Get GFS data for WRF
A great place to get the GFS initial and boundary data which we need to run a WRF forecast is here: https://rda.ucar.edu/datasets/ds084.1/. The NCAR Research Data Archive has 0.25 degree GFS forecast data archived since January 2015. The first step is to register, so that you can access the archive: https://rda.ucar.edu/login/register/ Once you have registered, […]
Correct parameter name with cdo ERA5
cdo doesn’t recognise the name for 100m u and v winds from ERA5. So, I created a small text file called myparam.txt with information about the variables: Then I used the following cdo command: and that worked!
Update WRF on ORR2
https://www2.mmm.ucar.edu/wrf/OnLineTutorial/ Get WRF source code https://www2.mmm.ucar.edu/wrf/users/download/get_sources_new.php cd GITWRFgit clone https://github.com/wrf-model/WRFgit clone https://github.com/wrf-model/WPS Get WPS data (if you don’t already have it): cd ~/DATA/geogcurl -O https://www2.mmm.ucar.edu/wrf/src/wps_files/geog_high_res_mandatory.tar.gz Set the Environment I’d already built the required libraries, but still need to set the environment variables (source GNU-Environment.sh): export DIR=”/home/conor/Build_WRF/LIBRARIES”export CC=”gcc”export CXX=”g++”export FC=”gfortran”export FCFLAGS=”-m64″export F77=”gfortran”export FFLAGS=”-m64″export PATH=”$DIR/netcdf/bin:$PATH”export NETCDF=”$DIR/netcdf”export PATH=”$DIR/mpich/bin:$PATH”export […]
New European Wind Atlas
The new European wind atlas is an great tool to download and visualise high-resolution and publicly available data of wind resources specifically suitable for wind energy development, site prospecting and wind farm design. The mesoscale modelling covers the entire EU plus Turkey and 100 km offshore as well as the complete North and Baltic Seas. […]