CHIMERE: What's new in the latest release?
The current CHIMERE version is chimere2013b
For more detail see the CHIMERE Documentation (in PDF).
- USGS soil properties database for dust emissions
- VanLeer numerical option for the vertical advection
- Bug fixes
- Software improvements
Short model description
The CHIMERE multi-scale model is primarily designed to produce daily forecasts of ozone, aerosols and other pollutants and
make long-term simulations (entire seasons or years) for emission control scenarios. CHIMERE runs over a range of spatial scale from the regional scale
(several thousand kilometers) to the urban scale (100-200 Km) with resolutions from 1-2 Km to 100 Km. On this server,
documentation and source codes are proposed for the complete multi-scale model. CHIMERE proposes many different options for simulations which make it also a powerful research tool for testing
CHIMERE is a parallel model that has been tested on machines ranging from desktop PCs running the GNU/Linux operating system, to massively
parallel supercomputers (HPCD at ECMWF). A minimal set of 1 Gb RAM is necessary.
Software required is a Fortran 90 compiler (ex: g95, ifort, pgf90 or xlf), some GNU utilities
(gmake and gawk) and an MPI library. Graphical interfaces are available using the GrADS or GMT freewares.
Surface concentrations of dust emitted in Northern Africa [Menut et al., 2009]
Documents and events
Web sites for forecasts, including the operational system and IPSL/LMD experimental forecasts.
Who and where for the development (developers and main contributors)
The 1st CHIMERE workshop (PPT, March 2005)
Download Figures and documents
Contact the developers: firstname.lastname@example.org
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