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MIKE 2020 Update

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A new description of the Oil Refinery example has been added for MIKE 21 FMOS. A new example setup for the use of Long Culverts in MIKE 21 FMHD has been added.

MIKE 21/3 Oil Spill, MIKE 21/3 Particle Tracking, Non-cohesive Sediment Transport and the Generation of Sediment Tables, Extension of Sediment Tables and Sediment Discharge Calculation MIKE 21 Toolbox tools have been decommissioned and are no longer available. Support will be provided until November 2020.

MIKE 21 Spectral Waves FM

  • An extension of options for the separation of wind sea and swell in MIKE 21 SW has been implemented for better comparison with observations.

MIKE 21 Mooring Analysis

  • We have integrated Trelleborg’s AutoMoor products and technology within the MIKE 21 Mooring Analysis engine. This new functionality will provide port operators, and their consultants, with fast access to design and specification information for AutoMoor installations.


  • Google Earth (KML) output format for particle tracks in Particle Track, ABM Lab and Oil Spill modules.
  • New Flexible Mesh user examples for Oil Spill & Particle Tracking added.
  • Preview release of MIKE ECO Lab 0D engine.


MIKE 3 Classic, including the MIKE 3 Toolbox (Digitising tool) has been fully decommissioned and is no longer available. Support will be provided until November 2020.

MIKE 3 Flow Model FM Hydrodynamics

  • GPU acceleration for Temperature and Salinity calculations and second order k-e Turbulence calculations has been added.


  • Google Earth (KML) output format for particle tracks in Particle Tracking, ABM Lab and Oil Spill modules added.
  • Preview release of MIKE ECO Lab 0D engine.
  • New Flexible Mesh user examples for Oil Spill & Particle Tracking added.

MIKE 3 Flow Model Mud Transport

  • Calculation of bed shear stress has been improved.



The table of weighted rainfall time series for Rainfall-Runoff modelling is now resizable, to allow visualizing more data at once in the table.


  • Calibration plots are now available for multiple object types, including river nodes, water user nodes, hydropower nodes, reservoir nodes and river reaches.


  • Support for MIKE URBAN+ models in MIKE FLOOD.
  • New lateral coupling to MIKE URBAN+ Natural Channels in MIKE FLOOD.
  • An error has been corrected when simulating a MIKE FLOOD model using the MIKE 1D engine with the AD links set as active. In such cases, the model ran but AD calculations were not included.


  • PYTHON Support up to version 3.7
  • PYTHON Support for tensor descriptions IFM Support for Tensor descriptions

  • Pre-simulation NAN checks
  • Measured timeseries shown in head diagrams
  • 3D view with cut-off

  • Export observations points name
  • Export of velocity components
  • Hide parameters turned off in view components

  • Unique names in view panel for different age species and multi-species
  • Outliers made possible in Fringe mode


  • Azure Cloud deployment support



MIKE URBAN now supports the latest update to ArcGIS Desktop, version 10.7.1.
Transfer of MOUSE long-term statistics functionality to MIKE 1D, including:

  • Recovery after a failed job.
  • Generation of an LTS job list using the LTS_JOBLIST_INFLOW_TIMESERIES dhiapp.ini parameter.


  • A new module for 2D overland simulations is now available. This new module simulates the hydrodynamics and water quality in the two horizontal dimensions on the surface. It can simulate the dynamic interaction with the Collection System network, including flooding from a saturated network and drainage to the network.

  • A new module for Sediment Transport simulations is now available, which can be applied for dynamic morphological analysis. This new module is able to simulate transport of bed load and suspended load, for cohesive and non-cohesive sediments, and for multiple sediment fractions.

  • Long Term Statistics (LTS) functionality has been completed and improved. Major improvements have been made to LTS setup, LTS simulations and LTS results.
  • Scenarios and alternatives from MIKE URBAN classic model setups can be imported in MIKE URBAN+ using the automatic import functionality, except for Catchment connections, WD patterns and WD demand allocation and connections which can only be partly imported, and except for RTC and 2D overland.


