Uncategorized or Deprecated#
The following functions are either uncategorized or deprecated. Uncategorized functions are simply those to which we have not yet assigned a category (but we will as we continue to improve the documentation). Although functions marked as deprecated are currently still available, they will be removed in a future Landlab release and so their use is discouraged.
Indicates a node is bad index. 

Indicates a link is active, and can carry flux 

Indicates a link has a fixed gradient value, and behaves as a boundary 

Indicates a link is inactive, and cannot carry flux 

Indicates a boundary node is closed 

Indicates a node is core. 

Indicates a boundary node has a fixed gradient. 

Indicates a boundary node has a fixed value. 

Indicates a boundary node is wraparound. 

Grid elements on which fields can be placed. 

Adjacent corners for each grid corner. 

1=incoming flux, 1=outgoing 

Get adjacent corners. 

Get azimuths from every corner to every other corner. 

Get distances from every corner to every other corner. 

Get the angle of each face. 

Find and return the angle of a face about the corner at the face head. 

Get the area of each cell. 

Create an xarray DataArray representation of a grid field. 

Create an xarray Dataset representation of a grid. 

EventLayers for each cell. 

Get array of boundary corners. 

A boolean array, False where a cell has a closed corner or is 

A boolean array, False where a cell has a closed corner or is 

Get array of closed boundary corners. 

Get array of core corners. 

Get array of core patches. 

Get array of corners associated with core patches. 

Get corners at face head. 

Get corners at face tail. 

A shaped array of corner ids. 

Get the corners that define a cell. 

Nodes at diagonal tail and head. 

Get corners at either end of faces. 

Nodes at nodes of grid. 

Links and diagonals attached to corners. 

Return the name of the group into which fields are put by default. 

Get adjacent corners along diagonals. 

Directions of diagonals attached to corners. 

Directions of diagonals attached to nodes. 

Diagonals attached to corners. 

EventLayers for each cell. 

Get the faces that define a cell. 

List of fields held by the grid. 

Get array of fixed faces. 

Returns the corner at the other end of the fixed face for a fixed 

An array of the fixed_faces connected to fixed gradient boundary 

Get array of fixed gradient boundary corners. 

Returns the node at the other end of the fixed link for a fixed gradient boundary node. 

An array of the fixed_links connected to fixed gradient boundary nodes. 

Get array of fixed value boundary corners. 

Freeze the graph by making arrays readonly. 

Create grid from a filelike object. 

List of group names. 

Plot a data field. 

Get the length of faces. 

Get directions of links touching a node. 

Return array of IDs of links with given angle. 

Links with a given node status. 

Get links touching a node. 

For each patch in a raster, return the D8 neighboring patches, looping 

Map (x,y) components of link data data_at_link onto nodes. 

Map (x,y) vector components of data_at_link onto nodes. 

Map data defined on links to nodes. 

MaterialLayers for each cell. 

Get the middle of faces. 

Number of spatial dimensions of the grid. 

A shaped array of node ids. 

Nodes at corners of grid. 

Nodes at diagonal tail and head. 

Get the number of cells. 

Return the number of cells at a corner without a closed corner. 

Return the number of cells at a face without a closed corner. 

Number of core corners. 

Number of core patches. 

Get total number of corners. 

Number of links and diagonals. 

Number of diagonals in the grid. 

Get corners at face head. 

Number of fixed faces. 

Number of interior corners. 

Get nodes at link head. 

Number of patch columns. 

Number of patch rows. 

Get array of open boundary corners. 

Cell areas in a ncornerslong array. 

Get the shape of the patchular grid (grid with only patches). 

Get the patches on either side of each link. 

Get the patches that touch each node. 

Get array of patches in patchular grid (grid with only patches) nodes. 

Get nodes on the convex hull of a Graph. 

Get list of second ring looped neighbor patch IDs (all 16 neighbors). 

Sort graph elements. 

Get array of the boundary status for each corner. 

Status at diagonals. 

Get array of the status of all faces. 

Thaw the graph by making arrays writable. 

Write graph contents to a netCDF file. 

Get a unit vector for each corner. 

Make arrays to store the unit vectors associated with each face. 

Make arrays to store the unit vectors associated with each link. 

Get a unit vector for each node. 

Get array of xcomponent of unit vector sums at each corner. 

Get array of ycomponent of unit vector sums at each corner. 

Get xcoordinate of corner. 

Get the centroid of each cell. 

Get x and ycoordinates of corner. 

Return (x, y) of the reference point. 

Return the coordinates (x, y) of the reference point. 

Get ycoordinate of corner. 
For each cell in a raster, return the D8 neighboring cells, looping across grid boundaries as necessary. 
Indicates a node is bad index. 

