
class
BasicDdHy
¶
Model BasicDdHy¶
terrainbento BasicDdHy model program.
Erosion model program using linear diffusion, streampowerdriven sediment erosion and mass conservation with a smoothed threshold that varies with incision depth, and discharge proportional to drainage area.
 Landlab components used:

class
BasicDdHy
(clock, grid, m_sp=0.5, n_sp=1.0, water_erodibility=0.0001, regolith_transport_parameter=0.1, water_erosion_rule__threshold=0.01, water_erosion_rule__thresh_depth_derivative=0.0, settling_velocity=0.001, fraction_fines=0.5, solver='basic', **kwargs)[source]¶ Bases:
terrainbento.base_class.erosion_model.ErosionModel
BasicDdHy model program.
This model program combines models
BasicDd
andBasicHy
. It evolves a topographic surface, \(\eta\), with the following governing equation:\[ \begin{align}\begin{aligned}\frac{\partial \eta}{\partial t} = \left(KQ(A)^{m}S^{n}  \omega_{ct}\left(1e^{KQ^{m}S^{n}/\omega_{ct}}\right)\right) + V\frac{Q_s}{Q(A)} + D\nabla^2 \eta\\Q_s = \int_0^A \left((1F_f)[\omega  \omega_c (1  e^{\omega / \omega_c})]  \frac{V Q_s}{Q(A)} \right) dA\\\omega = KQ(A)^{m}S^{n}\end{aligned}\end{align} \]where \(Q\) is the local stream discharge, \(A\) is the local upstream drainage area, \(S\) is the local slope, \(m\) and \(n\) are the discharge and slope exponent parameters, \(K\) is the erodibility by water, \(\omega_{ct}\) is the critical stream power needed for erosion to occur, \(V\) is effective sediment settling velocity, \(Q_s\) is volumetric sediment flux, and \(D\) is the regolith transport efficiency.
\(\omega_{ct}\) may change through time as it increases with cumulative incision depth:
\[\omega_{ct}\left(x,y,t\right) = \mathrm{max}\left(\omega_c + b D_I\left(x, y, t\right), \omega_c \right)\]where \(\omega_c\) is the threshold when no incision has taken place, \(b\) is the rate at which the threshold increases with incision depth, and \(D_I\) is the cumulative incision depth at location \(\left(x,y\right)\) and time \(t\).
Refer to Barnhart et al. (2019) Table 5 for full list of parameter symbols, names, and dimensions.
 The following atnode fields must be specified in the grid:
topographic__elevation

__init__
(clock, grid, m_sp=0.5, n_sp=1.0, water_erodibility=0.0001, regolith_transport_parameter=0.1, water_erosion_rule__threshold=0.01, water_erosion_rule__thresh_depth_derivative=0.0, settling_velocity=0.001, fraction_fines=0.5, solver='basic', **kwargs)[source]¶  Parameters
clock (terrainbento Clock instance) –
grid (landlab model grid instance) – The grid must have all required fields.
m_sp (float, optional) – Drainage area exponent (\(m\)). Default is 0.5.
n_sp (float, optional) – Slope exponent (\(n\)). Default is 1.0.
water_erodibility (float, optional) – Water erodibility (\(K\)). Default is 0.0001.
regolith_transport_parameter (float, optional) – Regolith transport efficiency (\(D\)). Default is 0.1.
water_erosion_rule__threshold (float, optional) – Erosion rule threshold when no erosion has occured (\(\omega_c\)). Default is 1.0.
water_erosion_rule__thresh_depth_derivative (float, optional) – Rate of increase of water erosion threshold as increased incision occurs (\(b\)). Default is 0.0.
settling_velocity (float, optional) – Settling velocity of entrained sediment (\(V\)). Default is 0.001.
fraction_fines (float, optional) – Fraction of fine sediment that is permanently detached (\(F_f\)). Default is 0.5.
solver (str, optional) – Solver option to pass to the Landlab ErosionDeposition component. Default is “basic”.
**kwargs – Keyword arguments to pass to
ErosionModel
. Importantly these arguments specify the precipitator and the runoff generator that control the generation of surface water discharge (\(Q\)).
 Returns
BasicDdHy
 Return type
model object
Examples
This is a minimal example to demonstrate how to construct an instance of model BasicDdHy. For more detailed examples, including steadystate test examples, see the terrainbento tutorials.
To begin, import the model class.
>>> from landlab import RasterModelGrid >>> from landlab.values import random >>> from terrainbento import Clock, BasicDdHy >>> clock = Clock(start=0, stop=100, step=1) >>> grid = RasterModelGrid((5,5)) >>> _ = random(grid, "topographic__elevation")
Construct the model.
>>> model = BasicDdHy(clock, grid)
Running the model with
model.run()
would create output, so here we will just run it one step.>>> model.run_one_step(1.) >>> model.model_time 1.0

run_one_step
(step)[source]¶ Advance model BasicDdHy for one timestep of duration step.
The run_one_step method does the following:
Creates rain and runoff, then directs and accumulates flow.
Assesses the location, if any, of flooded nodes where erosion should not occur.
Assesses if a
PrecipChanger
is an active boundary handler and if so, uses it to modify the erodibility by water.Calculates thresholdmodified erosion and deposition by water.
Calculates topographic change by linear diffusion.
Finalizes the step using the
ErosionModel
base class function finalize__run_one_step. This function updates all boundary handlers handlers bystep
and increments model time bystep
.
 Parameters
step (float) – Increment of time for which the model is run.