Universität Hamburg

Meteorologisches Institut

Universität Hamburg

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Planet Simulator



A coupled system of climate components for Earth, Mars and Titan


Modular -Problem oriented model configuration 
Parallel -Runs on parallel machines and clusters 
Scalable -Wide range of resolutions starting at T21 L5 
Portable -Hardware independent code
Interactive -Graphical two-way user interface
Structured -Clear and rich commented source code (Fortran 90) 
Compatible -supports MPI, GRIB, NetCDF, [PRISM] 
Free -All components are open source 
Documented -Extensive Users's Guide and Reference Manual 
Fast -Simulate 30 years per day on a standard Linux-PC
Postprocessing -The "Pumaburner" postprocessor (ECHAM compatible)