Entry-level license with basic functionalities, i.e. limited model library, 'small' (limited in size) process layouts, steady-state and dynamic simulation. New model library written using the Modelica modelling language.

Conversion models supported:

  • ASM1: standard IWA's ASM1 for C and N removal
  • ASM2dMod: modified IWA's ASM2d for C, N and P removal.
  • ASM2dISS: based on ASM2dMod, with accurate tracking of inorganics (ISS)
  • IUWS1: for integrated modelling (based on ASM2dMod)

New models (wrt MSL 2017 library):

  • Biofilm: Rauch model
  • Blowers: centrifugal VFD and IGV; positive displacement VFD; control logic for multiple blowers on same pipe
  • Pumps: centrifugal VFD and throttle; control logic for multiple pumps on same and on separate pipes
  • Sand filter: down-flow with automatic backwashing
  • Disinfection: chlorine, UV, PAA
  • Sampler: grab and time-proportional sampler
  • Heat exchanger
  • NRM dosing units: CaOH2, MgCl2, MgOH2, NaOH

New models:

  • Biofilm: Rauch model
  • Pumps: centrifugal VFD and throttle (fewer options than in Modelica library); control logic for multiple pumps on same and on separate pipes
  • Sand filter: down-flow with automatic backwashing
  • Disinfection: chlorine, UV, PAA
  • Sampler: grab and time-proportional sampler



  • Correction to error occurring when loading large .prf files
  • Support for partial loading of .res1D files

Data and Operations


  • Limited support for using Model Predictive Control (MPC) to optimize model parameters.
  • MIKE 21FM adapter for running MIKE 21FM simulations from the MIKE Workbench Scenario manager and MIKE OPERATIONS desktop.

  • Longitudinal profile tool for viewing flow and elevation profiles along longitudinal axes of river reaches
  • Improved functionality for import and export of TS data

  • Support for CPython to enable use of CPython libraries in scripting
  • Integration of workflow manager with MIKE Workbench timeseries and scripts.

API and Licenses

DHI License Manager

  • A user can manually “check out” a license without having to install DHI license manager. After a number of days (14), the license will not be usable any longer and the user needs to go online, or request check out again.
  • DHI has the information to see how many force releases of “checked out” license seats a customer has.

  • Tracking of usage activities are stored locally on the computer while the license is “checked out” and these activities are sent to the Internet license database when the user is online again.

  • Users using an Internet license and running model simulations can continue to run simulations for up to 14 days, should the connection to the Internet license servers be interrupted during a simulation run.

  • Handling of irregular termination of Internet licenses has been improved, Internet licenses should no longer be hanging.


MIKE 2019 Update 1



Non-hydrostatic module now available for advanced and fine-scale 3D flow simulations.

MIKE 21 Mooring Analysis

  • Bollard forces now available as output item
  • Added GUI support for inspecting vertical deckplane heights


Now supporting long culverts structure in your model mesh.


Extended parameter support

  • Use of user-defined expression for all material properties
  • Extended support facilities new software applications, such as Hydro-mechanical coupling for granular media, adaptation of conductivity values depending on external factor (beside saturation), among others

Multi-document handling

  • Implementation of multiple documents handling in Python interface

More Python support

  • Support of Python 3.x and Iron Python


  • Smart definition of observation weights
  • Weights can be set automatically depending of current observation value
  • Weights can be set automatically using FEFLOW confidence interval

Additional support for map import/export

  • Full implementation of VTU (import / export) using Kitware package


  • New raster formats are supported as background layers. The new formats are GeoTIFF files and ESRI binary grids.
  • Digital Elevation Models were previously loaded as a separate layer, which was always shown on top of the other background layers on the map. The DEM is now selected amongst the raster files loaded as background layers. This allows full control on the order of layers, including the DEM file.

