ch_wbt_channels {CSHShydRology}R Documentation

Generate stream network

Description

Generate stream network

Usage

ch_wbt_channels(
  fn_flowacc,
  fn_flowdir,
  fn_channel_ras,
  fn_channel_vec,
  threshold = NULL,
  ...
)

Arguments

fn_flowacc

File name for flow accumulation grid.

fn_flowdir

File name for flow direction grid.

fn_channel_ras

File name for raster version of channel network.

fn_channel_vec

File name for vector version of channel networks.

threshold

Threshold for channel initiation.

...

Other parameters for whitebox function wbt_extract_streams

Value

Returns a sf vector object of the stream channels.

Author(s)

Dan Moore

Examples

# Only proceed if Whitebox executable is installed
library(whitebox)
if (check_whitebox_binary()){
  library(raster)
  test_raster <- ch_volcano_raster()
  dem_raster_file <- tempfile(fileext = c(".tif"))
  no_sink_raster_file <- tempfile("no_sinks", fileext = c(".tif"))

  # write test raster to file
  writeRaster(test_raster, dem_raster_file, format = "GTiff")

  # remove sinks
  removed_sinks <- ch_wbt_removesinks(dem_raster_file, no_sink_raster_file, method = "fill")

  # get flow accumulations
  flow_acc_file <- tempfile("flow_acc", fileext = c(".tif"))
  flow_acc <- ch_wbt_flow_accumulation(no_sink_raster_file, flow_acc_file)

  # get flow directions
  flow_dir_file <- tempfile("flow_dir", fileext = c(".tif"))
  flow_dir <- ch_wbt_flow_direction(no_sink_raster_file, flow_dir_file)
  channel_raster_file <- tempfile("channels", fileext = c(".tif"))
  channel_vector_file <- tempfile("channels", fileext = c(".shp"))
  channels <- ch_wbt_channels(flow_acc_file, flow_dir_file, channel_raster_file,
  channel_vector_file, 1)
  plot(channels)
} else {
  message("Examples not run as Whitebox executable not found")
}

[Package CSHShydRology version 1.3.0 Index]