FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)#

This section contains a list of frequently asked questions.

How should I cite Pastas in general and/or a specific version?

If you find Pastas useful and use it in your research or project, we kindly ask you to cite the Pastas article published in Groundwater journal as follows:

To cite a specific version of the Pastas software we recommend using the the DOI proivded through Zenodo for every major release of the software.

  • Collenteur, R., Bakker, M., Caljé, R. & Schaars, F. (XXXX). Pastas: open-source software for time series analysis in hydrology (Version X.X.X). Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1465866.

What does “Pastas” stand for?

Pastas is not an acronym for something. That is why it is not written as PASTAS. However, we like a good pasta every once in a while, and as that name was already taken in the Python Packaging Index, we chose for Pastas as the name of the package.