oggm.tasks.compute_downstream_bedshape#

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
gdiroggm.GlacierDirectory

where to write the data

Notes

Files written to the glacier directory:
downstream_line.pkl

A dictionary containing the downstream line geometry as well as the bed shape computed from a parabolic fit.