streamorder

streamorder

Stream order index of all cells on a local drain direction network

Result = streamorder(ldd)
ldd
spatial ldd
Result
spatial ordinal

Operation

The classification of stream networks was originally developed by Horton, and modified by Strahler. Following the scheme of Strahler, streamorder designates an order 1 to the smallest channels, which are the cells with no upstream cells connected to that cell. Where two channels of order 1 join, a channel of order 2 results downstream. In general, where two channels of order i join, a channel of order i+1 results.

Group

This operation belongs to the group of Neighbourhood operators; local drain directions

See Also

accuflux

Examples

  1. • pcrcalc
    binding
    Result = Result.map;
    Ldd = Ldd.map;
    initial
    report Result = streamorder(Ldd);

    • python
    Ldd = readmap(“Ldd.map”)
    Result = streamorder(Ldd)
    Result.map Ldd.map
    _images/streamorder_Result.png _images/accu_Ldd.png

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