Minutes of the code management group meeting 14/02/2014


UKCA Code Management Meeting, 14 February 2014 (tele-conference).

Met Office: Nick Savage (NS), Mohit Dalvi (MD), Jane Mulcahy (JM), Fiona O'Connor (FC), Colin Johnson(CJ)
Leeds: Graham Mann (GM), Sandip Dhomse
Cambridge: Luke Abraham (LA)
Oxford: Zak Kipling (ZK)

Summary of action points arising in the meeting

  • NS Carried forward from last meeting. Add information on bug fixes and enhancements lodged between 8.2 and 8.4
  • FOC Carried forward from last meeting. Sensitivity test on importance of fixed CH4
  • GM, Carried forward from last meeting. Add information on MODE bug fix branches to UKCA wiki bugfixes page.
  • FOC Create bug fix branch for lodging at 9.1 including MGLY+OH reaction rate, humidity bug in ACTIVATE, sedimentation bug fix, H2O calculation when passed into ASAD, Fastj-X bug fix.
  • NS In discussion with Fiona and Mohit, come up with a revised proposal on how to manage reporting, fixing and lodging of bug fixes.
  • CJ and FOC circulate plots of radical concentrations in stratosphere showing odd banded structure, including version with different photolysis scheme options
  • NS to add to this wiki a short explanation of the changes to activation of UKCA tracers at 9.0
  • NS ensure all bug fixes at 9.0 are available at earlier UM versions where needed both for NCAS and Met Office.
  • GM check 8.4 versus 7.3 GLOMAP-mode code
  • LA prepare talk on philosophy of diagnostic code for meeting in Exeter on 2nd April
  • NS book room for meeting on diagnostics 2nd April, (pending Luke advising of travel plans)
  • CJ and GM discuss way forward on aerosol chemistry and how to handle inconsistencies between chemistry schemes
  • JM keep up dialog on sedimentation between Leeds and Met Office.
  • JM check up on status of checks for incorrect order of fields in 3D diagnostics and report any relevant UMUI switches to Oxford
  • MD To ask Monsoon User Group for graphical browsers of disk usage on Monsoon
  • NS Set up Doodle pool for late March for next CMG telecon