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TauDEM (Terrain Analysis Using Digital Elevation Models) is a suite of Digital Elevation Model (DEM) tools for the extraction and analysis of hydrologic information from topography as represented by a DEM.

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TauDEM - where to get processing_taudem.zip for installing QGIS plug-in? (Current website is offline due to Russia invasion of Ukraine...)

I'm trying to install TauDEM plug-in into QGIS. I've followed the steps up until I'm asked to enter the name and URL into the plugin repository/repository details in QGIS manage and install plugin. ...
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How to retrieve the response raster data of WPS using 52n-wps-client-lib?

I'm using the 52n-wps-client-lib to execute a WPS service, but when I try to retrieve the response raster data of the execution, I got an exception: java.lang.NullPointerException at org.n52.wps....
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Installation of TauDEM Plugin in QGIS - Repository isn't available

I want to install the TauDEM Plugin. I tried with QGIS version 3.16 and the updated QGIS version 3.24. I installed the newest version TauDEM 5.3.7 and run the Complete Windows Installer. When i want ...
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TauDEM: How to extract the longest flow path from an outlet to the basin divide as a shapefile

Using TauDEM I've created a number of derived raster products from an initial 30m SRTM DEM with a statewide (South Carolina) extent. Using the D8 modelling methods, I've created both the D8 Flow ...
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TauDEM fails to create stream network shapefile (-net option) when running StreamNet method on Ubuntu

When I try running TauDEM's "StreamNet" method including the optional -net flag to create the stream links / channel network as a shapefile, it fails with a lot of errors like: ERROR 10: ...
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TauDEM: Missing cell area contribution

I have a terrain, that looks like the below: The geotiff file can be found here I run the geotiff file with the taudem, with the threshold value =10 1. PitRemove.exe Site6.tif 2. D8FlowDir.exe -p ...
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TauDEM: identical flow accumulation values along stream

I recently discovered TauDEM and overall experience is fantastic. However I found something weird, when computing flow accumulation (ESRI ArcGIS term) or D8 Contributing area (TauDEM term). Some ...
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I can't find TauDEM in the providers under processing

I am trying to add TauDEM, after installing it as instructed I can't find it Under the providers in QGIS 3.4 although I can under earlier versions (also can't install them for other reasons)
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Cannot open TIF files using TauDEM in ArcMap:

I am trying to use TauDEM in Arcmap. When I try to start the "Pit Remove" script it does not accept my .tif Input (see picture). Same with every other script from the tbx. If I press OK a empty error ...
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Topographic Wetness Index difference between SAGA and TauDEM

I calculated Topographic Wetness Index (TWI) using SAGA and TauDEM. Overall trend is similar but SAGA returned larger values compared with TauDEM. Sometimes the deviations are as large as 7 or 8. I am ...
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Using TauDEM with ArcMap? [closed]

I can't add the TauDEM Tools.tbx to ArcMap 10.6.1. Windows 10 64bit. .... taudem tools.tbx is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains and err. ...... error status 0x000012f
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Using GageWatershed Function in TauDEM?

I have a D8 flow direction raster made from with TauDEM's D8FlowDir method and a point vector with an attribute 'id' for each. For some reason when I use these two as input in the GageWatershed ...
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Why difference in delineation of watershed by two online watershed modeling tools?

I am using two online watershed delineation tools- eRAMs and Model My Watershed (MMW)- to auto delineate watersheds using water quality monitoring sondes as my outlet points. I have three pieces of ...
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Taudem pit filling with threshold

Is it possible to fill pits in TauDEM up to a certain threshold (i.e. 1m depth)? In ArcGIS 'Fill Sinks', there is a tolerance parameter for this purpose, but there doesn't seem to be a similar ...
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No outputs created using processing-TauDEM and QGIS 3

Has anyone run across this error when trying the New processing-TauDEM plugin in QGIS 3? The following layers were not correctly generated: C:/Users/david.laverty/AppData/Local/Temp/...
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tauDEM flow accumulation (D8 or D-infinity) results is NA-values for some major rivers

I am having some trouble with tauDEM that I am hoping someone can give me some advice on. I'm running tauDEM via command line through R-studio. I am working with some 30m resolution SRTM DEM data in ...
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Why TauDEM specialized tools (e.g. D-Infinity Distance Down) are only available with D-Infinity flow model?

I would like to know why most TauDEM specialized tools have been developed just for the D-Infinity flow model. Is it because the D8 would not make sense for these algorithms, or they just have not ...
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Using graphical modeler script via command line

I have made a script through the graphical modeler and I exported it. This is the code that it exported: [Python code] https://imgur.com/a/ivgWXUh How do I run this code outside of QGIS? Which ...
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Merging two processes in QGIS3 to one?

Is there any way to merge several processes in QGIS3 into one process? Or is there a way to look at the source code of different processes under QGIS3 and combine them under one function? I am ...
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TauDEM Model Availability

I'm trying to find the TauDEM Model Builder Models toolbox. I'm teaching myself how to use TauDEM to delineate watersheds. After running through some examples I started putting the modules together ...
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Postprocessing.py error when running TauDEm on new machine

When running any operation using the TauDEm provider I get the following errors and no output raster file is produced. 2018-07-06T10:19:55 0 TauDEM execution console output 2018-07-06T10:19:55 2 ...
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Obtaining the portion of upstream cell from taudem

In taudem I know that I can use StreamNet function: StreamNet -fel <felfile> -p <pfile> -ad8 <ad8file> -src <srcfile> -ord <ordfile> -tree <treefile> -coord<...
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TauDEM from QGIS toolbox "The following layers were not correctly generated"

I'm having the same problem as described in complete-qgis-uninstallation-to-fix-taudem-issues. However, that question specifically relates to the reinstallation of QGIS to fix the problem. I've tried ...
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Complete QGIS Uninstallation to fix TauDEM Issues

I was looking to completely uninstall QGIS 2.18.14 from my laptop as I have managed to do something with the settings that has stopped the TauDEM provider from creating any outputs from any of the ...
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Performing Weighted Flow Accumulation in GRASS?

I would like to calculate a weighted flow accumulation raster with GRASS. I have a DEM and a rainfall raster. I am looking to calculate the rainfall accumulated downstream. Basically, it is similar in ...
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Adding TauDEM provider to QGIS 3?

Is there a way to add TauDEM to the latest QGIS 3.0? I can't see it in the providers tab as it was in my previous 2.18.14 version so I am unable to activate it. I use it pretty regularly so I would ...
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Checking and enforcing downstream Z constraint for synthetic streams?

Assume I've delineated planar (X, Y) stream breaklines to use them for enforcement of bare ground DEM derivation from high density lidar data. The stream features are in a Z and M enabled polyline ...
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Installing TauDEM in Linux

I would like to install a version of TauDEM above 5.3 (current version is 5.3.8) in Linux Ubuntu 16.04. Installation instructions that I have managed to find online are here, here and here. And the ...
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Using TauDEM in QGIS 2.18.15 - error "mpiexex is not recognized..."

I am attempting to use TauDEM tools to model an existing watershed. I have installed the "TauDEM 5.3 Complete Windows Installer" mentioned on the download page (http://hydrology.usu.edu/taudem/taudem5/...
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Trying to use “Pit Remove” tool gives out “'escapeAndJoin' is not defined” error

I have a similar question to this thread: Trying to use "Difference" tool gives out "'QgsWKBTypes' is not defined" error According to image [1], I've received this ...
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Avalanche runout analysis within the latest TauDEM-package does not work (Error 000732: Parameters are not vaild)

I am trying to calculate the runout of avalanches with the TauDEM-toolbox (Version 5.3.7). I am running ArcGIS 10.4 and Windows 10. I have tried using the sample data provided, following their ...
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Infinity Downslope Influence with TauDEM

Does anybody now how to calculate Infinity Downslope Influence with the TauDEM version? the command was present until version 3.x but now disappeared I don't know if it was renamed or simply removed....
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Using ArcGIS for Desktop with TauDem?

I am trying to do a hydrological analysis in ArcGIS 10.3 using Taudem toolbox. I've installed the tool following the instructions that can be found here (http://hydrology.usu.edu/taudem/taudem5/...
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Convert from unsigned (8 bit) integer to short integer grid

I'm looking to convert a unsigned integer grid to a short integer grid for use in TauDEM. The unsigned integer grid has values ranging from 0 - 4.
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How to join hydrological data from a big area with a small area with better pixel resolution?

I use TAUDEM to make hydrologic analysis. I have a hidro 1K dem file from South America (big area) pixel resolution=1000x1000 meters. I have a specific dem file located in Brazil (small area) pixel ...
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TauDEM not working

I am having issues using TauDEM. The official website (http://hydrology.usu.edu/taudem/) is offline. I managed to find an installer on another site, but I get an error when I try to launch any ...
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Running TauDEM in QGIS?

How do you configure TauDEM 5.1.2 to run in QGIS 2.10.1? TauDEM plugin activated, and visible in the Processing Toolbox (Advanced Interface). However, TauDEM tools do not run. I get the message '"...
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TauDEM tools in QGIS 2.10.1 Pisa (Ubuntu 15) are not in the Processing Toolbox

My TauDEM tools have disappeared in my latest version of QGIS. Any ideas how to get them back? They used to be in the processing Tab. Using QGIS 2.10.1 TauDEM Ubuntu 14 stable My other tools are ...
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Preventing flow accumulation in one watershed from traveling up tributaries into adjacent watersheds?

I am using TauDEM in ArcMap 10.3.1 to try and calculate flow accumulation and generate stream networks for HUC10 watersheds. I am using 3m DEMs acquired from the National Map. The HUC10 I am working ...
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QGIS 2.4 Problems with TauDEM [duplicate]

I am trying to run TauDEM algorithims with zero luck. I am running QGIS 2.4, have installed TauDEM 5.0.6, MPICH2 and still am getting nowhere. I either get a problem loading output layers or directory ...
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Generate new geometric network from intersection between curent network and polygons in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have generated a stream network using the "Strea Reach and Watershed" tool from the TauDEM toolbox. Within the stream reach dataset there are fields that give an ID to the stream segment and ...
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Best flow routing algorithm for determining location where spill enters stream?

What would be the best flow routing algorithm for determining the quickest (and by this I suppose I mean shortest) path that a spill would take when traveling to a stream? My best educated guess ...
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Seeking comprehensive descriptions of tools in QGIS, SAGA, Orfeo, etc. toolboxes? [closed]

There exists a large number of tools for QGIS (e.g. SAGA, GRASS, ORFEO etc.) - however none of these have sound description of the aim of the tool, the algorithm itself, differences to other similar ...
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Generate channel network (rainwater run off) - which algorithm is the best?

I want to compute DEM for a whole country (cca 79 000 sqr. km) and I need to be hydrologically correct as much is possible. After, for this correct DEM I need to compute drainage lines of surface run-...
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Using TauDem Tools in Python (like Arcpy)?

This may be a completely ignorant question so have some patience. But is it possible to use TauDem tools within an Python (Arcpy) script as per the other tools in ArcGIS? When you look at the help ...
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Installing TauDEM to work with QGIS?

I'm having trouble setting up TauDEM to work in the processing tools of QGIS 2.0.1. I download TauDEM from here and select "TauDEM 5.2 Command Line Executables for 32 bit Windows PC". I extract them ...
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ArcGIS 10 GeoTIFF Export

I'm not terribly familiar with ArcGIS in general, but I have a geodatabase (I think) containing a 3m DEM in ArcGis 9.3. I would like to have this 3m DEM in a GeoTIFF file so I can do some processing ...
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Taudem Resources

As I frequently deal with hydrology, I've heard Taudem mentioned quite a few times. I'm finding all sorts of information, but much of it is dated for use with previous versions. In addition, the ...
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