GFDL vortex tracker components - V3.9a

Release Date:

The GFDL vortex tracker components - V3.9a was released on April 1, 2018.

Release Notes

GFDL Vortex Tracker Version 3.9a

  • GFDL Vortex Tracker Upgrades in v3.9a
    • Tracker upgraded to use GRIB2 and NetCDF datasets
    • Updated Genesis algorithm.


Known Issues and Fixes

GFDL VORTEX TRACKER VERSION 3.9A WAS RELEASED IN APRIL 2018.

Issue with compiling with PGI v17.9

Problem:Error in compilation

Solution: Change the fortran programs:

In Line 200 trk_src/grb2index/grb2index.f
Change CHEAD(1)(56:70)=HOSTNAM(HOSTNAME) to:
CHEAD(1)(56:70)='     '

Comment these fortran lines:

write (6,81) gopen_g_file,gopen_i_file
81 format (1x,'tpm gopen_g_file= ...',a
& ,'... gopen_i_file= ...',a,'...')

Replace with:
print *,'tpm gopen_g_file=',gopen_g_file,'gopen',gopen_i_file

In libs/src/g2/rdieee.f

Comment these fortran lines:
real,parameter :: two23=scale(1.0,-23)
real,parameter :: two126=scale(1.0,-126)

Replace with:
real :: two23
real :: two126

In libs/src/g2/mkieee.f

Comment these fortran lines:
real,parameter :: two23=scale(1.0,-23)
real,parameter :: two126=scale(1.0,-126)

Replace with:
real :: two23
real :: two126