oggm.core.massbalance.MassBalanceModel.get_ela

MassBalanceModel.get_ela(year=None, **kwargs)[source]

Compute the equilibrium line altitude for this year

Parameters
year: float, optional

the time (in the “hydrological floating year” convention)

**kwargs: any other keyword argument accepted by self.get_annual_mb
Returns
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the equilibrium line altitude (ELA, units: m)