Articles | Volume 13, issue 11
Development and technical paper
05 Nov 2020
Development and technical paper |  | 05 Nov 2020

Flex_extract v7.1.2 – a software package to retrieve and prepare ECMWF data for use in FLEXPART

Anne Tipka, Leopold Haimberger, and Petra Seibert


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AR by Anne Tipka on behalf of the Authors (17 Jul 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (23 Jul 2020) by Paul Ullrich
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (23 Aug 2020)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (25 Aug 2020) by Paul Ullrich
AR by Anne Tipka on behalf of the Authors (02 Sep 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
Short summary
Flex_extract v7.1 is an open-source software to retrieve and prepare meteorological fields from the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) MARS archive to serve as input for the FLEXTRA–FLEXPART atmospheric transport modelling system. It can be used by public as well as member-state users and enables the retrieval of a variety of different data sets, including the new reanalysis ERA5. Instructions are given for installation along with typical usage scenarios.