CSDMS 2021 Webinars

Modeling Earth’s Surface with Landlab 2.0

Greg Tucker

CSDMS/University of Colorado, Boulder, United States

This webinar presents an overview of Landlab 2.0, a Python programming toolkit for rapidly building and exploring numerical models of various Earth-surface processes. We’ll look at how to set up a numerical grid in just a few lines of code, and how to populate your grid with fields of data. We will also take a look at some of Landlab’s numerical functions, input-output utilities, and plotting routines. Finally, we will explore Landlab components: what they are, how to assemble them into integrated numerical models, and how to create new ones. Examples include surface-water hydrology, landscape evolution, tidal-marsh flow, and lithosphere flexure, among others.

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Of interest for:
  • Terrestrial Working Group
  • Coastal Working Group
  • Marine Working Group
  • Education and Knowledge Transfer (EKT) Working Group
  • Cyberinformatics and Numerics Working Group
  • Hydrology Focus Research Group
  • Chesapeake Focus Research Group
  • Critical Zone Focus Research Group
  • Human Dimensions Focus Research Group
  • Geodynamics Focus Research Group
  • Ecosystem Dynamics Focus Research Group
  • Coastal Vulnerability Initiative
  • Continental Margin Initiative
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Initiative
  • Modeling Platform Interoperability Initiative
  • River Network Modeling Initiative