RFM File Formats

.gas File: Gas List

01DEC17

Type
Optional Input(s)

Description
List of absorbers for inclusion in RFM calculations

Filename
Specified in *GAS section of Driver Table

Structure
!CMNT [optional comment records]
GAS(1) GAS(2) ...
... GAS(N)
[eof]

Fields
FieldTypeDescriptionRange
!CMNT C*80 Comment record(s) (optional) Record starts with '!'
GAS C*7 Absorber name or HITRAN index As in *GAS section
including optional qualifiers

Notes
  1. Using a .gas file saves having to repeatedly type out a list of absorbers in each driver table, eg for a particular region of the spectrum.
  2. Comment records may be inserted at any point, identified by the first character being '!' (eg, use ! to temporarily comment out records)
  3. Maximum of 80 characters per record
  4. There must be a carriage return <CR> at the end of the last record.

Examples
! List of MIPAS target species
CO2 H2O CH4 N2O HNO3 O3
[eof]