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Apr 03, 2010 
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1) add diagnostics for KPP nonlocal flux of Temp, Salt and pTracers 
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(respectively: KPPg_TH, KPPg_SLT and KPPgTrXX for tracer number XX) 
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This allows to close the tracer budget when using KPP. 
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2) Change the diagnostic for KPP nonlocal term: 
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name: description: 
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KPPghat Nonlocal transport coefficient (s/m^2) 
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(correspond to KPP ghat field, from which the nonlocal 
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flux of tracer (T,S,pTr) is computed, as the product of 
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ghat , KPPdiffKz and surface flux.) 
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replaced by: 
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KPPghatK ratio of KPP nonlocal (salt) flux relative to surfaceflux 
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(correspond to the product: KPP_ghat * KPPdiffKzS 
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which gives the fraction of the the surface flux of Salt 
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that KPP return as non local flux; also valid for any passive 
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tracer, but could be different for Temp., see comment below) 
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comments (from mitgcmdevel list): 
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I was also tempted to replace the KPPghat diagnostics 
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with something more useful which incorporates the KPPdiffKz: 
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Since it is the product KPPghat*KPPdiffKz which matters, 
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and given that short time variations of both (which have no 
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reason not to be correlated) can be significant, 
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the product of the 2 timeave is very likely to be quiet 
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far from the timeave of the product. 
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It has also the advantage of a simpler interpretation: 
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the product is just the fraction of the surface flux which is 
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treated as non local (no unit, instead of this funny s/m^2 
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for KPPghat). 
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Then I would propose to just pick one KPPdiffKz (for instance, 
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KPPdiffKzS for salinity, since it's also used for Ptracers), 
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and have only 1 diag: "KPPghatK" for KPPghat*KPPdiffKzS (no unit). 
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For temperature (KPPghat*KPPdiffKzT), it's probably not too different 
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from the one computed for salinity (might be in fact a better 
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timeave value that what we have now, for the reason above). 
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And to get a precise diagnostic of KPPnonlocal effect 
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on temperature, there would be this new diagnostic directly from 
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kpp_transport_t.F (which can be used to close a Temp. budget). 
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Jun 21, 2009 
Jun 21, 2009 
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Some redundancies and relations for model diagnostics: 
Some redundancies and relations for model diagnostics: 
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