Open Water Foundation / Learn TSTool

This documentation provides resources to learn how to to use the TSTool Software. TSTool is free software that provides time series analysis and workflow processing automation. TSTool also processes data from databases, Excel, and spatial data. TSTool is helpful when automating a complicated process or repeating a process multiple times. TSTool is being moved to open source licensing at which time all source code will also be available.

This documentation has been written based on experience using TSTool at the Open Water Foundation (OWF), with focus on tasks that are useful in water resources and solutions.

This website version of documentation is initially being created to facilitate use by Colorado State University GRAD 592 students and will be updated over time to convert other versions of documentation to on-line version. The initial version is a bare minimum version to help GRAD 592 students with their projects.

The remainder of this page contains the following sections:

About the Open Water Foundation

The Open Water Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit social enterprise that focuses on developing and supporting open source software for water resources, so that organizations can make better decisions about water. OWF has created this documentation to educate its staff, collaborators, students, and clients that use TSTool for time series processing.

See also other OWF learning resources.

How to Use this Documentation

The documentation is organized in order of information and tasks necessary to install TSTool and use TSTool software for common tasks.

See also the existing PDF documentation that is installed with TSTool software (use the TSTool software Help menu to access). PDF documentation is available in the Resources section.

The following lessons are included in this documentation:


The OWF Learn TSTool website content and examples are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Source Repository on GitHub

The source files for this documentation are maintained in a GitHub repository: owf-learn-tstool.

Release Notes

This documentation was last updated 2017-10-30. See the Release Notes in the GitHub Project.