RICT Application Status - Running as normal, no known issues.
Please Note: The Anglers Riverfly Monitoring Indices (ARMI) were still in development when we added them to RICT2, so users should treat their predictions from RICT2 as provisional and not use them operationally as they are incorrect. Definitive versions of ARMI have been incorporated in the latest version of the RIVPACS database, which is available on this website, and we will incorporate them into RICT2 in the following months. A bug is preventing alternative predictors working (velocity for discharge or calcium, conductivity or hardness for alkalinity). Formulae for converting them manually are included in the Technical Specification. Replacement values are also not working, so make sure that your input data has the following minimum values: altitude 1, distance from source 0.1, width 0.1, depth 1, discharge category 1, alkalinity 0.1, slope 0.1. We are working to fix these bugs. At the same time that we work to correct these new bugs, we’ll sort out the Anglers’ Riverfly Monitoring Indices issue, as well as a few other glitches.
RICT no longer works with Internet Explorer. If you cannot open an experiment in Azure Studio (classic), try using a different browser. Google Chrome works, though you have to right click on “Open in Studio (classic)” to bring-up a menu, then select ‘Open in new tab’ or ‘Open in new window’ to open the Microsoft login, and then it will open in Studio as normal.
Version 4 and earlier versions of the RICT2 Data Extraction Template for formatting data from the Environment Agency’s Ecology and Fish Data Explorer extracted the wrong Ntaxa data, corrected in Version 5.