[MITgcm-support] Kinetics energy budget

Ryan Abernathey ryan.abernathey at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 15:28:43 EDT 2015


It would be a great service to future users if you could post your scripts
for calculating the kinetic energy budget to this mailing list. We get the
question a lot, and there is no documentation for it.


On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 11:18 AM, marco reale <reale.marco82 at gmail.com>

> Hi Jean Michel
> at end I fixed the problem with momentum budget as I had discretized in a
> wrong way the term related to the tendency from vertical viscous flux of
> momentum (as I’m using the implicit_viscosity=.TRUE.). Still using the
> momentum budget for the zonal and meridional component , multiplying the
> first for U and the second V and applying the KEscheme=2 I’ve been able to
> reconstruct the variation of KE from TOTUTEND and TOTVTEND. Now it appears
> that the code I wrote works fine
> Thanks a lot for your  suggestions :)
> marco
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