[MITgcm-support] rstar coordinates
Patrick.Rosendahl at zmaw.de
Wed Oct 18 07:47:06 EDT 2006
I hope someone can clearify this.
a) I want to use hydro"dynamic" code: nonHydrostatic=.TRUE.,
b) I want to use free surface: rigidLid=.FALSE.,
c) I want to use the linearized free surface (the only one that works
with hydrodynamic): nonlinFreeSurf=0,
d) I want to use "high waves" (together with a fine resolution) so I
e) I can toggle the handling of the free surface explicit/implicit:
My questions are
- without R*-coordinates the largest wave is restricted to the
discretisation in the uppermost layer ?
- has R*-switch an effect with nonlinFreeSurf=0 ?
The model runs fine, but I dont know how to interpret the eta values. Is
the whole column streched (R*-coords), or is it just the uppermost layer
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