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  • New raster formats are supported as background layers. The new formats are GeoTIFF files and ESRI binary grids.
  • Digital Elevation Models were previously loaded as a separate layer, which was always shown on top of the other background layers on the map. The DEM is now selected amongst the raster files loaded as background layers. This allows full control on the order of layers, including the DEM file.

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Python scripting 

  • We have added support for Python scripting in MIKE SHE. This is a major improvement. Many MIKE SHE users today want to either add minor functions that are missing, or want to interact with MIKE SHE during the simulation. Both of these are now possible. There is a new chapter added to Volume 1 of the documentation that describes this new functionality in detail.

WQ Constant Concentration 

  • We have removed a significant limitation in MIKE SHE's WQ module. Until now, constant concentration sources have reset all species when water passes through the source. With this update, the constant concentration source is now species specific. That is, it only affects the species specified. This is a significant change for those users who are using MIKE ECO Lab for complex multi-species simulations, such as nutrient fate and transport in agriculture.


Ability to export the coupling lines in xyz format for use in the Mesh Generator.


  • New long culvert type able to span across several model elements has been added.
  • A new Free outflow boundary type has been added.


MIKE URBAN is updated to ArcGIS 10.7 and SWMM5.1.013.

Launched MIKE URBAN+, the integrated platform for advanced modelling of urban water that will help you model all urban water systems, including water distribution systems, storm water drainage systems, sewage collection in separate and combined systems and urban flooding.

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MIKE Animator Plus

  • Added support for new binary particle format. Particle files in the new binary particle format can be used as input in MIKE Animator Plus.
  • Symbols of constant size now refers to actual extension in domain units.


  • New continuous colour interpolation in MIKE Zero presentation and visualisation tools
  • New EUM units to support molar concentrations in MIKE ECO Lab


  • Added built-in functions for calculating pH in seawater/freshwater environments
  • Added new model template for calculating pH in 3D seawater/freshwater systems and its interaction with primary production, nutrients and sediments

Data and Operations


  • Upgraded MIKE URBAN adaptor to support MIKE URBAN+ and improved input timeseries configuration in Scenario Manager
  • Improved GFS download tools
  • Overall web performance improvement



MIKE 2019 Release



MIKE 3 Wave FM
We launched a new wave modelling application that will help you perform accurate wave calculations without the usual limitations. Read More

Marine Pre- & Post-processing Tools
The tidal tools now allow straightforward prediction of 2D tidal currents. New features include global tide current constituents and extended tidal prediction output (level and current).

MIKE 21/3 Flow Model
New binary particle file format for instantaneous result viewing and optimised XML particle track outputs. Available for the following MIKE 21/3 FM process modules: Oil Spill, Particle Tracking and ABM Lab.

MIKE 21 Mooring Analysis
Multi-body support in mooring analyses, used for 2+ vessels and closed quay walls.
New mooring components: Vessel-vessel fenders & Vessel-vessel lines.
Improved fender configuration: Indication of the fender force direction for quick assessment of user settings.

Updated step-by-step guide, user guide and examples to show new functionalities and interaction with other MIKE modules, such as MIKE 3 Wave FM and MIKE 21 BW.

User interface support for simulating various floating structures such as: tandem moorings, floating storage and regasification units (FSRU), and closed quay walls.

Easy interactive editing of mooring component: Drawing of fenders, drawing of lines and selection/editing of mooring components with immediate visual impact. Read more

MIKE 21 Shoreline Morphology and Sand Transport
Users can now use bed level sources/sinks to add beach nourishment or channel dredging to the simulation.

We included a dune erosion model that can be used to calculate the erosion of the dune during storm conditions.

Capability to combine different types of morphological modelling in the same model. This feature makes it possible to undertake long-term predictions, such as of port sedimentation.

