Commit ec9d8da3 authored by Anne Fouilloux's avatar Anne Fouilloux
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Add README.md for preproc directory

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# README #
This directory contains programs to generate FLEXPART WINDFIELDS from ECMWF ERA-Interim data.
+ `python contains python scripts to extract and generate WINDFIELDS
+ `src contains Fortran source code to create CONVERT2 executable (used by the python scripts)
+ `grib_templates contains GRIB-API templates for running CONVERT2 program.
See first the installation instruction in `src and then install python scripts on your system.
Please report any problems.
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To get the usage of these programs, use `-h` option:
`getEIdata.py `-h`
`getEIdata.py -h`
Optional arguments are mentionned in squared brackets.
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This program allows you to download ECMWF ERA-Interim data from ECMWF using [ecmwfapi](https://software.ecmwf.int/wiki/display/WEBAPI/ECMWF+Web+API+Home).
It requires `ecmwfapi` python library (see Requirements below). Check with your local IT group as it may be already available.
`
{{{
Usage: getEIdata.py --start_date=YYYYMMDD [--end_date=YYYYMMDD] [--times=tt1/tt2/tt3] [--levels=nlevels]
[--area=north/west/south/east] [--outputdir=output_directory]
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90.0/-179.0/-90.0/180.0
--outputdir=outputdir
root directory for storing output files
`
}}}
* `prepareFLEXPART.py`
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