ICON-ART / std

Description

This plugin reads ICON-ART domains. See the documentation of ICON-ART domains for further information.

TODO: For the generation of the domain grid, see if we want to implement something with the DWD tools or with the online tools. ICON tutorial 2.1.4. Download of Predefined Grids

Same for the initial conditions used for the pressure levels 2.2.*

Yaml arguments

The following arguments are used to configure the plugin. pyCIF will return an exception at the initialization if mandatory arguments are not specified, or if any argument does not fit accepted values or type:

Mandatory arguments

limited_area_grid: (mandatory)

Path to the limited area grid file. This is the main grid of the ICON model, and the grid that is used for all the outputs.

accepted type: <class ‘str’>

Optional arguments

nlev: (optional): 20

Number of vertical levels to use.

accepted type: <class ‘int’>

lat_boundary_grid: (optional)

the lateral boundary grid file. Only required for running icon model.

accepted type: <class ‘str’>

reduced_radiation_grid: (optional)

the reduced radiation grid file. Only required for running icon model.

accepted type: <class ‘str’>

map_file: (optional)

Path to the file with the Dictionary for the mapping: GRIB2/Netcdf input names <-> ICON internal names. Only required for running icon model.

accepted type: <class ‘str’>

extpar_file: (optional)

Path to the external parameter file. Only required for running icon model.

accepted type: <class ‘str’>

Yaml template

Please find below a template for a Yaml configuration:

 1domain:
 2  plugin:
 3    name: ICON-ART
 4    version: std
 5    type: domain
 6
 7  # Mandatory arguments
 8  limited_area_grid: XXXXX
 9
10  # Optional arguments
11  nlev: XXXXX
12  lat_boundary_grid: XXXXX
13  reduced_radiation_grid: XXXXX
14  map_file: XXXXX
15  extpar_file: XXXXX