Where is developed the model?

The model is developed at:
IPSL/LMD (Palaiseau, France) INERIS (Verneuil en Halatte, France) IPSL/LISA (Creteil, France)

1. Contact the developers:
You can contact the developers, if you have questions about compilation, databases, parameterizations etc.
In this case, write to chimere@lmd.polytechnique.fr.
This will send an e-mail to the developers listed below.

For your message, please follow this guideline:

  1. Re-compile and re-run the code using the --devel option. This will give you the code line number where th crash occurred and it could help you and us understand what goes wrong. To do so you need to
    1. add --devel at the end of the compilation command line, for example :
      ./build-chimere.sh --no-oasis --devel
      
    2. add --devel at the end of the execution command line :
      ./chimere.sh chimere.par.test.offline f 2017010100 24 --devel
      
    3. Run the model with the following command line to store the output on screen:
      ./chimere.sh ${parfile} f ${curdate} ${nh} --${typmod} --restart ${chimrestart} 2>&1 | tee chimere_logfile.txt || exit 1
      
  2. Send the following files to the developers:
    chimere_logfile.txt
    compilogs/checkConfig.log
    compilogs/make.[num_of_compil].log
    

2. Contact the users:
For any discussion about the chimere use, you can exchange informations with the other users by sending a message to the users mailing list: chimere-users@lmd.polytechnique.fr (before you have to register on the users mailing list).



  CHIMERE developers

CHOLAKIAN Arineh
IPSL/LMD
CNRS Studies Engineer

COUVIDAT Florian
INERIS
Research Engineer

MAILLER Sylvain
IPSL/LMD
IPCE

MENUT Laurent
IPSL/LMD (model coordination)
DR CNRS
PENNEL Romain
IPSL/LMD
Polytechnique Research Engineer

SIOUR Guillaume
IPSL/LISA
CNRS Research engineer

TUCCELLA Paolo
IPSL/LMD now at CETEMPS
Assistant Prof.

VALARI Myrto
IPSL/LMD
Assistant Phys. Sorbonne Univ.


  CHIMERE commitees


Scientific commitee

  • Bertrand BESSAGNET (JRC)
  • Marie CAMREDON (IPSL/LISA)
  • Thomas DUBOS (IPSL/LMD)
  • Cyrille FLAMANT (IPSL/LATMOS)
  • Frédérik MELEUX (NERIS)
  • Romain PENNEL (IPSL/LMD)
  • Isabelle PISON (IPSL/LSCE)
  • Pasquale SELLITO (IPSL/LISA)
  • Solène TURQUETY (IPSL/LMD)

Direction commitee

  • Philippe DROBINSKI (IPSL/LMD)
  • Gilles FORET (IPSL/LISA)
  • Augustin COLETTE (INERIS)
  • Laurent MENUT (IPSL/LMD, model coordination)


  Data contributors
Some developments were made in collaboration with several colleagues (researchers, PhD students and post-docs):

  • Jean-Louis Monge, IR CNRS, code development, until 2007
  • Dmitry Khvorostyanov, IR CNRS, code distribution and development, from 2007 to 2017
  • Nadege Blond (LIV/CNRS): urban pollution and data assimilation
  • Isabelle Pison (LSCE): Inverse modelling
  • Gilles Forêt (LISA): Data assimilation
  • Eric Chaxel 'Reponse Numerique' consulting: Meteorology (WRF)
  • Gabriele Curci (CETEMPS - L'Aquila): Biogenic emissions
  • Alma Hodzic (NCAR, Boulder): Aerosols chemistry
  • Cécile Honoré (Airparif): emissions, PREVAIR implementation
  • Frederik Meleux (INERIS): PREVAIR
  • Robert Vautard and Matthias Beekmann (DR CNRS) designed the first model versions
The CHIMERE model uses a lot of data kindly produced by colleagues. They correspond mainly to input data, boundary conditions. They agree to put their data on this web site for all users and we acknowledge them for this open view of research:
  • The roughness length for mineral dust emissions comes from the GARLAP dataset, described in [Prigent et al., 2012] and is provided by Catherine Prigent. For use of these data in your publication, please add the following sentence: Comparison of satellite microwave backscattering (ASCAT) and visible/near-infrared reflectances (PARASOL) for the estimation of aeolian aerodynamic roughness length in arid and semi-arid regions by [Prigent et al., 2012, Atmos. Meas. Tech.].
  • Surface anthropogenic emissions suite formatted in NetCDF and for the V200709A version. Data are provided by EMEP-MSCW after the work of [Verstreng, 2003] for gas and PM pollutants
  • Carbonaceous species emissions are provided by Bruno Guillaume, Robert Rosset and Cathy Liousse from the Laboratoire d'Aerologie/Observatoire Midi-Pyrenees
  • The POP's emissions are issued from the EMEP-MSCE database
  • The gaseous species boundary conditions: data are provided by Didier Hauglustaine and Sophie Szopa (Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace / LSCE) using the LMDz-INCA model (see http://www-lsceinca.cea.fr/welcome_real_time.html)
  • The aerosol species boundary conditions: data are provided by Mian Chin (NASA) from monthly means calculated with the GOCART model (Ginoux et al., 2001, 2004, JGR)