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A document for stream data used in DHSVM

Zhuotong Nan (南卓铜, giscn@msn.com)

Three files related to stream data are required to run DHSVM. One is the stream network file, which include information for each stream segment. The second is the stream mapping file, which contains stream information on a cell by cell basis. The last one is a look up table file specifying the information of each channel class. In addition, a soil depth grid is also related to the stream data.

In this document, I used the following example files.

  • Stream.network.dat: stream network file
  • Stream.map.dat: stream mapping file
  • Stream.class.dat: stream class file
  • Soild: soil depth grid

The first three data files are in text format which can be opened with any text editors. The last is in ESRI ArcGIS Grid format that can be viewed with ArcMap or any GIS with support of this format.

See the 7-page document for details.


pdf, 186KB

Workflow of Preparing Stream Data for DHSVM

Workflow of Preparing Stream Data for DHSVM

Zhuotong Nan (南卓铜, giscn@msn.com)

Preparing stream data for DHSVM is very complicated. Many AML scripts as well as Java are involved. Through the example showed below, I want to examine what the preparation really does and what happens behind the scripts. The scripts need ArcGIS workstation, which is not commonly installed. Thus I wrote this article, in the hope that without installation of ArcGIS workstation, you can see clearly the processes and if you want you can re-implement it with other languages.

I created a folder named “highplandpark” on the desktop, whose actual path is c:usersnztdesktophighlandpark. The contents in this folder include,

  • Arcscripts, directory, the aml scripts copied from DHSVM.
  • Programs, directory, the java codes copied from DHSVM
  • Dembuilding_my.asc, file, dem file
  • Mask.asc, file, the mask file for the area of interest

Those files can be found here.

In order to repeat the following steps, ArcGIS Desktop and Workstation, Java Runtime Environment JRE, shall be installed as prerequisites. I used version 10.0 for both ArcGIS Desktop and Workstation and JRE 7. My OS is Windows 7 x64.

Generated soil depth grid

Read the 18-page full document, pdf (478KB)

Two attached files