applied to St. Clair river/tidal
flat system. The model also simulates oil spill under
conditions changing shoreline locations. ROSS 2 and
ROSS3 were also available in Integrated versions where
the users could enter data through interactive menus
and visualize the results through the same interface.
With the advent
of the Windows era ROSS2 was modified for and a GUI
was added. This version is named WinROSS and has been
applied to St. Lawrence River.