Indicates a link is active, and can carry flux 

Indicates a link has a fixed gradient value, and behaves as a boundary 

Indicates a link is inactive, and cannot carry flux 

Indicates a boundary node is closed 

Indicates a node is core. 

Indicates a boundary node has a fixed gradient. 

Indicates a boundary node has a fixed value. 

Indicates a boundary node is wraparound. 

Grid elements on which fields can be placed. 

Adjacent corners for each grid corner. 

1=incoming flux, 1=outgoing 

Get adjacent corners. 

Get azimuths from every corner to every other corner. 

Get distances from every corner to every other corner. 

Get the angle of each face. 

Find and return the angle of a face about the corner at the face head. 

Get the area of each cell. 

Create an xarray DataArray representation of a grid field. 

Create an xarray Dataset representation of a grid. 

EventLayers for each cell. 

Get array of boundary corners. 

Get the cells that touch each corner. 

Get the cells on either side of each face. 

A boolean array, False where a cell has a closed corner or is 

A boolean array, False where a cell has a closed corner or is 

Get array of closed boundary corners. 

Get array of core corners. 

Get array of core patches. 

Get array of corners associated with core patches. 

Get corners at face head. 

Get corners at face tail. 

Get identifier for each corner. 

Get corners along the bottom edge. 

Get the corners that define a cell. 

Get corners at either end of faces. 

Get corners along the left edge. 

Get corners along the right edge. 

Get corners along the top edge. 

Return the name of the group into which fields are put by default. 

EventLayers for each cell. 

Get directions of faces touching a corner. 

Get the faces that define a cell. 

Get faces touching a corner. 

List of fields held by the grid. 

Get array of fixed faces. 

Returns the corner at the other end of the fixed face for a fixed 

An array of the fixed_faces connected to fixed gradient boundary 

Get array of fixed gradient boundary corners. 

Returns the node at the other end of the fixed link for a fixed gradient boundary node. 

An array of the fixed_links connected to fixed gradient boundary nodes. 

Get array of fixed value boundary corners. 

Freeze the graph by making arrays readonly. 

Create grid from dictionary. 

Create grid from a filelike object. 

List of group names. 

Plot a data field. 

Get the length of links. 

Get directions of links touching a node. 

Return array of IDs of links with given angle. 

Links with a given node status. 

Map (x,y) components of link data data_at_link onto nodes. 

Map data defined on links to nodes. 

MaterialLayers for each cell. 

Get the middle of faces. 

Number of spatial dimensions of the grid. 

Row and column from node ID, FOR VERT RECT CONFIGURATION ONLY. 

Get nodes along the bottom edge. 

Get nodes along the left edge. 

Get nodes along the right edge. 

Get nodes along the top edge. 

Get the number of cells. 

Return the number of cells at a corner without a closed corner. 

Return the number of cells at a face without a closed corner. 

Number of core corners. 

Number of core patches. 

Number of corner columns hex grid. 

Number of corner rows in a rectangularshaped and/or horizontally 

Get total number of corners. 

Get corners at face head. 

Number of fixed faces. 

Get nodes at link head. 

Get array of open boundary corners. 

Cell areas in a ncornerslong array. 

Get corners on the convex hull of a Graph. 

Sort graph elements. 

Get array of the boundary status for each corner. 

Get array of the status of all faces. 

Thaw the graph by making arrays writable. 

Write graph contents to a netCDF file. 

Get a unit vector for each corner. 

Make arrays to store the unit vectors associated with each face. 

Make arrays to store the unit vectors associated with each link. 

Get a unit vector for each node. 

Get array of xcomponent of unit vector sums at each corner. 

Get array of ycomponent of unit vector sums at each corner. 

Get xcoordinate of corner. 

Get the centroid of each cell. 

Get x and ycoordinates of corner. 

Return (x, y) of the reference point. 

Return the coordinates (x, y) of the reference point. 

Get ycoordinate of corner. 
Indicates a node is bad index. 

Indicates a link is active, and can carry flux 

Indicates a link has a fixed gradient value, and behaves as a boundary 

Indicates a link is inactive, and cannot carry flux 

Indicates a boundary node is closed 

Indicates a node is core. 

Indicates a boundary node has a fixed gradient. 

Indicates a boundary node has a fixed value. 

Indicates a boundary node is wraparound. 

Grid elements on which fields can be placed. 

Adjacent corners for each grid corner. 

1=incoming flux, 1=outgoing 

Get adjacent corners. 

Get azimuths from every corner to every other corner. 

Get distances from every corner to every other corner. 

Get the angle of each face. 

Find and return the angle of a face about the corner at the face head. 

Get the area of each cell. 

Create an xarray DataArray representation of a grid field. 

Create an xarray Dataset representation of a grid. 

EventLayers for each cell. 

Get array of boundary corners. 

Get the cells that touch each corner. 

