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#2612 closed help (answered)

Definitions of file/directory name aliases within Rose suites

Reported by: laurahb Owned by: um_support
Priority: normal Component: Rose/Cylc
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I'm trying to work out exactly what my suite is doing in terms of aerosols. There are various aliases it refers to in file paths, e.g.
but I can't find anywhere that these are defined - I've tried searching within the GUI and also within roses and cylc-run directories but they do not seem to appear anywhere.

Also within namelist/UM Science Settings/section01/ozone it's got "prescribed 2D field" ticked but again it doesn't seem to specify anywhere what file this comes from. By digging around a bit within /work/y07/y07/umshared/ancil (where some of the standard ancils etc are) I've found some different ozone files (some climatologies, some time-varying) but I need to know which is being used.



Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 3 months ago by grenville


Those environment variables are set in the anvil versions file — you should be able to find what that is from <your suite>/app/install_ancil/rose-app.conf - something like



comment:2 Changed 3 months ago by laurahb

Thanks Grenville, that's really helpful.

I wondered if you know of any aerosol ancillary files available on ARCHER with emissions for each year/decade (in particular I'm interested in 1976 and 2010) following the CMIP5 recommended values? The files I've found are all for either 2000 or a climatology for 1970-2010 (except for SO2/DMS which have monthly values over this period). Also prescribed monthly ozone fields for this period. I imagine people must have run simulations using these at some point.


comment:3 Changed 2 months ago by willie

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