[Dart-dev] DART/branches Revision: 11331

dart at ucar.edu dart at ucar.edu
Wed Mar 15 10:55:07 MDT 2017

hendric at ucar.edu
2017-03-15 10:55:07 -0600 (Wed, 15 Mar 2017)
adding a section of what a input_state_list might look like

Modified: DART/branches/rma_trunk/documentation/html/Manhattan_diffs_from_Lanai.html
--- DART/branches/rma_trunk/documentation/html/Manhattan_diffs_from_Lanai.html	2017-03-15 16:52:13 UTC (rev 11330)
+++ DART/branches/rma_trunk/documentation/html/Manhattan_diffs_from_Lanai.html	2017-03-15 16:55:07 UTC (rev 11331)
@@ -27,12 +27,12 @@
-<a href="#Overview">Changes to Core DART routines</a> /
+<a href="#Overview">Overview</a> /
 <!-- <a href="#NewModels">New Models or Changes to Existing Models</a> / -->
 <a href="#NetcdfRestarts">NetCDF Restart Files</a> /
-<a href="#ForwardOps">New or Changed Forward Operators</a> /
-<a href="#ObsConvert">Observation Converters</a> /
-<a href="#Diagnostics">New or Updated DART Diagnostics</a> /
+<a href="#ForwardOps">Calculation of Forward Operators</a> /
+<a href="#ObsConvert">Vertical Conversion of Observations</a> /
+<a href="#Diagnostics">DART Diagnostics Changes</a> /
 <a href="#NameListChanges">Additions/Changes to Existing Namelists</a> /
 <a href="#Perturbations">Perturbations</a> /
 <!-- <a href="#Misc">Tutorial, Scripting, Setup, Builds</a> / -->
@@ -88,7 +88,7 @@
 <A NAME="NetcdfRestarts"></A>
-<h2> NetCDF Restarts </h2>
+<h2> NetCDF Restart Files </h2>
 The programs filter and perfect_model_obs now read/write directly from NetCDF 
 files, rather than having to run converters (<code>model_to_dart</code> and 
@@ -140,7 +140,7 @@
 <A NAME="ForwardOps"></A>
-<h2> Calculation of forward operators</h2>
+<h2> Calculation of Forward Operators</h2>
 The forward operator code in model_mod now operates on an array of state 
 values. See <a href="documentation/html/forward_operator.html">forward operator</a> for more 
 detail about distributed vs. non-distributed forward operators.
@@ -149,10 +149,11 @@
 calculated in the same <code>model_interpolate</code> call.  In non-distributed
 mode, the forward oeprators for all ensemble members a task owns (1-ens_size) 
 are calculated at once.
 <A NAME="ObsConvert"></A>
-<h4> Vertical conversion of observation locations </h4>
+<h2> Vertical Conversion of Observations </h2>
 The vertical conversion of observation locations is done before the 
 assimilation. In Lanai this calculation is done in the assimilation as part
 of <code>get_close_obs</code> if a model_mod does vertical conversion. See 
@@ -174,7 +175,7 @@
 <A NAME="Diagnostics"></A>
-<h2> Diagnostic file changes </h2>
+<h2> DART Diagnostic file changes</h2>
 For large models DART format diagnostic files (Prior_Diag.nc and 
 Posterior_Diag.nc) have been replaced with separate files for each copy that would 
 have gone into Prior_Diag.nc and Posterior_Diag.nc.
@@ -401,12 +402,27 @@
-<b>For NetCDF reads and writes:</b>
+<b>NetCDF reads and writes:</b>
 For <b>input</b> file names:
 <li> <code>input_state_file_list to</code> give a file (one for each domain) 
-     containing a list of restart files
+     containing a list of restart files. An example of a 'input_list.txt' might
+     look something like :
+<div class=namelist>
 <li> if no <code>input_state_file_list</code> is provided then default 
      filenames will be used e.g. input_member_000*.nc, input_priorinf_mean.nc, 
@@ -415,8 +431,25 @@
 For <b>output</b> file names:
-<li> <code>output_state_files</code> to give a file (one for each domain)
-     containing a list of restart files
+<li> <code>output_state_file_list</code> to give a file (one for each domain)
+     containing a list of restart files. An Example of an 'output_list.txt'
+     for WRF might look something like :

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