Get the cells on either side of each face. 

A boolean array, False where a cell has a closed corner or is 

A boolean array, False where a cell has a closed corner or is 

Get array of closed boundary corners. 

Get array of core corners. 

Get array of core patches. 

Get array of corners associated with core patches. 

Get corners at face head. 

Get corners at face tail. 

Get identifier for each corner. 

Get the corners that define a cell. 

Get corners at either end of faces. 

Return the name of the group into which fields are put by default. 

EventLayers for each cell. 

Get directions of faces touching a corner. 

Get the faces that define a cell. 

Get faces touching a corner. 

List of fields held by the grid. 

Get array of fixed faces. 

Returns the corner at the other end of the fixed face for a fixed 

An array of the fixed_faces connected to fixed gradient boundary 

Get array of fixed gradient boundary corners. 

Returns the node at the other end of the fixed link for a fixed gradient boundary node. 

An array of the fixed_links connected to fixed gradient boundary nodes. 

Get array of fixed value boundary corners. 

Freeze the graph by making arrays readonly. 

Create grid from dictionary. 

Create grid from a filelike object. 

List of group names. 

Plot a data field. 

Get the length of faces. 

Get directions of links touching a node. 

Return array of IDs of links with given angle. 

Links with a given node status. 

Map (x,y) components of link data data_at_link onto nodes. 

Map data defined on links to nodes. 

MaterialLayers for each cell. 

Get the middle of faces. 

Number of spatial dimensions of the grid. 

Get the number of cells. 

Return the number of cells at a corner without a closed corner. 

Return the number of cells at a face without a closed corner. 

Number of core corners. 

Number of core patches. 

Get total number of corners. 

Number of corners in each ring. 

Get corners at face head. 

Number of fixed faces. 

Get nodes at link head. 

Get array of open boundary corners. 

Cell areas in a ncornerslong array. 

Get corners on the convex hull of a Graph. 

Distance for center corner to each corner. 

Sort graph elements. 

Get array of the boundary status for each corner. 

Get array of the status of all faces. 

Thaw the graph by making arrays writable. 

Write graph contents to a netCDF file. 

Get a unit vector for each corner. 

Make arrays to store the unit vectors associated with each face. 

Make arrays to store the unit vectors associated with each link. 

Get a unit vector for each node. 

Get array of xcomponent of unit vector sums at each corner. 

Get array of ycomponent of unit vector sums at each corner. 

Get xcoordinate of corner. 

Get the centroid of each cell. 

Return (x, y) of the reference point. 

Get x and ycoordinates of corner. 

Return the coordinates (x, y) of the reference point. 

Get ycoordinate of corner. 
Indicates a node is bad index. 

Indicates a link is active, and can carry flux 

Indicates a link has a fixed gradient value, and behaves as a boundary 

Indicates a link is inactive, and cannot carry flux 

Indicates a boundary node is closed 

Indicates a node is core. 

Indicates a boundary node has a fixed gradient. 

Indicates a boundary node has a fixed value. 

Indicates a boundary node is wraparound. 

Grid elements on which fields can be placed. 

Adjacent corners for each grid corner. 

1=incoming flux, 1=outgoing 

Get adjacent corners. 

Get azimuths from every corner to every other corner. 

Get distances from every corner to every other corner. 

Get the angle of each face. 

Find and return the angle of a face about the corner at the face head. 

Get the area of each cell. 

Create an xarray DataArray representation of a grid field. 

Create an xarray Dataset representation of a grid. 

EventLayers for each cell. 

Get array of boundary corners. 

Get the cells that touch each corner. 

Get the cells on either side of each face. 

A boolean array, False where a cell has a closed corner or is 

A boolean array, False where a cell has a closed corner or is 

Get array of closed boundary corners. 

Get array of core corners. 

Get array of core patches. 

Get array of corners associated with core patches. 

Get corners at face head. 

Get corners at face tail. 

Get identifier for each corner. 

Get the corners that define a cell. 

Get corners at either end of faces. 

Return the name of the group into which fields are put by default. 

EventLayers for each cell. 

Get directions of faces touching a corner. 

Get the faces that define a cell. 

Get faces touching a corner. 

List of fields held by the grid. 

Get array of fixed faces. 

Returns the corner at the other end of the fixed face for a fixed 

An array of the fixed_faces connected to fixed gradient boundary 

Get array of fixed gradient boundary corners. 

Returns the node at the other end of the fixed link for a fixed gradient boundary node. 

An array of the fixed_links connected to fixed gradient boundary nodes. 

Get array of fixed value boundary corners. 

Freeze the graph by making arrays readonly. 

Create grid from dictionary. 

Create grid from a filelike object. 

List of group names. 

Plot a data field. 

Get the length of faces. 

Get directions of links touching a node. 

