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: str

Optional arguments

nlev: (optional): 20

Number of vertical levels to use.

accepted type: int

lat_boundary_grid: (optional)

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

accepted type: str

reduced_radiation_grid: (optional)

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

accepted type: 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: str

extpar_file: (optional)

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

accepted type: 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  # str
 9
10  # Optional arguments
11  nlev: XXXXX  # int
12  lat_boundary_grid: XXXXX  # str
13  reduced_radiation_grid: XXXXX  # str
14  map_file: XXXXX  # str
15  extpar_file: XXXXX  # str