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Glossary

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General

API Application Programming Interface
CPP C Pre Processor?
HPC High Performance Computing
IO Inputs/Outputs?
MPI Message Passing Interface

Online database

ADS Astrophysics Data System, digital library portal for researchers in astronomy and physics http://www.adsabs.harvard.edu
HAL Open archive of scholarly documents from all academic fields (FR) http://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr

Ocean Modelling

CMIP Coupled Model Intercomparison Project, standard experimental protocol to evaluate performance and identify errors between modeling centers http://cmip-pcmdi.llnl.gov
CORE Coordinated Ocean-ice Reference Experiments, research project in the modelling community to help facilitate simulation comparisons http://www.clivar.org/omdp/core

Licenses | Models | Softwares

AGRIF Adaptive Grid Refinement In Fortran, package for the integration of full adaptive mesh refinement features within a multidimensional finite difference model http://agrif.imag.fr
BFM Biogeochemical Flux Model, for the simulation of the dynamics of major biogeochemical properties in marine ecosystems http://bfm-community.eu
CeCILL Free software license compatible with GNU GPL and compliant with French law http://www.cecill.info/index.en.html
CICE Los Alamos sea ice model, component for use in fully coupled atmosphere-ice-ocean-land global circulation models http://oceans11.lanl.gov/trac/CICE
CDO Climate Data Operators, collection of command line operators to manipulate and analyse Climate and NWP model Data https://code.mpimet.mpg.de/projects/cdo
FCM Flexible Configuration Manager, Fortran build system and wrappers to SVN for scientific software development http://metomi.github.io/fcm
OASIS Ocean Atmosphere Sea Ice Soil, coupling software to synchronize numerical codes representing different components of the climate system http://verc.enes.org/oasis
PISCES Pelagic Interaction Scheme for Carbon and Ecosystem Studies, biogeochemical model simulating marine ecosystems, cycles of carbon and the main nutrients
SI3 Sea Ice modelling Integrated Initiative, unified sea ice model merging functionalities from CICE, GELATO and LIM into the NEMO framework
SVN SubVersioN, open source version control system for sharing, managing content and its changes over time http://subversion.apache.org
Trac Wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects providing an interface to version control system http://trac.edgewall.org
XIOS Xml Inputs Outputs Server, library dedicated to input/output management of climate code ⇒ http://forge.ipsl.jussieu.fr/ioserver

Institutes | Laboratories | Universities

CEA Alternatives energies and atomic energy commission (FR), public government-funded research organisation http://www.cea.fr
CMCC Non-profit research institution investigating and modeling the climate system and its interactions with society and the environment (IT) http://www.cmcc.it
CNRM National Centre for Meteorological Research (FR), Météo France and CNRS R&D partnership on the atmosphere, its interfaces and key processes http://www.umr-cnrm.fr
CNRS National Centre for Scientific Research, French largest governmental research organisation http://www.cnrs.fr
IDRIS Institute for Development and Resources in Intensive Scientific computing (FR), centre of both high performance computing resources and expertise http://www.idris.fr
IGE Public research laboratory in Earth and Environmental Sciences on climate, the water cycle, cryosphere and natural and anthropized environments (FR) http://www.ige-grenoble.fr
INGV Institution gathering all scientific and technical institutions operating in geophysics and volcanology (IT) http://www.ingv.it
INRIA National Institute for computer science and applied mathematics (FR) http://www.inria.fr
INSU Institute for engineering and systems sciences within CNRS (FR) http://www.insu.cnrs.fr
IPSL Federation of 9 public research laboratories involved in research on terrestrial and planetary environments (FR) http://www.ipsl.fr
LGGE Research laboratory focuses on snow and ice, glaciers, climate and environment (FR) http://www.ige-grenoble.fr
Mercator Privately-owned non-profit company providing operational ocean forecast services (FR) http://www.mercator-ocean.fr
Met_Office Meteorological Office (UK), national executive agency and trading fund providing weather and climate services http://www.metoffice.gov.uk
NERC Natural Environment Research Council, British largest funder of research, training and innovation in environmental science http://www.nerc.ac.uk
NOC National Oceanography Centre (UK), NERC institute for marine science research and technology http://noc.ac.uk
RENATER National telecommunications network for research and education (FR) http://www.renater.fr
UKMO Meteorological Office (UK), national executive agency and trading fund providing weather and climate services http://www.metoffice.gov.uk
UNIBO University of Bologna (IT) http://www.unibo.it

