BFI Download Page
- Download bfi-DOS.exe, a self-extracting ZIP file for a DOS PC. This package includes the Fortran source code, the DOS executable, and two sample input files. You will need a DOS emulator like DOSBox to run the program in 64-bit Windows 7.
- bfi415.f is the Fortran source code. (NOTE: Selecting this link will cause most Web browsers to display the actual source code on your screen. To download the source code file, Shift-click on the link, or use your browser's Save or Save As command.)
- example.crd is a sample input file. The file contains ADAPS card output data in water-year and calendar-year format for two different gage sites:
- comal.web is a sample input file in rdb format. The was created by NWIS-W software from a USGS web page. The file contains data in water-year format for the Comal River near New Braunfels, Texas (water years 1938-1945). (NOTE: Selecting this link will cause most Web browsers to display the sample input file. To download the file, Shift-click the link or use your browser's Save or Save As command.)
- read.bfi is an rdb script that makes life easier if you wish to plot daily hydrographs using the BFI program output. The script converts the daily output file to an rdb (tab delimited) file that is readable by G2, Statit, and a number of spreadsheets. Just change the file names in the script to match those that you use. Shift-click on the link to download a Zip file containing the script.
- Excel_BFI_builder.zip is a Zip file containing an Excel spreadsheet that demonstrates how to build your own data files for use with BFI.
Area (sq mi)
|02430000||Mackeys Creek near Dennis, Miss.||WY 1974-76||~ 66|
|08169000||Comal River near New Braunfels, Texas||WY 1938-45||130|
|08169000||Comal River near New Braunfels, Texas||CY 1936-46||130|
(NOTE: Selecting this link will cause many Web browsers to display the sample input file. To download the file, Shift-click the link or use your browser's Save or Save As command.)
- NEW! BATch.zip is a collection of files that demonstrate how to automate the operation of the DOS version of BFI using input redirection from a keystroke file.
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Last reviewed: 08/09/13