WRF-SCM soil data input

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WRF-SCM soil data input

Postby afcbridger » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:18 pm

Hi. I am working with WRF-SCM, version 3.9.

At the moment I am hoping to be able to run with varying choices of sf_surface_physics. The supplied version is "2", the NOAH scheme.

In the README.scm file, it is stated that the following is input from input_soil:

z(surface), TSK (skin temp in K), TMN (deep soil temp in K)
and then other stuff.

However, inside module_initialize_ideal.F drilling down to subroutine_read_soil, the read statement is:

read(11,*) zs(1), tmn, tsk.

Assuming that this IS where the soil data is read in in these ideal cases, which is correct?

z, tsk, tmn
z, tmn, tsk

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Re: WRF-SCM soil data input

Postby BHajni » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:23 am


Yep, the source code is always right ...

(also checked with my previous simulations with 3.8 which use the same order in source code)

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