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18 Sep 2014: Major upgrade of MACC o-suite

The MACC NRT e-suite for CY40R2_MACC (experiment g4e2), started on 2014-06-08 for the analysis cycle 20131201, is replacing the current o-suite (experiment fnyp, which is based on IFS coupled to a CTM running Mozart V3.5).

The new o-suite is based on C-IFS (composition-IFS) integrating the chemical scheme TM5. Its main features are:

  • 120 h long forecast from 00UTC
  • IFS cycle 40R2
  • C-IFS-TM5
  • MACCity anthropogenic emissions - scaled over North America and Europe
  • GFASv1.2 fire emissions
  • C-IFS model resolution T255L60
  • analysis resolution T159/T95, using 12h 4D-Var and VarBC
  • Blacklist: black_ds_macc_nrt_40r2