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Description, instructions, and verification for Basinsoft, a computer program to quantify drainage- basin characteristics

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Description, instructions, and verification for Basinsoft, a computer program to quantify drainage- basin characteristics; 1996; WRI; 95-4287; Harvey, Craig A.; Eash, David A.

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Basinsoft is a computer program developed to utilize digital cartographic data to quantify 27 selected morphometric characteristics and optional area-weighted characteristics for a drainage basin. The programs comprising Basinsoft were written in Arc Macro Language (AML), a post-processing language written to run in ARC/INFO, a proprietary geographic information system (GIS). Basinsoft requires the generation of four source-data layers, three coverages and one lattice, representing the drainage-divide, hydrography, hypsography, and a lattice elevation model of a drainage basin, and the attribution of the three source-data layer coverages. Preprocessing of these data layers is facilitated by specialized utility AML programs. Compared [...]

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