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Earth Surface Dynamics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union

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Earth Surf. Dynam., 5, 21-46, 2017
http://www.earth-surf-dynam.net/5/21/2017/
doi:10.5194/esurf-5-21-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed
under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Research article
16 Jan 2017
Creative computing with Landlab: an open-source toolkit for building, coupling, and exploring two-dimensional numerical models of Earth-surface dynamics
Daniel E. J. Hobley et al.

Data sets

landlab/pub_adams_etal_gmd v0.2 (Data set)
J. M. Adams
doi:10.5281/zenodo.162058
Raleigh Peak, Colorado: May 2010, CO10_Tucker (Data set)
NCALM
doi:10.5069/G9TM782F
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Many geoscientists use computer models to understand changes in the Earth's system. However, typically each scientist will build their own model from scratch. This paper describes Landlab, a new piece of open-source software designed to simplify creation and use of models of the Earth's surface. It provides off-the-shelf tools to work with models more efficiently, with less duplication of effort. The paper explains and justifies how Landlab works, and describes some models built with it.
Many geoscientists use computer models to understand changes in the Earth's system. However,...
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