History collections for advection and mixing

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  1. Overview of History diagnostics
  2. Legend for History diagnostics
  3. Collections for History diagnostics
  4. History collections for advection and mixing
  5. History collections for aerosols
  6. History collections for budgets
  7. History collections for chemistry and photolysis
  8. History collections for convection and wet deposition
  9. History collections for dry deposition
  10. History collections for mercury and POPs
  11. History collections for met fields and related quantities
  12. History collections for methane
  13. History collections for species concentrations
  14. History collections for TransportTracers
  15. History collections for CO2
  16. Replicating the behavior of the prior timeseries diagnostics
  17. Adding new History diagnostics


The AdvFluxVert collection

Here is a sample definition section for the AdvFluxVert collection. This is used to obtain vertical fluxes of species from advection.

  • If this collection is not already present in the HISTORY.rc file in the GEOS-Chem run directory for your selected simulation, you can copy and paste this into your HISTORY.rc file and edit accordingly.
  • To prevent an individual field from being included in the diagnostic output, place a comment character # in front of the field name.
  • Please see our Legend for History diagnostics page for more information about each of the collection tags.
  AdvFluxVert.template:       '%y4%m2%d2_%h2%n2z.nc4',
  AdvFluxVert.format:         'CFIO',
  AdvFluxVert.frequency:      00000100 000000
  AdvFluxVert.duration:       00000100 000000
  AdvFluxVert.mode:           'time-averaged'
  AdvFluxVert.fields:         'AdvFluxVert_O3               ', 'GIGCchem',
::

This table describes the diagnostic quantities belonging to the AdvFluxVert collection:

  • NOTE: You can use this diagnostic to obtain the vertical flux of all species with the ?ADV? wildcard. But in practice, this collection is used to obtain the vertical flux of O3 in advection, which is needed for benchmarking purposes.
Diagnostic name Description Units Wildcards Simulations Notes
AdvFluxVert_<spcname> Vertical flux of species in advection kg/s ?ADV? Can be used with
  • all simulations

Typically only used with

  • benchmark
  • Added in 12.6.0