Opened 4 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#1694 closed Bug (fixed)

LIM3 bug: wrong value of fresh water budget sent to passive tracers (fmmflx)

Reported by: clem Owned by: nemo
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: OCE Version: release-3.6
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Description

In LIM3 (limsbc.F90), the fresh water budget recorded to dilute/concentrate passive tracers (fmmflx) is divided by the ice time step (rdt_ice) while it should not.

fmmflx(ji,jj) = - ( wfx_ice(ji,jj) + wfx_snw(ji,jj) + wfx_err_sub(ji,jj) ) * r1_rdtice

The ice freeze/melt has therefore basically no effect on passive tracers. The right flux is (in kg.m-2.s-1):

fmmflx(ji,jj) = - ( wfx_ice(ji,jj) + wfx_snw(ji,jj) + wfx_err_sub(ji,jj) )

This flux is also used for a parameterization of the iron uptake by the ice (not sure it is activated??)

Commit History (1)

ChangesetAuthorTimeChangeLog
6399clem2016-03-22T18:17:23+01:00

solve issues for 1)wrong fresh water budget sent to passive tracers and 2)ice-air coupling. See tickets #1694 #1696 #1697 and #1698

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by clem

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

solved at r6399

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