RAPIDpy is a python interface for RAPID that assists to prepare inputs, runs the RAPID program, and provides post-processing utilities. More information about installation and the input parameters for RAPID can be found at http://rapid-hub.org. The source code for RAPID is located at https://github.com/c-h-david/rapid.


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How the Inflow and GIS tools work:

Snow, Alan D., Scott D. Christensen, Nathan R. Swain, E. James Nelson, Daniel P. Ames, Norman L. Jones, Deng Ding, Nawajish S. Noman, Cedric H. David, Florian Pappenberger, and Ervin Zsoter, 2016. A High-Resolution National-Scale Hydrologic Forecast System from a Global Ensemble Land Surface Model. Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) 1-15, DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12434 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/1752-1688.12434

Snow, Alan Dee, “A New Global Forecasting Model to Produce High-Resolution Stream Forecasts” (2015). All Theses and Dissertations. Paper 5272. http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/etd/5272

Publications using RAPIDpy and RAPID:

Tavakoly, A. A., A. D. Snow, C. H. David, M. L. Follum, D. R. Maidment, and Z.-L. Yang, (2016) “Continental-Scale River Flow Modeling of the Mississippi River Basin Using High-Resolution NHDPlus Dataset”, Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) 1-22. DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12456

Datasets produced using RAPIDpy and RAPID:

Ahmad A Tavakoly. (2017). RAPID input files corresponding to the Mississippi River Basin using the NHDPlus v2 Dataset [Data set]. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.322886 Mississippi Dataset DOI

Other tools to prepare input for RAPID

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