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r.sun

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Testing

Create an artificial surface containing a Gaussian mound:

r.surf.volcano out=gauss method=gaussian kurtosis=1

Time step

The following three images demonstrate the effects of using different time step parameters.

r.sun -s elevin="gauss" glob_rad="rad.global.30minT" day=180
Default 30 minute time step over a Gaussian mound.


r.sun -s elevin="gauss" glob_rad="rad.global.15minT" day=180
15 minute time step over a Gaussian mound.


r.sun -s elevin="gauss" glob_rad="rad.global.03minT" day=180
3 minute time step over a Gaussian mound.



The 3 minute time step takes roughly ten times as long to run as the 30 minute timestep.