The Community GSI V3.7 and EnKF V1.3 was released on 11/07/2018. This is the last official release for GSI and EnKF and there will be no further community releases beyond that.
Users who would like to access latest GSI and EnKF codes are encouraged to visit the authoritative GSI/EnKF repository on Github (https://github.com/NOAA-EMC/GSI) which is open to the public. A brief description on how to build the Github version GSI/EnKF is provided at https://github.com/comgsi/documents
The GSI/EnKF requires specific data formats for observations to be assimilated:
- Conventional observations (including satellite derived data, e.g., satellite wind):
PrepBUFR format (NCEP featured BUFR format)
- Satellite radiance data, GPS radio occultation data, Radar observations:
Descriptions about the data formats and links to some data resources are provided here.
External Libraries Needed To Build GSI/EnKF
The follow system/libraries are not in GSI/EnKF release package but needed for GSI/EnKF building: