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Fort.15 file

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This file contains the majority of the parameters required to run both the 2DDI and 3D versions of ADCIRC and the information to drive the model with harmonic boundary conditions (either elevation or flux). This file is required to run the ADCIRC model.

File Format

See fort.15 file format for details.

Tips and Tricks

Meteorological-Only Mode

By setting the following:
ADCIRC will run in "met.-only" mode, a quick and convenient way to read in and write out meteorological data files. In this mode, only routines necessary for meteorological forcing are called, i.e. no water levels nor velocities are computed. Note that by changing DT, you can speed up this "simulation". More specifically, since the only things being output are meteorological data, you can set DT equal to the time interval you wish met. data to be output, and then set the NSPOOLM and/or NSPOOLGW (the local and global met. output intervals) to 1 (i.e. output every time step).