source: NEMO/trunk @ 10592

Name Size Rev Age Author Last Change
cfgs 10578   19 months clem cosmetics
doc 10590   18 months nicolasmartin Shrink sphinx conf file and publish CONTRIBUTING file
ext 9621   2 years nicolasmartin Reorganisation plan for NEMO repository: implementation of SVN externals …
src 10589   18 months clem fix bug #2219
tests 10580   19 months clem add a warning in the README
CONTRIBUTING.rst 2.5 KB 10591   18 months nicolasmartin Add the file missing from my previous commit
INSTALL.rst 12.7 KB 10559   19 months acc Update of INSTALL.rst
LICENSE 20.6 KB 9596   2 years nicolasmartin Reorganisation plan for NEMO repository: preliminary implementation of the …
README.rst 4.3 KB 10592   18 months nicolasmartin Cosmetic changes
REFERENCES.bib 2.3 KB 10585   19 months nicolasmartin Shrink SI3 abstract in REFERENCES.bib and add missing \hf{} index entry …
RELEASE_NOTES.rst 11.0 KB 10592   18 months nicolasmartin Cosmetic changes
  • Property svn:externals set to
    ^/utils/build/arch arch
    ^/utils/build/makenemo makenemo
    ^/utils/build/mk mk
    ^/utils/tools tools
    ^/vendors/AGRIF/dev ext/AGRIF
    ^/vendors/FCM ext/FCM
    ^/vendors/IOIPSL ext/IOIPSL


NEMO_ for **Nucleus for European Modelling of the Ocean** is a state-of-the-art modelling framework for research activities and forecasting services in ocean and climate sciences,
developed in a sustainable way by a European consortium since 2008.


The NEMO_ ocean model has 3 major components:

- **OCE** models the ocean [thermo]dynamics and solves the primitive equations (``./src/OCE``)
- **SI3** simulates seaice [thermo]dynamics, brine inclusions and subgrid-scale thickness variations (``./src/ICE``)
- **TOP** models the [on|off]line oceanic tracers transport and biogeochemical processes (``./src/TOP``)

These physical core engines are described in their respective `reference documentation`_ that must be cited for any work related to their use.

Assets and ready-to-use solutions

Not only does the NEMO_ framework model the ocean circulation, it offers various features to enable

- Create embedded zoom seamlessly thanks to 2-way nesting package AGRIF_.
- Opportunity to integrate an `external biogeochemistry model`_ 
- Versatile data_assimilation (``./src/OBS``)
- Generation of diagnostics through effective XIOS_ system
- Roll-out Earth system modeling with coupling interface based on OASIS_

Several built-in configurations are provided to evaluate the skills and performances of the model which can be used as templates for setting up a new configurations (``./cfgs``).

NEMO user can also checkout available idealized test cases that address specific physical processes(``./tests``).

A set of utilities is also provided to {pre,post}process your data (``./tools``).

Documentation and references

A walkthrough tutorial illustrates how to get code dependencies, compile and execute NEMO (``./INSTALL.rst``) . 

Reference manuals and quick start guide can be build from source and exported to HTML or PDF formats (``./doc``) or downloaded directly from the NEMO_ website.

=========== =================== ===================
 Component    Reference Manual   Quick start
=========== =================== ===================
 OCE          `NEMO manual`_     `NEMO guide`_
 SI3          `SI3 manual`_
 TOP          `TOP manual`_      
=========== =================== ===================

Since 2014 the project has a `Special Issue`_ in the open-access journal Geoscientific Model Development (GMD) from the European Geosciences Union (EGU).
The main scope is to collect relevant manuscripts covering various topics and to provide a single portal to assess the model potential and evolution.

Used by a wide audience, numerous `associated projects`_ have been carried out and extensive `bibliography`_ published.

NEMO Consortium

The NEMO Consortium pulling together 5 European institutes (CMCC_, CNRS_, MOI_, `Met Office`_ and NERC_) plans the sustainable development in order to keep a reliable evolving framework since 2008.

It defines the NEMO strategy that is implemented by the System Team on a yearly basis in order to release a new version almost every four years.

When the need arises, `working groups`_ are created or resumed to gather the community expertise for advising on the development activities.

..  _external biogeochemistry model :
.. _NEMO :
.. _OASIS :
.. _XIOS :
.. _AGRIF :
.. _working groups :
.. _reference documentation :
.. _Special Issue :
.. _associated projects :
.. _bibliography :
.. _CMCC :
.. _CNRS :
.. _MOI :
.. _Met Office :
.. _NERC :
.. _`NEMO manual` :
.. _`NEMO guide` :
.. _`SI3 manual` :
.. _`TOP manual` :

Note: See TracBrowser for help on using the repository browser.