SutraPlot: A Windows-Based Visualization Tool for 2D and 3D SUTRA Simulations

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Overview of SutraPlot

SutraPlot Manual Cover Image

Cover image from the SutraPlot manual (Open File Report 99-220).

SutraPlot creates 2D and rotatable 3D plots from 2D and 3D SUTRA output data. It runs on the Microsoft Windows operating system.

This version of SutraPlot is intended for use with SUTRA Version 2.0 (2D3D.1). A version of SutraPlot that is compatible with later versions of SUTRA is currently under development.


Download Current Version of SutraPlot

The current release is SutraPlot v.2D3D.1

Use the links below to download the installation files for SutraPlot.  To install the software, follow the instructions provided by the installation program. It is recommended that you accept the default settings during installation.


Documentation for SutraPlot

Souza, W.R., 1999, SutraPlot, a graphical post-processor for SUTRA, a model for ground-water flow with solute or energy transport: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-220, 30 p.,


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Software License and Purchase Information

This software is a product of the U.S. Geological Survey, which is part of the U.S. Government.


This software is freely distributed. There is no fee to download and (or) use this software.


Users do not need a license or permission from the USGS to use this software. Users can download and install as many copies of the software as they need.

Public Domain

As a work of the United States Government, this USGS product is in the public domain within the United States. You can copy, modify, distribute, and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. Additionally, USGS waives copyright and related rights in the work worldwide through CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication ( ).