Main Installation points
Description of directories:
Values in italics are the default values during installation, assuming that PRECIS is being installed under username precis with $HOME as /home/precis
- System directories
The PRECIS system code. All of the required files are copied to this
directory at the end of the installation process.
- Work directories
Directory used by PRECIS when it is running to store control and
intermediate files. This includes the current output data files and log
files. A directory named $DATADIR/RUNID, where
RUNID is the five letter internal PRECIS run ID of the experiment,
will be created when PRECIS is run.
Output directory for PRECIS run time messages
Directory where the processed ancillaries for the selected region
are stored. For a given RUNID the ancillaries will be
located in $ANCILDIR/RUNID
Directory where the processed input LBCs are stored. For a given RUNID
the LBCs will be located in $LBCDIR/RUNID
- Input data directories
The global master ancillary files. All of the required files are
copied at the end of the installation process.
The files required to generate the LBCs used by PRECIS. These files have
to be obtained from the Met Office. The files required to generate the
LBCs for each driving experiment should
be placed in their own subdirectory, i.e. the LBCs for GCM with
ID addfa should be copied to $PP4LBCDIR/addfa
Location of the initial PRECIS dumps. These files have
to be obtained from the Met Office. All initial dumps should be copied
to this directory. Do not use subdirectories.
- Output directory
Directory into which the output diagnostic files are copied. For a given
RUNID the output files will be copied to $ARCHIVEDIR/RUNID
- Temporary directory
Directory where the temporary files generated when PRECIS is run are
- Global data directory
Directory in which the global driving data for analysis purposes is stored.