Added predefined time varying coastal profile in SM model which can be used to specify different coastal profiles in summer and winter, for instance. Read more


MIKE 21 and MIKE 21C
New hydrodynamic module for non-Newtonian flow. This will be useful for 2D modelling of mud and slurry.

Now possible to use rectangular grids (*.dfs2) as input for your domain specification in MIKE 21 Flow Model FM.

Various miscellaneous updates including detailed time series for water quality and import of constant pumping rates.

Sediment transport capabilities. Now includes all MIKE 11 modules: Rainfall-Runoff, Control, Advection-Dispersion, Water Quality, Data Assimilation and Sand Transport.

Sand Transport module supports bed and suspended load / cohesive and non-cohesive sediments with improved numerical description compared to MIKE 11 ST.

Import from MIKE 11 setups supported when possible.

Various miscellaneous updates including improved visualization of cross sections map span lines and support of hotstart initial conditions for the AD module.

Improved ‘Flood and Dry’ with significant reduction of the appearance of unrealistic high velocity, resulting in improved simulations.

Improved functionalities when coupling MIKE 1D (from either MIKE HYDRO, MIKE 11 or MIKE URBAN) with MIKE 21 FM.

Now using user-defined expressions for material properties (flow, mass, heat and age).

Supports multi-document operation. Possible to work with multiple FEM documents through the Python interface. This feature extends software functionality for coupled simulations.

Additional map support in various formats (.vtu, .vtp, .so, .mesh) and more Python support (Python 2.7, Python 3.5-.3.7 and Iron Python).

Updated processes and numerical solutions, additional auxiliary parameters and improvements to FePEST.


Upgrade to ArcGIS 10.6.1. Also made improvements to MIKE 1D modelling of rising main and long-term statistics.

Data and Operations

The new database usage reporting feature will help users maintain their database size for optimal system performance. It’s now easier to understand how the data is being stored in PostgreSQL and what should be kept or deleted.

It is now possible to publish any document in MIKE OPERATIONS Web, simplifying the process of sharing information and data with stakeholders.

Overall performance improvements made in the handling of timeseries, model and GIS data. Both user interfaces (MIKE OPERATIONS Desktop and MIKE Workbench) and automatic tasks (Job Manager) are now faster and more robust.

The automatic report generation tools allow users to automate the creation of Word reports in real-time. These reports could provide information about the model forecast, input data, system status, and so on.

API and Licenses

MIKE for developers
Users can now incorporate MIKE components (MIKE API) into their own existing software products and distribute these components as part of their software commercially.

This gives them the ability to create better products that involve numerical calculations in water, co-brand their products with the Powered by MIKE API logo, and increase their software revenue as a result. Read more

DHI Internet License Portal
You can now easily manage and optimise the use of your company’s internet licenses for MIKE products. Read more



MIKE 2017 Service Pack 2

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MIKE 21 Mooring Analysis
Over 40 additional scalable vessel hulls for highly-accurate mooring analyses of various vessel types and sizes now available for purchase. Read More

Updated Scientific Documentation for MIKE 21 Mooring Analysis to include higher level of detail.

New and improved default method for determining Z-levels at cell-faces for dike structures in MIKE 21 for both structured and unstructured grids (FM).

All marine modelling products
Log files now include date and time of creation as well as the MIKE version used for simulation of a particular model setup.


New features added to smoothen the workflow:

- The top layer of the Saturated Zone can now be automatically adjusted to the depth of the initial water table. This should make it much easier to keep the UZ soil profiles and SZ Layer 1 thicknesses consistent.

- The % saturation has been added to the UZ outputs. This allows for easier analysis of the movement of UZ wetting fronts.

- The UZ initial conditions have been extended to allow the full saturation-pressure curve, which is very useful in arid and semi-arid conditions.

- Constant pumping rates are now allowed in the well editor.
- New Demo exercises have been created and added to the installation.

