# An open source glacier model in Python¶

Extending Marzeion et al., (2012), the model accounts for glacier geometry (including contributory branches) and includes an explicit ice dynamics module. It can simulate past and future mass-balance, volume and geometry of (almost) any glacier in the world in a fully automated workflow. We rely exclusively on publicly available data for calibration and validation.

This is the model’s documentation for users and developers as of version 1.0. For the documentation of the latest (cutting-edge) repository version, visit oggm.readthedocs.io/en/latest.

# Get in touch¶

OGGM is available under the open source GNU GPLv3 license.

OGGM is free software. This implies that you are free to use the model and copy or modify its code at your wish, under certain conditions:

1. When using this software, please acknowledge the original authors of this contribution. Currently, we recommend to use the Zenodo citation for this purpose.

An example BibTeX entry:

@misc{OGGM_v0.1.1,
author       = {Fabien Maussion and
Timo Rothenpieler and
Ben Marzeion and
Johannes Landmann and
Felix Oesterle and
Alexander Jarosch and
Beatriz Recinos and
Anouk Vlug},
title        = {OGGM/oggm: v0.1.1},
month        = feb,
year         = 2017,
doi          = {10.5281/zenodo.292630},
url          = {https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.292630}
}

2. Your modifications to the code belong to you, but if you decide to share these modifications with others you’ll have to do so under the same license as OGGM (the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation).