#1683 closed help (answered)

AOD diagnostics

Reported by: simon.tett Owned by: um_support
Priority: normal Component: UM Model
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Platform: UM Version: <select version>

Description

Dear CMS,

is there an Aerosol Optical Depth diagnostic for vn4.5 (and also for more modern versions of the UM)? A quick look through section 1 doesn't provide much help — though I can compute cloud particle effective radius!

Simon

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 19 months ago by willie

Hi Simon,

There are none at 4.5, but many at v8.2:

grep -i optical /work/n02/n02/hum/vn8.2/ctldata/STASHmaster//STASHmaster_A
1|    1 |    2 |  284 |SULPHATE OPTICAL DEPTH IN RADIATION |
1|    1 |    2 |  285 |MINERAL DUST OPTICAL DEPTH IN RADN. |
1|    1 |    2 |  286 |SEA SALT OPTICAL DEPTH IN RADIATION |
1|    1 |    2 |  287 |SOOT OPTICAL DEPTH IN RADIATION     |
1|    1 |    2 |  288 |BIOMASS OPTICAL DEPTH IN RADIATION  |
1|    1 |    2 |  289 |BIOGENIC OPTICAL DEPTH IN RADIATION |
1|    1 |    2 |  291 |WEIGHTED ISCCP CLOUD OPTICAL DEPTH  |
1|    1 |    2 |  296 |DELTA AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH IN RADN.|
1|    1 |    2 |  297 |AMMONIUM NITRATE OPTICAL DEPTH RADN.|
1|    1 |    2 |  298 |TOTAL OPTICAL DEPTH IN RADIATION    |
1|    1 |    2 |  300 |AITKEN MODE (SOLUBLE) OPTICAL DEPTH |
1|    1 |    2 |  301 |ACCUM MODE (SOLUBLE) OPTICAL DEPTH  |
1|    1 |    2 |  302 |COARSE MODE (SOLUBLE) OPTICAL DEPTH |
1|    1 |    2 |  303 |AITKEN MODE (INSOL) OPTICAL DEPTH   |
1|    1 |    2 |  304 |ACCUM MODE (INSOL) OPTICAL DEPTH    |
1|    1 |    2 |  305 |COARSE MODE (INSOL) OPTICAL DEPTH   |
1|    1 |    2 |  421 |SULPHATE OPTICAL DEPTH FROM PROGN.  |
1|    1 |    2 |  422 |DUST OPTICAL DEPTH FROM PROGNOSTIC  |
1|    1 |    2 |  423 |SEA SALT OPTICAL DEPTH, DIAGNOSED   |
1|    1 |    2 |  424 |SOOT OPTICAL DEPTH FROM PROGNOSTIC  |
1|    1 |    2 |  425 |BIOMASS OPTICAL DEPTH FROM PROGN.   |
1|    1 |    2 |  426 |OCFF OPTICAL DEPTH FROM PROGNOSTIC  |

I hope that helps.

Regards,
Willie

comment:2 Changed 18 months ago by willie

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