[MITgcm-support] Global_ocean query

Dimitris Menemenlis menemenlis at sbcglobal.net
Thu Mar 17 09:48:23 EST 2005

> Earlier the model was blowing up when I was putting
> the value of viscAh = 5.E5 but when I changed it to
> viscAh = 0.3E5 in the data file the model executed
> well with a Normal End.

Amitabh congratulations!  I admire your persistence.

Do you use matlab?  If so take a look at:

Also in the documentation, chapter 3, for example:
there's a discussion of numerical stability criteria.

Another approach is to use parameters from previous
experiments that are similar to yours, for example:
and then fine tune through trial and error.


Dimitris Menemenlis <menemenlis at jpl.nasa.gov>
Jet Propulsion Lab, California Institute of Technology
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