Documentation for PISM, the Parallel Ice Sheet Model

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
news:stable0.3 [2010/04/30 04:45]
Ed Bueler
news:stable0.3 [2010/05/23 23:06] (current)
Ed Bueler
Line 1: Line 1:
 +====== PISM stable0.3 is released ======
 +
 +PISM version ''​stable0.3''​ is available. ​ See the [[:​stable_version|stable version page]] to check out a copy of the source code.  Send email to [[help@pism-docs.org]] for help with any version of PISM.
 +
 +Compared to ''​stable0.2'',​ the new version
 +  * uses a polythermal,​ enthalpy-based energy conservation scheme
 +  * includes improved atmosphere, surface processes and ocean model structure
 +  * puts all model parameters and physical constants in a configuration file which can be changed without re-compiling PISM
 +  * has a better {{:​manual.pdf|User'​s Manual}}
 +  * comes with a command-line option {{:​cheatsheet.pdf|Cheat-Sheet}}
 +  * has a better HTML {{http://​www.pism-docs.org/​doxy/​html/​index.html|PISM Source Code Browser}}
 +  * supports saving scalar, 2D and 3D diagnostics at given times during the run
 +  * allows climate forcing using spatially-varying "​anomalies"​ (near-surface air temperature and precipitation)
 +  * includes better metadata handling
 +  * can be stopped and restarted without affecting results of a run
 +  * has more software tests (including regression tests)
 +  * has an automatic vertical grid extension mechanism
 +  * performs area and volume calculations using WGS84 datum to correct projection error
 +  * makes the computation of the age of the ice optional, for efficiency
 +  * has easier-to-extend source code
 +  * comes with three worked examples: [[:​worked-searise-antarctica-uaf|Antarctica]],​ [[:​worked-searise-greenland|Greenland]],​ [[:​worked-storglaciaren|Storglaciaren]]
  
news/stable0.3.txt ยท Last modified: 2010/05/23 23:06 by Ed Bueler
© 2016 by PISM | webmaster