Cloning (i.e. downloading for the first time)
On this page, we describe how to download (aka "clone") the GEOS-Chem source code with Git.
Cloning the current GEOS-Chem version
The GEOS-Chem source code repository is available for remote download via Git, from our Github repository:
The first time that you will download a new GEOS-Chem version to your disk space, you must use the git clone command. This will create an exact copy of the GEOS-Chem source code (including the complete version control history) to a folder on your disk.
git clone https://github.com/geoschem/geos-chem.git LOCAL_DIR_NAME
where LOCAL-DIR-NAME is the name of the local directory on your disk into which the GEOS-Chem source code files will be placed. It is up to you to pick LOCAL-DIR-NAME.