Experience improved simulation of hydropower operations with the new updates. It is now possible to constrain maximum turbine flow as a function of head difference. Turbine efficiency can be simulated as a function of head, turbine flow, or a function of both head and flow. Users can also specify a minimum flow rate for turbine operation.

2D Tabulated Structures are now available in the User Interface, as well as the ability to import/export cross sections from ASCII files.

An option has been added for user-defined plugins in the MIKE HYDRO cross-section editor.

Added tool for exporting river embankment lines to xyz file.

Data and Operations


Web improvements
Share your dynamic 2D and 3D data with your stakeholders. MIKE OPERATIONS Web can publish dfsu and dfs2 files in a performant and intuitive way. This includes on-the-fly spatial and temporal data analysis, such as calculation of data statistics. This feature is great for Inland, Marine and Urban users.

It is also now possible to actively interact with the back end system through the execution of Jobs. This flexible and configurable approach will allow you to run scenarios and execute data processing tools, and directly visualise the outputs in your web browser.

The graphic view, such as visualisation of rainfall, has been improved, the data export functionality extended and other improvements implemented.

Script Library
Access the knowledge pool of top MIKE OPERATIONS experts in just one click! The Script Manager is coupled to a library of scripts that will help you leverage the work of the user community. It is now possible to set up and improve systems in record time.

HEC-RAS Adaptor
You can now work with your HEC –RAS models within MIKE OPERATIONS. This will allow you to use the wealth of MIKE Workbench tools, create a forecasting system in a record time and even couple several models together.

Rainfall processing toolbox
MIKE Workbench now comes with a set of tools to process spatially distributes rainfall and create input time series for lumped hydrological models.

APIs and License System

Implementation of internet license redundancy services
A brand new secondary internet license server is established to increase uptime of the internet license server. This secondary server steps in when primary internet license server goes offline automatically for all users updating to SP2. The servers are also updated to improve the scalability of concurrent connections.

19 Apr


MIKE 2017 Release



New features from WEST:

Custom dynamically-loadable extension modules
Enhanced customization is made possible through code modules (compiled .NET assemblies or IronPython scripts) that can be dynamically loaded into WEST, e.g. for DB or SCADA integration, data import/export, and such

DIMS.CORE and WEST can be seamlessly integrated based on COM or OPC DataLink technology, e.g. allowing for Model Predictive Control setups.

Integrated MS Excel-compatible workbook
A workbook is included by default in any project, editable inside WEST, and allowing for easily mapping workbook cells to parameters and variables, in both directions.

Enhanced structured editor for top-level parameters and variables
Additional ways for handling the complexity of top-level parameter and interface variable couplings, and for specifying custom top-level computations are provided through an enhanced structured editor.

Complete toolbox of graphical primitives for layout annotation
Even more meaningful and visually appealing. Layouts can be obtained through a complete set of graphical primitives, which can be used as annotations.

Customisation and archiving of sophisticated block detail views
Filtering out parameters and variables of interest is made possible through block detail views that can be customized in a substantial number of ways, stored and reactivated at a later stage.

Custom layout connection and terminal types
The default Water Line / Sludge Line / Data connection scheme can be overruled by custom schemes based on different types of terminals, and different allowable connection rules.

A-stage model
ASM1 model that allows for simulating the adsorption / bio-oxidation (A/B) process.

New features from MIKE URBAN:

ArcGIS 10.5 now supported by MIKE URBAN
Upgrade of MIKE URBAN to support ArcGIS 10.5

MIKE 1D now runs in 64 bit when executed from MIKE URBAN
MIKE 1D engine now runs in 64 bit leading to better utilisation of your hardware, in particularly, when working with large data sets and models.

Enhanced hydrogen sulfide modelling
The hydrogen sulphide MIKE ECO Lab template have been enhanced, now also supporting the simulation of sulphide precipitation by dosing with ferrous and ferric based chemicals

MIKE View LTS support
MIKE VIEW now reads LTS results from MIKE 1D

MIKE1D Engine
A series of improvements on the MIKE1D engine focusing on even better performance and stability.

