oggm.tasks.mass_conservation_inversion(gdir, glen_a=None, fs=None, write=True, filesuffix='')[source]

Compute the glacier thickness along the flowlines

More or less following Farinotti et al., (2009).

Parameters
gdiroggm.GlacierDirectory

the glacier directory to process

glen_afloat

glen’s creep parameter A

fsfloat

sliding parameter

write: bool

default behavior is to compute the thickness and write the results in the pickle. Set to False in order to spare time during calibration.

filesuffixstr

add a suffix to the output file

Notes

Files writen to the glacier directory:
inversion_output.pkl

List of dicts containing the output data from the inversion.