question about tidal model

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question about tidal model

#1 Post by rcxy » Wed Oct 20, 2010 7:55 am


the figure is my studied area. There are one tidal level station and three tidal current station. i have made an force tide file from the station data and OPTS data.(the tidal lvel data last one month and tidal current last two days)
However, there also a lack of boundary file,when i use the cpp:*_M2FLATHER.
The question is how to make the boundary file?
I have tried to make a boundary file, the 'zeta' is a same value in a same time(because only one station).
Who can give me some suggestion about how to do a tidal model in the area.
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Re: question about tidal model

#2 Post by rsoutelino » Thu Oct 21, 2010 1:25 am


You can find instructions on how to create a boundary file in the CDL definitions to make netcdf ROMS files. Check in your source directory:

/yourpath/src/Data/ROMS/CDL/bry_unlimit.cdl or

These are netcdf templates to follow. Then use your favorite tools to create them.


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