Pump Emergency Storage Tool
Pump Emergency Storage Tool now available (MOUSE engine only)

Coast and Sea

New module for mooring analysis: MIKE 21 MA
DHI launches a new module for dynamic simulation of vessel movements and mooring and fender forces. Seamless integration with results from MIKE 21 HD and MIKE 21 BW.

Important developments of the Oil Spill model
More advanced features in our oil spill model, for example: sub-sea blow-out, handling of dissolved oil, mitigation measures, oil gas fractions and more.

Integrated Near-Field/Far-field modelling
One sole modelling process integrates Near-Field and Far-Field modelling for sub-sea outlets. No more integration of results from different models.

New tool for backtracking calculations
A new reverse flow field facility makes it possible to undertake backtracking calculations for discharged matter and answer the question: where did observed contaminants come from?

Improvements in Littoral Processes GUI
A number of improvements makes it easier to handle and control this module; visualisation of coastlines, structures, profiles and profiles series.

Water resources

New features and add-on modules in MIKE HYDRO River
This release of MIKE HYDRO River include a number of new features including; New cross section editor, Bridge structures, Data assimilation module now including Kalman Filtering and Uncertainty prediction and extended flexibility of cross section tools being the most significant. MIKE HYDRO River is becoming a ready to use substitute for our famous MIKE 11 river modelling package.

New Ponded Drainage feature in MIKE SHE
New Paved Runoff feature for applications in urban areas to support green infrastructure such as Low Impact Development (LIDs) and Sustainable Urban Drainage (SUDs). The Ponded Drainage feature is a general function to directly drain storm water to internal depressions, model boundaries and/or streams in the model area.

MIKE HYDRO GUI improvements
The Graphical User Interface of MIKE HYDRO has been further developed and improved with faster graphical editing capabilities, direct delete of selected features, enhanced flexibility in cross section processing tools a to mention some.

Improvements to MIKE FLOOD river modelling using the MIKE 1D engine
The coupling of 2D overland and river simulations using the new generation river simulation engine; ‘MIKE1D’ has been supplemented with outputs of lateral link inflows as well as saving crest levels along lateral links.

New flooding results output option in MIKE SHE
MIKE SHE include a new 2D flooding output option for creating a ‘standard’ 2D result file with water depth and fluxes from the overland flow simulation. Outputs can be used within MIKE Zero post-processing editors to create standard flood related outputs (maps of flood extent, depth, hazards including velocity vectors).

MIKE SHE simulation performance improvements with MIKE 1D
MIKE HYDRO River using the MIKE 1D simulation engine can be coupled to MIKE SHE for Water movement simulations and substantial performance improvements has been observed – for some examples with simulation time reduced by approx. 75%.

Groundwater and porous media

Workflow and performance improvement of 3D meshing operations
The unstructured meshing functionalities featured by the previous release have been consolidated and optimised with an enriched layer configurator, parallelization of (re-)meshing workflows, improved TetGen meshing and improved parameter interpolation for 3D re-meshing.

Model calibration and Uncertainty Quantification
The uncertainty quantification framework has been enriched by the access to the Pareto mode in FePEST, allowing predictive uncertainty analyses to be carried out.

New model coupling option: FEFLOW – MIKE 21 FM
A new exciting offering is introduced in this release; a coupling between the 2D overland model MIKE 21 FM (Flexible Mesh) and FEFLOW. This new coupling option benefits from the flexibility and solution efficiency of both the 2-D surface water model and the detailed groundwater model in a new integrated modelling tool.

Revised handling of Discrete Feature Elements
A full revision of the handling and the display of Discrete Feature Elements (DFE’s) together with new computational strategies based on the duality of nodes between DFE’s and mesh elements.

