Model:CAESAR Lisflood

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CAESAR Lisflood




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Also known as CAESAR-Lisflood
Model type Single
Model part of larger framework
Incorporated models or components:
Spatial dimensions 2D
Spatial extent Regional-Scale, Landscape-Scale, Watershed-Scale, Reach-Scale, Patch-Scale
Model domain Terrestrial, Hydrology
One-line model description Caesar Lisflood is a morphodynamic / Landscape evolution model that simulates erosion and deposition in river catchments and reaches over time scales from hours to 1000's of years.
Extended model description Caesar Lisflood is a geomorphological / Landscape evolution model that combines the Lisflood-FP 2d hydrodynamic flow model (Bates et al, 2010) with the CAESAR geomorphic model to simulate erosion and deposition in river catchments and reaches over time scales from hours to 1000's of years.

Featuring: Landscape evolution model simulating erosion and deposition across river reaches and catchments

A hydrodynamic 2D flow model (based on the Lisflood FP code) that conserves mass and partial momentum. (model can be run as flow model alone)

designed to operate on multiple core processors (parallel processing of core functions)

Operates over a wide range to spatial and time scales (1km2 to 1000km2, <1year to 1000+ years)

Easy to use GUI

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First name Tom
Last name Coulthard
Type of contact Model developer
Institute / Organization University of Hull
Postal address 1
Postal address 2
Town / City Kingston upon Hull
Postal code HU6 7RX
State
Country United Kingdom
Email address T.Coulthard@hull.ac.uk
Phone
Fax


Supported platforms Windows
Other platform
Programming language
Other program language C#
Code optimized Multiple Processors
Multiple processors implemented Shared memory
Nr of distributed processors
Nr of shared processors
Start year development 2013
Does model development still take place? Yes
If above answer is no, provide end year model development
Code development status Active
When did you indicate the 'code development status'? 2020
Model availability As code, As teaching tool
Source code availability
(Or provide future intension)
Through web repository
Source web address https://sourceforge.net/projects/caesar-lisflood/
Source csdms web address
Program license type Other
Program license type other GNU
Memory requirements Contingent on simulation size (area)
Typical run time Minutes to days (contingent on scale)


Describe input parameters DEM
Input format ASCII
Other input format Rainfall or stream gauge data
Describe output parameters DEM, Flow patterns, Inundation, Grainsize and others
Output format ASCII
Other output format
Pre-processing software needed? Yes
Describe pre-processing software Yes - ish - uses arc GIS ascii formats - commonly available.
Post-processing software needed? No
Describe post-processing software
Visualization software needed? No
If above answer is yes
Other visualization software


Describe processes represented by the model Hydrology: Spatially variable TOPMODEL

2d Hydrodynamic flow model: Using the Lisflood-FP (Bates et al., 2010) method Fluvial erosion and deposition over 9 different grainsizes - through 10 active layers Lateral erosion: Based on radius of curvature Slope processes: Landslides and soil creep Sand Dunes: Ability to couple sand dune sub model with fluvial processes.

Describe key physical parameters and equations
Describe length scale and resolution constraints
Describe time scale and resolution constraints
Describe any numerical limitations and issues


Describe available calibration data sets Module tested here: https://www.geosci-model-dev.net/11/4873/2018/
Upload calibration data sets if available:
Describe available test data sets
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Describe ideal data for testing


Do you have current or future plans for collaborating with other researchers? Yes - continually collaborating with multiple researchers.
Is there a manual available? No
Upload manual if available:
Model website if any https://sourceforge.net/projects/caesar-lisflood/
Model forum / discussion board https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/caesar-lisflood
Comments Manual/videos/walkthroughs available through the wiki on the sourceforge site above.


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Citation indices CAESAR Lisflood
Nr. of pubs: 27
Citations: 232
h-index: 7
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Citation indices CAESAR Lisflood
Nr. of pubs: 27
Citations: 232
h-index: 7



Featured publication(s)YearModel describedType of ReferenceCitations
Coulthard, Tom J.; Neal, Jeff C.; Bates, Paul D.; Ramirez, Jorge; de Almeida, Gustavo A. M.; Hancock, Greg R.; 2013. Integrating the LISFLOOD-FP 2D hydrodynamic model with the CAESAR model: implications for modelling landscape evolution. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 38, 1897–1906. 10.1002/esp.3478
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2013Caesar
CAESAR Lisflood
Model overview 94
Skinner, Christopher J.; Coulthard, Tom J.; Schwanghart, Wolfgang; Wiel, Marco J. Van De; Hancock, Greg; 2018. Global sensitivity analysis of parameter uncertainty in landscape evolution models. Geoscientific Model Development, 11, 4873–4888. https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-4873-2018
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2018CAESAR Lisflood
Model overview 7
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