oggm.shop.rgitopo.select_dem_from_dir(gdir, dem_source=None, keep_dem_folders=False)[source]

Select a DEM from the ones available in an RGI-TOPO glacier directory.

gdir : oggm.GlacierDirectory

the glacier directory

dem_source : str

the source to pick from (default: NASADEM and COPDEM)

keep_dem_folders : bool

the default is to delete the other DEM directories to save space. Set this to True to prevent that (e.g. for sensitivity tests)


Files writen to the glacier directory:
A geotiff file containing the DEM (reprojected into the local grid).This DEM is not smoothed or gap files, and is the closest to the original DEM source.