[R] Drought Severity Index (DSI)
muhammad.rahiz at ouce.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 12 12:21:31 CET 2010
Thanks for the response. I have the algorithm based on the original
paper (Bryant et al. 1994) and subsequent modification by Philips and
McGregor(1994). The latter gives the formula for calculating the index
in MS Excel. I'm trying to translate it to R.
Muhammad Rahiz | Doctoral Student in Regional Climate Modeling
Climate Research Laboratory, School of Geography & the Environment
Oxford University Centre for the Environment
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Email: muhammad.rahiz at ouce.ox.ac.uk
Jim Lemon wrote:
> On 01/12/2010 07:21 PM, Muhammad Rahiz wrote:
>> Does anyone have the code to calculate the drought severity index?
> Hi Muhammad,
> If you mean "does anyone have the algorithm?" it seems pretty hard to
> find. Even that old standby Wikipedia didn't have a description of
> Palmer's algorithm. If you happen to have the algorithm but not the R
> code, perhaps mentioning that might get some responses.
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