Common Community Physics Package (CCPP) | FAQ's

First, refer to the documentation on this website. If that doesn't answer your question, then send questions to the CCPP user forum.

Yes, the CCPP can be connected to other models, dynamical cores and host applications. Please refer to the CCPP v5 Technical Documentation.

The first step is to make your parameterization CCPP-compliant, as described in the CCPP v5.0.0 Technical Documentation. The second step is to conduct tests with your parameterization to see if meets criteria for inclusion in the CCPP. If you are interested in including an innovation in the CCPP, please contact us first at the CCPP user forum.

Yes, the three code repositories are tagged with a release, and you can download the tarfiles for each.
https://github.com/NCAR/ccpp-scm
https://github.com/NCAR/ccpp-physics
https://github.com/NCAR/ccpp-framework
1. Navigate to "Releases" and download the v5.0.0 tarfile.
2. Un-tar the three files on your local disk.
3. Rename and move the ccpp-framework directory into ccpp-scm-4.0/ccpp/framework
4. Rename and move the ccpp-physics directory into ccpp-scm-4.0/ccpp/physics
5. Continue following the build and install instructions in the Users Guide.