General features and usability
A number of usability improvements are included including new 2D/3D selection tools, improved drag-and-drop options, charting and recording of property contents, Python scripting menu and improved support for screenshot and movie exports to mention some.


Tablet and mobile friendly MIKE OPERATONS Web solution – no coding required!
By a single click, the user can convert the configured desktop frontend MIKE OPERATIONS into a web based solution without any coding. The approach ensures a better information sharing among stakeholders by supporting browser access to relevant information – both on intranet and internet depending on the client needs. The MIKE OPERATIONS web comes with an integrated Internet Information Server (IIS) Express version for fast and simple creation of demos and small websites.

New Module: Operations Manager
Provides the backend user with a seamless dashboard overview of the system status by combining multiple data views and functionality in a single navigation context. Live view and status on real-time data, efficient automatic reporting. The Operations Manager has been implemented with large success on a number of large projects where overview is critical. The configuration facilitates specific client needs by being flexible and user friendly.

Visualise and quantify forecast uncertainties
Toolbox for computing skill scores and forecast confidence statistics using the R statistics software

Support for Web Map Service and Web Feature Service
Build in support for Web Map Service (WMS) and Web Feature Service (WFS) Services supporting smooth display of WMS and WFS layers on a map, combined with the feature and raster layers accessible from the database. This supports maps showing for instance: rainfall station locations from a database, overlaid on a WMS map of the topography that is hosted on a WMS server.

One installer for all MIKE OPERATIONS modules
MIKE OPERATIONS and its associated modules are now integrated into one installer for easy access to the software and related modules.


Enhance your performance
With Release 2017, if you have a corporate licence with a valid Service and Maintenance Agreement, you are automatically granted access to unlimited cores for individual simulations.

21 Nov


MIKE 2016 Service Pack 3



Continuous development and improvement of our numerical engines
MIKE 1D runoff model B, the kinematic wave model, for runoff simulations have been improved achieving more realistic and accurate infiltration processes calculation.

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Coast and Sea

MIKE 21 Shoreline Morphology
New example with comprehensive step-by-step guide included in the installation under MIKE 21/3 Coupled Model FM.

Added check of reordering when using decoupled files in MIKE 21 and MIKE 3 Flow Model FM.

MIKE 21 Flood Screening Tool (FST)
Improved performance, reduced runtime when low flow.

Graphics Process Unit (GPU)
Improved handling of multi-GPU simulations.


Improved perfomance of dynamic zooming and moving (shift+scroll) in MIKE Zero editors.

Data management, decision support and operational forecasting

Extend your MIKE OPERATIONS system to the web
With the build-in web site builder it is now straight forward to bring your MIKE OPERATIONS data onto the web.

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18 Apr


MIKE 2016 Service Pack 2


Groundwater and porous media

Groundwater Recharge in Partially and Fully Unstructured Models
Groundwater recharge in partially and fully unstructured models. With SP2, the parameter In-/Outflow on Top/Bottom can now be used in models with partially or fully unstructured meshes, aligning the new mesh options with what is known from classic layered mesh models.

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Coast and Sea and Water resources

MIKE 3 and MIKE 21 FM
Ability to output bed shear stress values from the Hydrodynamic module of MIKE 3 and MIKE 21 Flow Model.

Data management, decision support and operational forecasting


  • Jobs can now be configured to run from the ribbon menu
  • Functionality for promoting a scenario to forecast scenario has been added
  • Script parameter values can now be configured to be used in connection with executing scripts
  • Contingency table added to skill score results spreadsheet (R-Statistics). When calculating skills scores based on previous simulation runs and actual observations, a contingency table is now written to the skill scores result of each station

MIKE INFO can now be extended with tools that are developed specifically for a project. Once developed to meet MIKE INFO requirements, the tools can be registered in the runtime.config file, and will appear in the MIKE INFO Analysis ribbon for the user to access.

