Monitoring atmospheric composition & climate
Change log for e-suite CY40R1 (fzpr)

The MACC NRT e-suite for CY40R1_MACC (experiment fzpr) was started on 2013-11-01 for the analysis cycle 20130801. Main features are:

  • 120 h long forecast from 00UTC
  • IFS cycle 40R1
  • Coupled to Mozart V3.5
  • MACCity anthropogenic emissions - scaled over North America and Europe
  • GFASv1.0 fire emissions
  • IFS model resolution T255L60
  • CTM resolution 1.125 degrees x 1.125 degrees, L60
  • analysis resolution T159/T95, using 12h 4D-Var and VarBC
  • time period 20130801 -
  • Blacklist: black_ds_macc_nrt_40r1
  • branch: stj_CY40R1_MACC_esuite


Satellite data usage for atmospheric composition

Assimilated: SBUV/2 21-layer, OMI, MLS, GOME-2A
Monitored: SEVIRI, GOME-2B
Carbon Monoxide
Assimilated: IASI-A, MOPITT
Monitored: IASI-B
Assimilated: OMI
Monitored: GOME-2A, GOME-2B
Assimilated: OMI
Monitored: GOME-2A, GOME-2B
Monitored GOME-2A


Changes introduced during production affecting the quality of the products

real date exp date description of change
20131101 2013080100 Start of e-suite
20131204 2013120400 Introduction of METOP-B IASI radiances for monitoring
20131210 2013121000 Include Metop-B GOME-2 O3 for monitoring
20131217 2013121700 Add METOP-B GOME-2 to obstat monitoring (change of general.cfg file)
20140121 2014012100 Change GFAS fire emissions to experiment fx5h and use same fall-back option for AER and GRG
20140210 2014021000 Switch off ozone increments from IASI radiances


Blacklist changes

real date
description of change
20131101 2013080100 Created black_ds_macc_nrt_40r1 from operational blacklist. Blacklist directory /home/rd/ecgems/data/40r1/an/
20131114 2013101600 Update of blacklist to latest operational version (black_ds2013073100)
20140122 20140122 Blacklist GOME-2A O3 after GOME-2A switched itself off after a radiation triggered single event.
20140129 20140129 Re-activate GOME-2A O3.