Articles | Volume 10, issue 11
Model description paper
17 Nov 2017
Model description paper |  | 17 Nov 2017

Parcels v0.9: prototyping a Lagrangian ocean analysis framework for the petascale age

Michael Lange and Erik van Sebille

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Here, we present version 0.9 of Parcels (Probably A Really Computationally Efficient Lagrangian Simulator). Parcels is an experimental prototype code aimed at exploring novel approaches for Lagrangian tracking of virtual ocean particles in the petascale age. The modularity, flexibility and scalability will allow the code to be used to track water, nutrients, microbes, plankton, plastic and even fish.