RCAT

Step 1 - RCAT Project Builder

The RCAT Project Builder tool builds a folder structure that organizes the input data in a standardized manner and provides the structure necessary for running subsequent RCAT tools.

NOTE: See the preprocessing steps before running this tool.

Parameters

RCATProjectBuilder

RCATProjectBuilder2

  • Select project folder: Select newly created folder to store all RCA inputs, intermediates, and outputs in.
  • Select drainage network datasets: Select pre-processed segmented network shapefile(s) you want to use in this RCA run.
  • Select existing cover folder: Select folder holding LANDFIRE existing vegetation data for the area of interest.
  • Select historic cover folder: Select folder holding LANDFIRE historic vegetation data for the area of interest.
  • Select fragmented valley bottom datasets: Select pre-processed valley bottom shapefile(s) you want to use in this RCA run.
  • Select large river polygons (optional): Select large river shapefile(s) you want to use in this RCA run.
  • Select dredge tailings polygons (optional): Select dredge tailings shapefile(s) you want to use in this RCA run.
  • Select DEM (optional): Select DEM if you want to run the Bankfull Channel tool (required for the Confinement and RCA tools).
  • Select precipitation raster (optional): Select precipitation raster if you want to run the Bankfull Channel tool (required for the Confinement and RCA tools).

NOTE: See the RVD page for figures showing how including dredge tailings affects vegetation values.


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