HPC

Ada Sandy Bridge IBM supercomputer of IDRIS (FR), 233 TFLOPS peak ⇒ http://www.idris.fr/eng/ada/hw-ada-eng.html
Curie Sandy Bridge Bull supercomputer of CEA (FR), 1,5 PFLOPS peak http://www-hpc.cea.fr/en/complexe/tgcc-curie.htm
TGCC HPC center of CEA (FR) http://www-hpc.cea.fr/en/complexe/tgcc.htm

NEMO (in progress)

Acronyms

AMM12 Atlantic Margin Model with 12kms horizontal resolution
BBL Bottom Boundary Layer
BGC Bio-Geo Chemical
BFR Bottom FRiction
CLIO Coupled Large-scale Ice Ocean
DMP Damping
DOC DOCumentation
DTA DaTA
EEN Energy & ENstrophy
ENV ENVironment
EOS Equation Of State
FCT Flux Corrected Transport
GLS Generic Length Scale
HDF Horizontal Di Ffusion?
HPG Horizontal Pressure Gradient
IAU Incremental Analysis Updating
IOF Interpolation On the Fly
ISF Ice ShelF
KPP K-Profile Parameterization
LIM Louvain-la-neuve sea Ice Model
LOBSTER Lodyc Ocean Biogeochemical System for Ecosystem and Resources
MP Merge Party
MPP Massive Parallel Processing
MSF Meridional Stream Function
NEMOVAR NEMO VARiational data assimilation
OBC Open Boundary Conditions
OFF OFFline
ORCA Tripolar grid, with special north fold boundary condition
OPA Ocean general circulation model
QSR Q? Solar Radiation
SAS Stand-Alone Surface
SPG Surface Pressure Gradient
SSH Sea Surface Height
SSS Sea Surface Salinity
SST Sea Surface Temperature
ST System Team
TAM Tangent and Adjoint Model
TKE Turbulent Kinetic Energy
TOP Tracers in the Ocean Paradigm, on/off-line ocean tracer and biochemistry models
TVD Total Variation Diminishing
WAD Wetting And Drying
WG Working Group
WN Vertical velocity
WP Work Plan
ZAD Z (vertical) ADvection

OCE directories

ASM Assimilation
BDY BoundDarY
C1D Cfg.1 Dim
CRS CoaRSening
DIA Diagnostics
DIU DIUrnal
DOM DOMain
DYN DYNamics
FLO FLOats
ICB ICeBerg
IOM Inputs-Outputs Manager
LBC Lateral Boundary Condition
LDF Lateral Di Ffusion?
OBS OBServations
SBC Surface Boundary Conditions
STO STOchastic parametrization
TRA TRAcers
TRD TRenDs
USR USeR
ZDF Z (vertical) Di Ffusion?

TOP directories

AGE Water age tracking
C14 Radiocarbon passive tracer (natural + bomb)
CFC Inert carbon tracers (CFC11,CFC12, SF6)
MY_TRC Template for creation of new modules and ext. BGC models coupling
TRP Interface to NEMO physical core for computing tracers transport

PISCES directories

P2Z 1 Phyto-plankton + 1 Zoo-plankton
P4Z 2 Phyto-planktons + 2 Zoo-planktons
SED SEDiments

CPP keys list

key_agrif AGRIF zoom
key_asminc Assimilation increments
key_c1d 1D column configuration
key_cice CICE sea-ice model
key_cice4 ?
key_cyclone Tropical cyclones
key_diadct Section transports
key_diaharm Tidal harmonic analysis
key_diahth Thermocline depth diagnostic
key_diainstant ?
key_floats Drifting float trajectories
key_iomput IO library
key_mpp_mpi MPI massively parallel processing
key_nemocice_decomp ?
key_netcdf4 NetCDF4 chunking & compression
key_nosignedzero No signed zero number representation
key_oa3mct_v3 OASIS3-MCT version 3
key_oasis3 OASIS3 coupling
key_sed Sediment
key_sed_off ?
key_si3 SI3 sea-ice model
key_top TOP online bio-models
key_trdmxl_trc Mixed layer trends diagnostics
key_trdtrc 3D trend diagnostics
key_vectopt_loop ?
key_vertical ?

