What’s New and What’s Coming in HydroDesktop

2013 Spring HIS Cyberseminar Series

Dan Ames / Brigham Young University

Talk Description:

HydroDesktop is the most widely used portal to the 95+ data sources registeredin the CUAHSI Hydrologic Information System (HIS). HydroDesktop is a free and open source Geographic Information System-based tool that enables searching, downloading, visualizing, and analyzing of hydrologic and climate data registered in the CUAHSI HIS. As a research and development project, the HydroDesktop team, led by Brigham Young University, periodically releases new iterations of the software which is driven by user defined bug reports and feature requests facilitated by a web based software management system at http://hydrodesktop.codeplex.com. Dr. Dan Ames, the HydroDesktop project lead, will discuss this open source development process, will also detail the newest features in the current recommended release, version 1.5.12, and will discuss proposed features proposed for 2013 and beyond.