Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#328 closed help (fixed)

Temperature on pressure level

Reported by: abozzo Owned by: willie
Component: Diagnostics Keywords: temperature on pressure level, land mask
Cc: Platform:
UM Version: 6.1


I've got a probably trivial question, but I can't find the right help on the web site. I'm working with the 3D temperature filed on pressure level (UM v6.1, stash 16203). I need a smooth field from the top of the model to the ground (from 20hPa to 1000hPa), but when the pressure surface intersects the orography, I got discontinuity and random values in the temperature field. The 1000hPa level is completely land-masked. Example files can be found in /home/n02/n02/abozzo/work/um/xefse/A/apm
Is there any tool to extrapolate the "below ground" temperature in order to smooth out the field? Or am I using the wrong diagnostic?

Thank you,

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by willie

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

Hi Alessio,

The tool to compute diagnostics on pressure levels is called NDdiag. This can be found on the CMS web site under Tools & Utilities > UM Tools > Analysis and Plotting. Let me know if this solves your problem.



comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by abozzo

Hi Willie,

thank you for the suggestion. I'll try with NDdiag, it seems to be the right tool for me.


comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by willie

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from accepted to closed
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