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cryotools/cosipy: COSIPY v1.3 – An open-source coupled snowpack and ice surface energy and mass balance model

Anselm Arndt; Tobias Sauter; Björn Saß

New Major released - version used for our revised GMD paper (

  • new densification parameterisations (now available: Boone, Vionnet, emprical, constant)
  • bugfix radiation model (Wohlfahrt et al, 2016)
  • bugfixes utility 'wrf2cosipy'
  • new plot profile utility
  • improved utility 'create static file' (Error in case of NaNs, differet method to calculate aspect (solves problem with NaNs with high spatial resolutions for aspect)
  • improved utility 'aws2cosipy' (Error in case of NaNs, G outside glacier now NaN instead of zero)
  • improved evaluation, non WRF grids should work now
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