[MITgcm-support] Re: routines to set geostrophically balanced initial conditions

Nico Wienders wienders at ocean.fsu.edu
Thu Aug 27 16:30:50 EDT 2009

On Aug 27, 2009, at 12:58 PM, Georgy Manucharyan wrote:

> Hello,
>   Are there any routines that could properly set geostrophically  
> balanced initial conditions ( from a given density field calculate  
> U,V,Eta ) ?  I made it myself but initial conditions are not in  
> exact balance, and I'm getting ageostrophic flow.
> Thanks in advance for help,
> Georgy.

I just did that recently, thanks to JMC and CNH, by setting


in my data file. This way pretty much only geostrophy is left. nw

More information about the MITgcm-support mailing list