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(Interannual Simulation) ERROR: Abnormal termination: netCDF INPUT

asked 2022-04-08 13:58:09 +0200

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Hi everyone, I'm running an interannual simulation with ERA5 and GLORYS12 through OpenMP. The first month ends without problems, but the second month throws the following error.


GET_BULK - ERROR: requested time record 747 exeeds the last available record 746 in forcing NetCDF file: /scratch TDAYS = 1127. last available BULK_TIME = 1127.

MAIN - number of records written into history file(s): 5 number of records written into restart file(s): 1 number of records written into averages file(s): 4

ERROR: Abnormal termination: netCDF INPUT


I see that the error is related to time records saved in CROCO_FILES/, but i don't understand why blow up because february naturally have fewer records than january. So could be a configuration error in, run_croco_inter.bash or another file?. Can you help me to review these files?

Thanks !

C:\fakepath\cppdefs.h C:\fakepath\ C:\fakepath\crocotools_param.m C:\fakepath\run_croco_inter.bash C:\fakepath\croco_Y1993M01.out.m C:\fakepath\croco_Y1993M02.out.m

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answered 2022-04-08 18:03:53 +0200

andres gravatar image

Something is not being calculated correctly, this

    Southern Benguela Interannual Run

time_stepping: NTIMES dt[sec] NDTFAST NINFO 7200 250 60 1

is for 20.8333 days

and this is for Y1993M1, a January.


Check the script you are using, modify it if neccesary

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Thank you Andrés!.. I resovled it. gravatar ( 2022-04-14 01:40:28 +0200 )edit

answered 2022-04-11 10:21:22 +0200

Hi, I have the same issue as yours. Have you managed to solve the problem?

Best regards

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Hi James, finally the problem was in the preprocessing of the BLK and BRY forcing files... I modified the "itolap" parameter in crocotools_param.m for both selected databases, make_ERA5 and make_OGCM_mercator... I changed the overlap from 1 to 3 (before and after) and now it run very well. gravatar ( 2022-04-14 01:52:18 +0200 )edit

Thank you.

JamesIbro gravatar imageJamesIbro ( 2022-04-17 15:27:06 +0200 )edit

answered 2022-04-08 16:42:51 +0200

Hi Andres, thanks for the return, there goes the file C:\fakepath\

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answered 2022-04-08 15:57:39 +0200

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This is not a blow up (extreme velocity at some grid point).

It basically says that it is looking for information in the BRY file for a time step beyond what is in there.

run_croco_inter.bash should have taken care of that. It should expect a February with 28 days since 1993 is not a leap year.

Can you post the of that month?

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