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tools:ocean_diagnostics_survey

This page is dedicated to collect the needs for new ocean diagnostics from the users. You can add any request you need.

This is a open page that is meant to evolve and to gather as many comments, discussions, feedback as possible.

This is also the place to share your experience about ocean_pp.bash/common_ocean_post.txt.

Suggested by Diagnostic requested Priority (1-3) Delivery date estimation Assigned to Status
Virginie Guemas Computation of density and extraction of density profiles at specific locations. 2 To be done
Virginie Guemas Indices of strength of the different gyres 2 October 2013 VG Done
Virginie Guemas Meridional Overturning Stream Function as a function of density 3 To be done
Virginie Guemas Complete heat and salt budget (3D) in a specific box 2 To be done
Isabel Andreu-Burillo Mixed Layer Depth heat (salt) budget 1 To be done
Virginie Guemas thermocline depth 1
Virginie Guemas Indices of convection in each convective area 3 October 2013 VG Done
Isabel Andreu-Burillo T/S diagrams 1
Isabel Andreu-Burillo loading EN3 data-set 1
Virginie Guemas Interpolation of velocities 2
Isabel Andreu-Burillo sharpness of thermocline 1
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Your comments/feedback about the ocean_pp/common_ocean_post scripts:

What do you think about the splitting of ocean_pp.bash into ocean_pp.bash and a configuration file ?

VG : I think there is potential loss for the user of the overview of the very large set of functionalities with such a splitting. Indeed, for a new user, selecting the basic default option in the config file is enough to monitor his/her experiment with some common indexes. But for an advanced user, ocean_pp.bash is a loop over the set of default option and a function of common_ocean_post.txt is called under each option with a given set of arguments. Those arguments can easily be changed to get slightly different diagnostics or indexes. For example, the vert_Tsection option selects currently 6 vertical temperature sections at default locations but an advanced user could get a vertical section at any location by changing the arguments of the call to cutsection. In short, I think if the user does not see the ocean_pp script anymore, this script will be used as a black box and the modularity allowed by the call to independent functions from common_ocean_post.txt might get lost.

tools/ocean_diagnostics_survey.txt · Last modified: 2015/03/26 11:32 by admin