Interactive Browser Instructions
The Interactive browser is designed to look at FORECAST and ANALYSIS output from FLEXPART. Several PROJECTS are available. Each project has a set of TRACERS - these are unique to the PROJECTS. In general tracers include:
|North American (CO, NOx, SOx, and BC)
||Asian (CO, NOx, SOx, and BC)|
|European (CO, NOx, SOx, and BC)||Biomass Burning (CO and BC)|
At times other projects have custom created tracers.
First, select a project and tracer of interest. Select the times for plotting. Then use the map interface on the right to define the region of interest for plotting. You can also manual enter the coordinates.
||Selects whether a map or curtain type plot is create
||One of 'horzontal', 'vertical', or 'both'
||Age of the tracers
||See menu - generally use 'all'
||Plot data from the nested domain
||'no' or 'yes'
||For horizontal plots, will provide an elevation slice
||'-1' produces total column.
|ASL / AGL
||Are the elevation units in m.a.s.l. or m.a.g.l. (sea or ground)
||'asl' or 'agl'
|Units||Units of the species in mixing ratio or concentration
||'ppbv' or 'ug/m3'
||Select the maximum value to plot on the vertical plot
||Selects the maximum value to plot for Total Column plots
|Postscript||Produce a link to download postscript version of the plot.
||'no' or 'yes'
This feature is currently available only to registered users. If you wish to have access, please contact John Burkhart.
For flight files, create a file with the extension .flt or .dat
It should contain lines of data with YYYYMMDD HHMMSS LON LAT ELV