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    713 Options are defined through the \ngn{nambdy\_tide} namelist variables  
    714 for reading in the complex harmonic amplitudes of elevation (ssh) and barotropic velocity (u,v).  
    715  
    716 The tidal harmonic data can be specified in 2 ways.\\ 
    717 First it can be specified on a 2D grid covering the entire model domain in which case the user should set \np{ln\_bdytide\_2ddta }\forcode{ = .true.}.  
    718 In this case the model assumes that the real and imaginary parts are split. 
    719 The variable naming convention is \textit{constituent\_name\_z1} for real SSH and \textit{constituent\_name\_z2} for imaginary SSH.  
    720 The available \textit{constituent\_names} in NEMO are defined in \rou{SBC/tide.h90} 
    721 Likewise for $u$ and $v$ data. File name is assumed to be \np{filtide}\ifile{\_grid\_T} for the elevation component  
    722 and \np{filtide}\ifile{\_grid\_U} for the u barotropic velocity and \np{filtide}\ifile{\_grid\_V} for the v barotropic velocity.\\  
    723 Otherwise, the tidal data must be specified along bdy segments.  
    724 In this case each constituent has its own file name and the real part is assumed to be z1 and the imaginary part z2 for SSH.  
    725 Similarly u1, u2 and v1, v2 for velocities. Input file name convention (for elevation of the M2 tidal component) is \np{filtide}\ifile{M2\_grid\_T}.  
    726 Similar logic applies for other components and u and v barotropic velocities.\\ 
    727  
    728 The data may also be in complex conjugate form. If that is the case then the user should set \np{ln\_bdytide\_conj}\forcode{ = .true. }  
    729 so the model correctly interprets the data. The default case assumes it is not in complex conjugate form.  
    730  
    731 Note the barotropic velocities are assumed to be on the model native grid and must be rotated as appropriate from the source grid upon which they are extracted from.  
    732 To do so convert to U, V amplitude and phase into tidal ellipses. Add the grid rotation to ellipse inclination and convert back. Be careful about conventions  
    733 of direction of rotation, e.g. anticlockwise or clockwise.  
     713Tidal forcing at open boundaries requires the activation of surface 
     714tides (i.e., in \ngn{nam\_tide}, \np{ln\_tide} needs to be set to 
     715\forcode{.true.} and the required constituents need to be activated by 
     716including their names in the \np{cname} array; see 
     717\autoref{sec:SBC_tide}). Specific options related to the reading in of 
     718the complex harmonic amplitudes of elevation (SSH) and barotropic 
     719velocity (u,v) at open boundaries are defined through the 
     720\ngn{nambdy\_tide} namelist parameters.\\ 
     721 
     722The tidal harmonic data at open boundaries can be specified in two 
     723different ways, either on a two-dimensional grid covering the entire 
     724model domain or along open boundary segments; these two variants can 
     725be selected by setting \np{ln\_bdytide\_2ddta } to \forcode{.true.} or 
     726\forcode{.false.}, respectively. In either case, the real and 
     727imaginary parts of SSH and the two barotropic velocity components for 
     728each activated tidal constituent \textit{tcname} have to be provided 
     729separately: when two-dimensional data is used, variables 
     730\textit{tcname\_z1} and \textit{tcname\_z2} for real and imaginary SSH, 
     731respectively, are expected in input file \np{filtide} with suffix 
     732\ifile{\_grid\_T}, variables \textit{tcname\_u1} and 
     733\textit{tcname\_u2} for real and imaginary u, respectively, are 
     734expected in input file \np{filtide} with suffix \ifile{\_grid\_U}, and 
     735\textit{tcname\_v1} and \textit{tcname\_v2} for real and imaginary v, 
     736respectively, are expected in input file \np{filtide} with suffix 
     737\ifile{\_grid\_V}; when data along open boundary segments is used, 
     738variables \textit{z1} and \textit{z2} (real and imaginary part of SSH) 
     739are expected to be available from file \np{filtide} with suffix 
     740\ifile{tcname\_grid\_T}, variables \textit{u1} and \textit{u2} (real 
     741and imaginary part of u) are expected to be available from file 
     742\np{filtide} with suffix \ifile{tcname\_grid\_U}, and variables 
     743\textit{v1} and \textit{v2} (real and imaginary part of v) are 
     744expected to be available from file \np{filtide} with suffix 
     745\ifile{tcname\_grid\_V}. If \np{ln\_bdytide\_conj} is set to 
     746\forcode{.true.}, the data is expected to be in complex conjugate 
     747form. 
     748 
     749Note that the barotropic velocity components are assumed to be defined 
     750on the native model grid and should be rotated accordingly when they 
     751are converted from their definition on a different source grid. To do 
     752so, the u, v amplitudes and phases can be converted into tidal 
     753ellipses, the grid rotation added to the ellipse inclination, and then 
     754converted back (care should be taken regarding conventions of the 
     755direction of rotation). %, e.g. anticlockwise or clockwise. 
    734756 
    735757\biblio 
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