Also known as
Model type Single
Model part of larger framework LandLab
Note on status model
Date note status model
Incorporated models or components:
Spatial dimensions 1D, 2D
Spatial extent Continental, Landscape-Scale, Regional-Scale
Model domain Terrestrial, Geodynamic
One-line model description Deform the lithosphere with 1D or 2D flexure.
Extended model description Landlab component that implements a 1 and 2D lithospheric flexure model.

flexure, deflection, isostasy,

Name Eric Hutton
Type of contact Model developer
Institute / Organization
Postal address 1
Postal address 2
Town / City Boulder
Postal code 80309
Country United States
Email address

Supported platforms
Unix, Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Other platform
Programming language


Other program language
Code optimized Single Processor
Multiple processors implemented
Nr of distributed processors
Nr of shared processors
Start year development 2013
Does model development still take place? No
If above answer is no, provide end year model development 2020
Code development status As is, no updates are provided
When did you indicate the 'code development status'? 2020
Model availability As code
Source code availability
(Or provide future intension)
Through web repository
Source web address
Source csdms web address
Program license type BSD or MIT X11
Program license type other
Memory requirements
Typical run time

Describe input parameters grid : RasterModelGrid

A grid.

eet : float, optional
Effective elastic thickness (m).

youngs : float, optional
Young's modulus.

method : {'airy', 'flexure'}, optional
Method to use to calculate deflections.

rho_mantle : float, optional
Density of the mantle (kg / m^3).

gravity : float, optional
Acceleration due to gravity (m / s^2).

n_procs : int, optional
Number of processors to use for calculations.

Input format ASCII
Other input format
Describe output parameters "lithosphere__overlying_pressure_increment":

{ "dtype": float, "intent": "in", "optional": False, "units": "Pa", "mapping": "node", "doc": "Applied pressure to the lithosphere over a time step", }

"lithosphere_surface__elevation_increment": { "dtype": float, "intent": "out", "optional": False, "units": "m", "mapping": "node", "doc": "The change in elevation of the top of the lithosphere (the land surface) in one timestep", }

Output format ASCII
Other output format
Pre-processing software needed? No
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Post-processing software needed? No
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Visualization software needed? No
If above answer is yes
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Describe any numerical limitations and issues

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Do you have current or future plans for collaborating with other researchers?
Is there a manual available? No
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