Generating Stream Network

Using TauDEM to Generate Stream Network

For more information about taudem, see:


Step 1: Install TauDEM

$ cd /path/to/scripts
$ git clone
$ cd TauDEM/src
$ make

Step 2: Install RAPIDpy with GIS Dependencies

See: Installation

How To Use

Initialize TauDEM Manager

Generate network from DEM

Add Length in meters attribute

Extract Sub Network

STEP 1: Extract sub network from stream network

There are two options to do this.

  1. Choose your own outlet point: extractSubNetwork()
  2. Or let the code find the larges network: extractLargestSubNetwork().

STEP 2: Extract sub network from catchments