Plugin-based component modeling tool.
The Landlab project creates an environment in which scientists can build a numerical landscape model without having to code all of the individual components. Landscape models compute flows of mass, such as water, sediment, glacial ice, volcanic material, or landslide debris, across a gridded terrain surface. Landscape models have a number of commonalities, such as operating on a grid of points and routing material across the grid. Scientists who want to use a landscape model often build their own unique model from the ground up, re-coding the basic building blocks of their landscape model rather than taking advantage of codes that have already been written.
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This open-source manuscript is a gateway for entering the Landlab world:
After installation, tests can be run with:
$ python -c ‘import landlab; landlab.test()’
The most current development version is always available from our git repository:
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