Opened 19 months ago

Last modified 18 months ago

#321 new Defect

UNKNOWN METDATA FORMAT error while using NCEP data

Reported by: sannadate Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: FP other Version: FLEXPART 10.4
Keywords: Cc:


I am using NCEP wind fields(from to run flexpartv10.4. However, the model is unable to detect the metdata format. The model works fine with ECMWF fields.

Any help is appreciated.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 19 months ago by pesei

I am sorry but right now I have no time for this.
Have you checked whether your problem is already discussed in ticket:305 ?
If not, I think you could ask that question on the mailing list, you will not be the only person to use NCEP input data.

comment:2 Changed 19 months ago by mqzhang

In the flexpart source code, the gributils/class_gribfile_mod.f90 line 50, These are the official centre codes for NCEP and ECMWF in grib files.

It uses center code to distinguish input data ( But in fact, the center code of NCAR/UCAR in the is 60. You may need to modify it.
That should be fixed by flexpart team.

comment:3 Changed 18 months ago by sannadate

Dear mqzhang,
Thanks for your comment. Yes, it solves the problem of metdata format detection.

But I ran into another error similar to

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