Restart parameters

OCE

nav_lon
nav_lat
ssu_m mean (nn_fsbc time-step) surface sea i-current (U-point) [m/s]
ssv_m mean (nn_fsbc time-step) surface sea j-current (V-point) [m/s]
sst_m mean (nn_fsbc time-step) surface sea temperature [Celsius]
sss_m mean (nn_fsbc time-step) surface sea salinity [psu]
ssh_m mean (nn_fsbc time-step) sea surface height [m]
e3t_m mean (nn_fsbc time-step) sea surface layer thickness [m]
frq_m mean (nn_fsbc time-step) fraction of solar net radiation absorbed in the 1st T level [-]
rnf_b river runoff [Kg/m2/s]
rnf_hc_b
rnf_sc_b
utau_b sea surface i-stress (ocean referential) [N/m2]
vtau_b sea surface j-stress (ocean referential) [N/m2]
qns_b sea heat flux: non solar [W/m2]
emp_b freshwater budget: volume flux [Kg/m2/s]
sfx_b salt flux [PSU/m2/s]
en now turbulent kinetic energy [m2/s2]
avt_k Kz computed by turbulent closure alone [m2/s]
avm_k Kz computed by turbulent closure alone [m2/s]
dissl now mixing lenght of dissipation
ub2_b Half step fluxes (ln_bt_fw=T)
vb2_b Half step fluxes (ln_bt_fw=T)
un_bf Asselin filtered half step fluxes (ln_bt_fw=T)
vn_bf Asselin filtered half step fluxes (ln_bt_fw=T)
sbc_hc_b
sbc_sc_b
qsr_hc_b heat content trend due to qsr flux [K.m/s] jpi,jpj,jpk
fraqsr_1lev fraction of solar net radiation absorbed in the first ocean level [-]
e3t_b t- vert. scale factor [m]
e3t_n t- vert. scale factor [m]
ub i-horizontal velocity [m/s]
vb j-horizontal velocity [m/s]
tb
sb
sshb sea surface height at t-point [m]
un i-horizontal velocity [m/s]
vn j-horizontal velocity [m/s]
tn
sn
sshn sea surface height at t-point [m]
rhop potential volumic mass [kg/m3]

ICE

stress1_i 1st, 2nd & diagonal stress tensor element
stress2_i 1st, 2nd & diagonal stress tensor element
stress12_i 1st, 2nd & diagonal stress tensor element
snwice_mass mass of snow and ice at current ice time step [Kg/m2]
snwice_mass_b mass of snow and ice at previous ice time step [Kg/m2]
v_i Ice volume per unit area (m)
v_s Snow volume per unit area(m)
sv_i Sea-Ice Bulk salinity times volume per area (ppt.m)
oa_i Sea-Ice Age times ice area (s)
a_i Ice fractional areas (concentration)
t_su Sea-Ice Surface Temperature (K)
a_ip melt pond fraction per grid cell area
v_ip melt pond volume per grid cell area [m]
e_s_l01
e_i_l01
e_i_l02
u_ice components of the ice velocity (m/s)
v_ice components of the ice velocity (m/s)

TRC

PH ?
Silicalim ?
Silicamax ?
TRNDIC ?
TRNAlkalini ?
TRNO2 ?
TRNCaCO3 ?
TRNPO4 ?
TRNPOC ?
TRNSi ?
TRNPHY ?
TRNZOO ?
TRNDOC ?
TRNPHY2 ?
TRNZOO2 ?
TRNDSi ?
TRNFer ?
TRNBFe ?
TRNGOC ?
TRNSFe ?
TRNDFe ?
TRNGSi ?
TRNNFe ?
TRNNCHL ?
TRNDCHL ?
TRNNO3 ?
TRNNH4 ?
TRBDIC ?
TRBAlkalini ?
TRBO2 ?
TRBCaCO3 ?
TRBPO4 ?
TRBPOC ?
TRBSi ?
TRBPHY ?
TRBZOO ?
TRBDOC ?
TRBPHY2 ?
TRBZOO2 ?
TRBDSi ?
TRBFer ?
TRBBFe ?
TRBGOC ?
TRBSFe ?
TRBDFe ?
TRBGSi ?
TRBNFe ?
TRBNCHL ?
TRBDCHL ?
TRBNO3 ?
TRBNH4 ?
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