#2803 closed help (fixed)

aerosol optical depth in UM10.7

Reported by: zliu Owned by: willie
Component: UM Model Keywords: aerosol
Cc: Platform: <select platform>
UM Version: 10.7



In UM10.7,I try to add some aerosol optical depth (e.g. sulfate) into STASH for output, but I found the variable is in the lw section. Do we get the aerosol optical depth in sw?
Most of the aerosol optical depth for lw is actually zero because of their small radius. I have no idea why we get aerosol optical depth just for longwave.


Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 16 months ago by willie

  • Keywords aerosol added
  • Platform set to <select platform>
  • UM Version set to <select version>

Hi Zhen,

There is some discussion of the aerosol scheme in UMDP 020 "CLASSIC aerosol scheme" available from the Met Office Science repository service.

I hope that helps.


comment:2 Changed 16 months ago by willie

  • Owner changed from um_support to willie
  • Status changed from new to accepted

comment:3 Changed 16 months ago by zliu

Hi Willie,

Thanks for providing me the information. It is really helpful.


comment:4 Changed 16 months ago by willie

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from accepted to closed
  • UM Version changed from <select version> to 10.7
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