oggm.tasks.compute_downstream_bedshape(gdir)[source]

The bedshape obtained by fitting a parabola to the line’s normals.

Also computes the downstream’s altitude.

Parameters: gdir : oggm.GlacierDirectory where to write the data

Notes

Files writen to the glacier directory:
downstream_line.pkl
A dictionary containing the downsteam line geometry as well as the bed shape computed from a parabolic fit.