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Here below are some links towards presentations of ORCHIDEE model and related papers of reference. In a near future, a dynamic documentation will be written based on Doxygen software.

Main Presentations

Papers of reference

  • Ducoudré, Nathale I., Laval, Katia, et Perrier, Alain (1993). SECHIBA, a New Set of Parameterizations of the Hydrologic Exchanges at the Land-Atmosphere Interface within the LMD Atmospheric General Circulation Model. Journal of Climate, 6(2),
  • Polcher, J., Laval, K., Dümenil, L., Lean, J., et Rowntree, P. R. (1996). Comparing three land surface schemes used in general circulation models. Journal of Hydrology, 180(1-4), 373--394. link
  • Ducharne, A., Laval, K., et Polcher, J. (1998). Sensitivity of the hydrological cycle to the parametrization of soil hydrology in a GCM. Climate Dynamics, 14, 307--327. link
  • Rosnay, P. de et Polcher, J. (1999). Modelling root water uptake in a complex land surface scheme coupled to a GCM. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 2(2/3), 239--255. link
  • Krinner, G., Viovy, N., Noblet-Ducoudre, N. de, Ogee, J., Polcher, J., Friedlingstein, P., Ciais, P., Sitch, S., and Prentice, I. C (2005). A dynamic global vegetation model for studies of the coupled atmosphere-biosphere system. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 19, GB1015. link
  • d'Orgeval, T. et Polcher, J. (2008). Impacts of precipitation events and land-use changes on West African river discharges during the years 1951--2000. Climate Dynamics, 31(2), 249--262. link

Documentation for ORCHIDEE_OL scripts

When you have installed ORCHIDEE and ORCHIDEE_OL source code for trunk version as described in the course, you will find in "modipsl"/config/ORCHIDEE_OL tree some directories for scripts used to run ORCHIDEE in an off-line mode.

We strongly invite you to read other wiki and pdf documentation in addition of this one :

  1. ModipslBeginner
  2. Documentation for IPSLCM5 current release of IPSL coupled model gives a lot of links on other documentations.
  3. libIGCM users and developpers documentation.

Some of those documentations are still in french and deal with the global couple model of IPSL (namly IPSLCM5 for CMIP5 exercise). But ORCHIDEE scripts use the same philosophy for executions, tree of directories, etc...

Remark : there is a copy of all ORCHIDEE script directories in model/ORCHIDEE_OL. This is for subversion management and it won't work correctly if you use those directories. You must use ones in config/ORCHIDEE_OL.

libIGCM scripts

libIGCM scripts are used as an SRE (Sytem Running Environment). They are used to manipulate input and output files for an executable (or a set of executables in the couple configuration).

  • libIGCM : Set of scripts to launch simulations and posttreat. Modularity and

portability make you jobs work on a lot of machine (super-computer) in the same way.