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This page documents the technical aspects on running climate models. 

Tentative topics: 

(1) plotting results 

(2) post-processing 

(3) ensemble simulations

any other topic that you think is helpful. 

Everyone in the team is welcomed to add things. (smile)


Download data

ERA5 (CDS)

Note: Currently only boslogin0* nodes can access the cdsapi address.  Currently working with RCHelp to resolve this issue.

One-time setup

https://cds.climate.copernicus.eu/api-how-to

module load python/3.6.3-fasrc01  # centos7
#conda create -n a3501 python=3.6 <packages>  # see https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/resources/documentation/software-on-the-cluster/python/
source activate a3501
pip install cdsapi

Select data

https://cds.climate.copernicus.eu/cdsapp#!/dataset/reanalysis-era5-pressure-levels?tab=form
Accept terms of use
`Show API request`
vim ~pchan/sw/ecmwfapi/5-racoro.py
 # Be sure to add `#!/usr/bin/env python` in the first line
 # Customize `grid` & `area` as needed

module load python/3.6.3-fasrc01
source activate a3501
chmod u+x 5-racoro.py
./5-racoro.py

Info

Changes from ERA-interim to ERA5

ERA5 (HRES): T639/N320, ~0.28125 degrees. https://confluence.ecmwf.int/display/CKB/ERA5%3A+What+is+the+spatial+reference

ERA5 further release plan

Share/publish data

https://mso.harvard.edu/overview-file-sharing-options

Globus does not handle symlink very well.

XXX More to come..

Make a directory and it's subdirectories writeable/executable for the group

chmod -R g+rwx * → for the group

chmod -R a+rwx * → for everyone




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