Return array of IDs of links with given angle. 

Links with a given node status. 

Map (x,y) components of link data data_at_link onto nodes. 

Map data defined on links to nodes. 

MaterialLayers for each cell. 

Get the middle of faces. 

Number of spatial dimensions of the grid. 

Get the number of cells. 

Return the number of cells at a corner without a closed corner. 

Return the number of cells at a face without a closed corner. 

Number of core corners. 

Number of core patches. 

Get total number of corners. 

Get corners at face head. 

Number of fixed faces. 

Get nodes at link head. 

Get array of open boundary corners. 

Cell areas in a ncornerslong array. 

Get corners on the convex hull of a Graph. 

Sort graph elements. 

Get array of the boundary status for each corner. 

Get array of the status of all faces. 

Thaw the graph by making arrays writable. 

Write graph contents to a netCDF file. 

Get a unit vector for each corner. 

Make arrays to store the unit vectors associated with each face. 

Make arrays to store the unit vectors associated with each link. 

Get a unit vector for each node. 

Get array of xcomponent of unit vector sums at each corner. 

Get array of ycomponent of unit vector sums at each corner. 

Get xcoordinate of corner. 

Get the centroid of each cell. 

Get x and ycoordinates of corner. 

Return the coordinates (x, y) of the reference point. 

Get ycoordinate of corner. 

Indicates a node is bad index. 

Indicates a link is active, and can carry flux 

Indicates a link has a fixed gradient value, and behaves as a boundary 

Indicates a link is inactive, and cannot carry flux 

Indicates a boundary node is closed 

Indicates a node is core. 

Indicates a boundary node has a fixed gradient. 

Indicates a boundary node has a fixed value. 

Indicates a boundary node is wraparound. 

Grid elements on which fields can be placed. 
Adjacent corners for each grid corner. 

1=incoming flux, 1=outgoing 


Get adjacent corners. 




Get azimuths from every corner to every other corner. 

Get distances from every corner to every other corner. 


Get the angle of each face. 
Find and return the angle of a face about the corner at the face head. 


Get the area of each cell. 

Create an xarray DataArray representation of a grid field. 

Create an xarray Dataset representation of a grid. 









EventLayers for each cell. 






Get array of boundary corners. 




Get the cells that touch each corner. 

Get the cells on either side of each face. 
A boolean array, False where a cell has a closed corner or is 

A boolean array, False where a cell has a closed corner or is 

Get array of closed boundary corners. 

Get array of core corners. 

Get array of core patches. 

Get array of corners associated with core patches. 


Get corners at face head. 

Get corners at face tail. 









Get identifier for each corner. 



Get the corners that define a cell. 

Get corners at either end of faces. 









Return the name of the group into which fields are put by default. 





EventLayers for each cell. 



Get directions of faces touching a corner. 

Get the faces that define a cell. 

Get faces touching a corner. 

List of fields held by the grid. 
Get array of fixed faces. 

Returns the corner at the other end of the fixed face for a fixed 

An array of the fixed_faces connected to fixed gradient boundary 

Get array of fixed gradient boundary corners. 


Returns the node at the other end of the fixed link for a fixed gradient boundary node. 

An array of the fixed_links connected to fixed gradient boundary nodes. 
Get array of fixed value boundary corners. 


Freeze the graph by making arrays readonly. 
Create grid from dictionary. 


Create grid from a filelike object. 





List of group names. 

Plot a data field. 

Get the length of faces. 



Get directions of links touching a node. 



Return array of IDs of links with given angle. 

Links with a given node status. 



Map (x,y) components of link data data_at_link onto nodes. 

Map data defined on links to nodes. 

MaterialLayers for each cell. 



Get the middle of faces. 

Number of spatial dimensions of the grid. 



















Get the number of cells. 
Return the number of cells at a corner without a closed corner. 

Return the number of cells at a face without a closed corner. 

Number of core corners. 

Number of core patches. 


Get total number of corners. 

Get corners at face head. 
Number of fixed faces. 


Get nodes at link head. 
Get array of open boundary corners. 



Cell areas in a ncornerslong array. 




Get corners on the convex hull of a Graph. 





Sort graph elements. 
Get array of the boundary status for each corner. 

Get array of the status of all faces. 


Thaw the graph by making arrays writable. 







Write graph contents to a netCDF file. 

Get a unit vector for each corner. 

Make arrays to store the unit vectors associated with each face. 

Make arrays to store the unit vectors associated with each link. 

Get a unit vector for each node. 
Get array of xcomponent of unit vector sums at each corner. 

Get array of ycomponent of unit vector sums at each corner. 


Get xcoordinate of corner. 

Get the centroid of each cell. 

Get x and ycoordinates of corner. 





Return the coordinates (x, y) of the reference point. 



Get ycoordinate of corner. 