Articles | Volume 10, issue 2
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 553–569, 2017
Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 553–569, 2017

Model description paper 06 Feb 2017

Model description paper | 06 Feb 2017

r.avaflow v1, an advanced open-source computational framework for the propagation and interaction of two-phase mass flows

Martin Mergili et al.

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Short summary
r.avaflow represents a GIS-based, multi-functional open-source tool for the simulation of debris flows, rock avalanches, snow avalanches, or two-phase (solid and fluid) process chains. It further facilitates parameter studies and validation of the simulation results against observed patterns. r.avaflow shall inform strategies to reduce the risks related to the interaction of mass flow processes with society.