*DIM Section |
Field | Type | Description | Units | Range |
---|---|---|---|---|
Pressure axis data (mandatory). Either | ||||
| C200 | Name of Data File | hPa | > 0 |
Or | ||||
PLV | C3 | Use internal profile levels | 'PLV' ^{[2]} | |
Or | ||||
PCG | C3 | Use internal profile CG values | 'PCG' ^{[2]} ^{[8]} | |
Or | ||||
I | No. points on regular pressure axis, or | >0 | ||
−(No. points) on regular ln(pressure) axis | <0 ^{[3]} | |||
R | Max/Min pressurefor tabulation | hPa | >0 | |
R | Min/Max pressure for tabulation | hPa | >0 ^{[4]} | |
Temperature axis data (mandatory if VMR axis data required). ^{[5]} Either | ||||
C200 | Name of Data File | Max(T) ≥0 ^{[6]} | ||
Or | ||||
I | No. points on regular temperature axis | >0 | ||
R | Max/Min temperature for tabulation | K | Max(T) ≥0 ^{[6]} | |
R | Min/Max temperature for tabulation | K | Max(T) ≥0 ^{[4]} ^{[6]} | |
VMR Scale Factor axis data (optional). ^{[7]} Either | ||||
C200 | Name of Data File | % | > 0 | |
Or | ||||
I | No. points on regular VSF axis, or | >0 | ||
−(No. points) on regular ln(VSF) axis | <0 ^{[3]} | |||
| R | Max/Min VSF for tabulation | % | >0 |
R | Min/Max VSF for tabulation | % | >0 ^{[4]} |
Note that the CG values are those evaluated for only the first absorber listed in the *GAS section, so if creating TAB files for multiple absorbers, it is recommended that each is calculated using a separate driver file to ensure the most appropriate CG pressure axis for each.
*DIM PCG 180 320 10 ! CG p values, T from 180, 190 ... 320 K
*DIM pvalues.txt ! file containing pressure axis values 11 -50 50 ! relative temperatures -50,-40 ...+50 K -3 50 200 ! VMR profile scaled by 0.5, 1.0 and 2.0