wiki:FpInputMetEcmwfLinks

Version 1 (modified by pesei, 3 years ago) (diff)

from Anne Philipp's file "linksECMWF" flex_extact v7.0.3, slightly adapted

Useful links for working with ECMWF's MARS archive and flex_extract

General overview

https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/WEBAPI/ECMWF+Web+API+Home
https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/SUP/Home

Follow instructions to register

https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/WEBAPI/Access+MARS

Available public datasets and accept licence

https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/WEBAPI/Available+ECMWF+Public+Datasets

Member-state WebApi access

http://apps.ecmwf.int/archive-catalogue/

Website to download directly public datasets and monitor WebApi activity

http://apps.ecmwf.int/datasets/

General user documentation

https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/UDOC/User+Documentation

MARS user documentation

https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/UDOC/MARS+user+documentation -> specifically the keywords!!!!
https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/UDOC/MARS+keywords

Libraries:

https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/SUP/2015/05/11/Building+ECMWF+software+with+gfortran
http://www.fftw.org
https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/EMOS/Emoslib
https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/GRIB
https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/ECC

Information on data sets:

Overview: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/forecasts/datasets/archive-datasets

EA5

https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/CKB/What+is+ERA5
https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/CKB/How+to+download+ERA5+data+via+the+ECMWF+Web+API
https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/CKB/ERA5+data+documentation

CERA-20C

https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/CKB/What+is+CERA-20C
https://www.ecmwf.int/en/forecasts/datasets/archive-datasets/reanalysis-datasets/cera-20c

ERA-Interim

https://www.ecmwf.int/en/forecasts/datasets/archive-datasets/reanalysis-datasets/era-interim

Plotting GRIB fields:

https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/CKB/How+to+plot+GRIB+files+with+Python+and+matplotlib

Installation hints:

  1. Read Emoslib installation instructions
  2. Read ECMWF blog about gfortran
  3. Install fftw
  4. Install emoslib (2 times make! one without any options and one with single precision option)
  5. Install eccodes (or gib_api)
  6. Register for MARS access
  7. Install WebApi
  8. Make sure that LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable contains paths to all the libs
  9. Check availability of python packages required (e.g. import eccodes / import grib_api / import ecmwfapi) and install them if not present
  10. Start test retrieval
  11. Install flex_extract

Notes:

  • use the same compiler and compiler (major) version all the time
  • adapt makefile
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