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RIOS sample data updated

adrianvogladrianvogl Member, NatCap Staff
Updated sample data for RIOS is now available on the RIOS download page:

This zipfile contains
data to run RIOS and several InVEST models for a small subwatershed in Kenya.  The
package also includes two hands-on exercises which we use in trainings
and which users may find helpful to get you started. 



  • Dear Adrianvogl,

    I was preparing data for RIOS model. But I couldnot find the upslope source index. I have ArcGIS 9.3. So could please tell the option to process it.

    With Kind Regards,



  • adrianvogladrianvogl Member, NatCap Staff
    Dear Mulugeta,
    The RIOS installer includes a data pre-processing toolbox for ArcGIS that will prepare the upslope source index and the downslope retention index for each of the objectives, as well as the riparian continuity index and slope index for those objectives that require them.

    The pre-processor can also be downloaded from our website:

    Once you upzip the file, you can open the Toolbox from within ArcGIS.  Instructions to access and use the pre-processor can be found in the RIOS User Guide in Section IV. Data Requirements.

    I hope that this helps to resolve your problem.

    Kind Regards,
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