[MITgcm-support] WTHMASS vs WVELTH
pcessi at ucsd.edu
Sat Mar 10 09:07:04 EST 2018
I wonder if WTHMASS is already multiplied by the appropriate hfac, while WVELTH is not?
> On Mar 10, 2018, at 1:06 PM, Martin Losch <Martin.Losch at awi.de> wrote:
> have a look at diagnostics_state_fill.F
> To my eye, the diagnostics WVELTH and WTHMASS are exactly the same.
>> On 10. Mar 2018, at 03:58, Ivana Cerovecki <icerovecki at ucsd.edu> wrote:
>> Hi guys (and girls),
>> I am analyzing output of a model run with a linear free surface,
>> for which WVELTH was saved, but WTHMASS was not saved.
>> What is exactly the difference between WVELTH and WTHMASS,
>> can I use WVELTH to obtain surface correction and if so, how can I do that?
>> Can I use WVELTH instead of WTHMASS, the way it is described in
>> a document that is attached? Or I just define the surface flux to
>> flux(:,:,1)=WVELTH(:,:,1).*RAC ?
>> Any help is highly appreciated!
>> Thank you very much,
>> WTHMASS Nr
>> Vertical Mass-Weight Transp of Pot Temp
>> WVELTH Nr
>> Vertical Transp of Pot Temp
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