pastas.stats.signatures.high_pulse_duration#

high_pulse_duration(series, quantile=0.8)[source]#

Average duration of pulses where the head exceeds a certain threshold.

Parameters
  • series (pandas.Series) – Pandas Series with DatetimeIndex and head values.

  • quantile (float, optional) – Quantile used as a threshold.

Return type

float

Notes

Average duration of pulses where the groundwater head drops exceeds a certain threshold. The threshold is defined as the 80th percentile of nonexceedance.

References

richter_1996

Richter, B. D. (1996). A method for assessing hydrologic alteration within ecosystems. Society for Conservation Biology, 10(4), 1163–1174. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1523‐1739.1996.10041163.x