Addition of MIKE Workbench in MIKE INFO and MIKE OPERATIONS: With the added functionality, MIKE INFO and MIKE OPERATIONS now support code completion along with a myriad of other complementary useful features.

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25 Jan


MIKE 2016 Service Pack 1



Extended support for green infrastructure in MIKE URBAN
With additional functionality for water-sensitive urban design (WSUD) in MIKE URBAN, it is now easier to preserve and create natural landscapes in urban areas.

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Data management, decision support and operational forecasting

Introducing MIKE INFO Free
MIKE INFO Free is the first version to support SQLite, a self-contained, serverless database engine, which enables you to run MIKE INFO without a licence by basing it on a local database.

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Customise your MIKE INFO start page with text and images
MIKE INFO has been extended with a ‘Home Page Builder’ which enables you to customise your MIKE INFO Desktop start page with text and images that are uniquely related to a specific client or project.

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Introducing MIKE INFO user interface in Portuguese
MIKE INFO Desktop and web-applications are now available in Portuguese.

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Enhanced custom data options in MIKE OPERATIONS
The enhancements in MIKE OPERATIONS improve the process of working with custom data and documents, making it easier to access and view all your custom data.

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1 Dec


MIKE 2016 Release



Supporting green infrastructure
Using the new features of MIKE URBAN in the 2016 Release, it has never been easier to properly build and implement water sensitive urban design practices.

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Extended modelling of all biological processes
By linking the state-of-the-art water quality (WQ) modelling product MIKE ECO Lab with MIKE URBAN, it is now possible to model all biological processes in urban water systems.

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MIKE 1D – faster than ever
MIKE 1D has taken a giant leap by improving the utilisation of multiple cores and the latest hardware resulting in significant speed improvement.

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Coast and Sea

2D shoreline evolution modelling
With MIKE 21 Shoreline Morphology (SM), you can undertake stable and robust modelling of shoreline evolution in 2D environments.

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GPU support for MIKE 3
Building on the Graphics Processing Units (GPU) support in MIKE 21 from MIKE by DHI 2014, we've enhanced GPUs support to include MIKE 3.

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Faster calculations for sediment transport tables in LITPACK
By parallelizing calculations, we've decreased the calculation times for sediment transport tables in LITPACK.

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Modelling underwater acoustics
With the Underwater Acoustic Simulator (UAS), you can model underwater noise from a variety of man-made activities at sea and predict the impact on marine mammals.

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Water resources

Introducing MIKE HYDRO River
MIKE HYDRO River is a completely new and redesigned map-centric Graphical User Interface (GUI) for 1D river modelling.

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Infiltration and leakage in 2D surface flow
MIKE 21 and MIKE FLOOD have been extended with a new option to include infiltration and leakage dynamics with 2D surface flow modelling.

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Faster flood screening outputs in MIKE 21
A diffusive wave approach results in simpler and faster numerical solutions, enabling faster flood outputs for flood screening purposes.

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New flood modelling toolbox
MIKE 2016 includes a new map-based toolbox for post-processing of 1D and 2D flood modelling results.

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Extended river modelling options in MIKE SHE
MIKE SHE 2016 can be coupled with new MIKE HYDRO River model setups. It can also utilise MIKE 1D, the latest generation of our river modelling engine.

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Groundwater and porous media

3D unstructured meshes in FEFLOW
The option to use layered, partially unstructured, or fully unstructured meshes in 3D now provides even greater geometrical flexibility.

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Control-Volume Finite Elements (CVFE) method
Especially for unsaturated and variably saturated conditions, the CVFE method provides more stability, faster convergence, and a better mass balance.

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Anisotropic macro-dispersion
FEFLOW can now consider both flow and bedding direction with respect to dispersivity.

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Parameter statistics
Descriptive statistics can now be calculated and graphically displayed for all parameters.

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New MIKE Zero Start Page
The new MIKE Zero start page provides you with faster access to resources and information.

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