Articles | Volume 8, issue 12
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 4027–4043, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-8-4027-2015
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 4027–4043, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-8-4027-2015

Model description paper 16 Dec 2015

Model description paper | 16 Dec 2015

r.randomwalk v1, a multi-functional conceptual tool for mass movement routing

M. Mergili et al.

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r.randomwalk is a flexible and multi-functional open-source GIS tool for simulating the propagation of mass movements. Mass points are routed from given release pixels through a digital elevation model until a defined break criterion is reached. In contrast to existing tools, r.randomwalk includes functionalities to account for parameter uncertainties, and it offers built-in functions for validation and visualization. We show the key functionalities of r.randomwalk for three test areas.