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Title: Software profile : a user manual for RADGAP
Author: K.A. Tilford
Document Type: Monograph
This manual is a report in a series of Technical Reports produced by the Water Resources Research Group at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salford. The manual is a reference to the software package known as RADGAP, a program for adjusting distributed radar rainfall data by raingauge data which incorporates two dimensional surface fitting and interpolation algorithms. The report begins by stating the software specification and goes on to discuss the input files required. After a brief conceptual introduction to the adjustment procedure, the structure of RADGAP is described and illustrated with a flowchart and an example runtime session described. Annotated samples of the input datafiles are included. Whilst the report concentrates on a single example, National Rivers Authority, Anglian Region, Northern Area, RADGAP has been designed and structured so that customisation and implementation in other areas is straightforward and a chapter is dedicated to this. The Appendices provide a source listing of the program together with a hard copy listing of example input datafiles. The datafiles accompany the program on the distribution disk and may be used to replicate the runtime example in the report main body. User input datafiles should exactly replicate the format of the example datafiles. This manual is not a definitive guide to the interpolation and surface fitting routines used. Further information can be found in the references listed in the bibliography.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1991
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Information and communication technologiesDataModelsForecastingComputer programmingRainfallRain gauges
Geographic Keywords: EA Anglian
Extent: 27; + figures and appendices
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