Object Summaries

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Description

Summarizes an object of class deficit. For every drought event the start, end as well as the drought volume and duration is listed.

Usage

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## S3 method for class 'deficit'
summary(object, drop_minor = c(volume = "0.5%", duration = 5), ...)

Arguments

object

an object of class deficit, as produced by find_droughts.

drop_minor

a vector of length one or two, determining the filtering of minor droughts. If drop_minor is of length one and its value is zero, no filtering is applied. Also a numeric of character vector of length two with the named elements volume and duration is accepted. If a value contains the percentage (%) sign this percentage of the maximum duration or volume is used a the filter criterion.

...

currently ignored.

Value

a data.frame where each row corresponds to an event. There are summarizing columns

event.no

the event id

start

the starting day of the drought event

time

the day which the event is attributed to. Usually identical with column start, unless the object x is the result of the Sequent Peak Algorithm.

volume

the volume of the drought event in cubic meters

duration

the duration of the drought event in days

dbt

days below threshold. Number of days the discharge is lower than the given threshold.

qmin

the minimum discharge

tqmin

date of the minimum discharge

Examples

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data(ray)
ray <- as.xts(ray)["1970::1970", ]
r <- find_droughts(ray, threshold = 0.02)
summary(r)      # minor events got filtered

summary(r, drop_minor = 0)      # no filtering
summary(r, drop_minor = c("volume" = 10000, "duration" = 5))
summary(r, drop_minor = c("volume" = "10%", "duration" = 5))

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