[MITgcm-support] Darwin nutrient flux file units
Sl.Simmons at bristol.ac.uk
Tue Sep 2 11:21:01 EDT 2014
Ah ok, this makes sense. I was assuming surface terms.
Thank you both!
Bristol Glaciology Centre
School of Geographical Sciences
University of Bristol
On 2 September 2014 15:25, Stephanie Dutkiewicz <stephd at ocean.mit.edu>
> Hi Sarah-Louise -
> Units are mmol/m3/s - volume not surface terms.
> On Tue, 2 Sep 2014, SL Simmons wrote:
> Hi all,
>> I'm currently working on adding two additional darwin nutrient fluxes to
>> the MITgcm, by creating and adding
>> a darwin_PO4_fluxfile and darwin_NO3_fluxfile. I am getting nutrient
>> outputs (showing that the files are
>> being read in and processed) though the concentration of nutrients in the
>> ocean are much higher than I was
>> expecting after a 10 year run. The nutrient flux file concentration in my
>> forcing file is in µmol/s/m2.
>> Does anyone know if this is correct unit?
>> Any help appreciated!
>> Sarah-Louise Simmons
>> PhD Researcher
>> Bristol Glaciology Centre
>> School of Geographical Sciences
>> University of Bristol
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