|Jul 1, 2014|
|5 years 2 months ||Investigations in spring settling and snow melt revealed a not so
nice behaviour of the top snow layer. Merge only suppressed now in
case both miminum ice criterion and minimum element length are met.
Seem to slightly improve melt curves.
|Jun 30, 2014|
|5 years 2 months ||Trying to improve the phase changes in soil when using richards
equation by changing a faulty approach. It's still not really nice,
but in any case the modelled temperatures are better reproduced this
way. Moreover, the energy balance for the soil pa
|Jun 18, 2014|
|5 years 3 months ||In commit 517, a change in convergence criterion for the soil phase
changes part accidentally slipped through. This problem is only on
trunk, on branches/dev/ it's fine.
|Jun 13, 2014|
|5 years 3 months ||Non convergence in soil freezing is now treated as a warning,
instead of an error, because we try to repeat the time step with a
smaller time step.
|Jun 12, 2014|
|5 years 3 months ||I never noticed that my simulations with Richards equation for snow
were actually never forming surface hoar... So now it does.
|5 years 3 months ||Because the "soil type" name "ALPINE3D" was
confusing (has basically nothing to do with alpine3d), I renamed it
to SNOFILE. Then, it takes the grain size specified in the sno-file
to define the soil types. This should be the default option. I also
|5 years 3 months ||Big and important change to ReSolver, mainly to get a better energy
balance and a more realistic soil freezing process. Heat advection
by flowing water is now taken into account. Adaptation of element
and nodal temperature postponed as much as possib
|5 years 3 months ||An important update for the Phase Change routines with a better
integration with richards equation solver to achieve a better energy
balance in the soil.
|5 years 3 months ||More consistency in the surface energy balance scheme: limit qs and
ql only in case of explicit boundary conditions. In the implicit
case, the exchange coefficient determine the actual flux, so
limiting the fluxes in that case are basically only a po
|5 years 3 months ||Add the data structures that are necessary to deal with apparent
changes in internal energy when soil with a freezing point
depression is in freezing state. The difference in heat capacity
between ice and water is a source or sink of internal energy.
|5 years 3 months ||A better approach to calculate soil heat flux. Note that there can
be a discrepancy in the soil heat flux from the perspective of the
soil and the perspective of the snow. This approach averages both
|5 years 3 months ||It's a better approach to always have 273.15K as reference
temperature, and not the freezing point depression in case of soil
|Jun 10, 2014|
|5 years 3 months ||backporting stable commits 580, 583 and 587 (removing an unnecessary
#ifdef and some whitespaces fixes)
|Jun 6, 2014|
|5 years 3 months ||Repairing the mess I created. sn_dt is not necessary in
collectsurfacefluxes()! The mess originates from the confusion about
the units of MS_RAIN.
|5 years 3 months ||This commit is very important to be able to determine the energy
balance of the soil. I made the mistake by not taking into account
water added and removed from the soil, which is basically a
source/sink for the heat capacity of the soil. The differe
|Jun 5, 2014|
|5 years 3 months ||To provide more information about the energy balance, the output
section is improved. It now provides comparable values, like the
averaged error of the energy balance over the whole period,
expressed as a true W/m^2, as well as the error expressed as
|Jun 3, 2014|
|5 years 3 months ||Using proper pre-processor defines; removing unnecessary #ifdef and
some whitespaces in ReSolver1d
|May 29, 2014|
|5 years 3 months ||Follow up on R564: an additional prerequisite to suppress merging of
wet top layers, to prevent extremely light elements.
|5 years 3 months ||Follow up on R584, where I took the wrong threshold.
|5 years 3 months ||Make sure the Yamaguchi 2012 parameterization remains in numerically