Articles | Volume 14, issue 1
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 91–106, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-91-2021
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 91–106, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-91-2021

Model description paper 07 Jan 2021

Model description paper | 07 Jan 2021

An N-dimensional Fortran interpolation programme (NterGeo.v2020a) for geophysics sciences – application to a back-trajectory programme (Backplumes.v2020r1) using CHIMERE or WRF outputs

Bertrand Bessagnet et al.

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This paper presents a new interpolator useful for geophysics applications. It can explore N-dimensional meshes, grids or look-up tables. The code accepts irregular but structured grids. Written in Fortran, it is easy to implement in existing codes and very fast and portable. We have compared it with a Python library. Python is convenient but suffers from portability and is sometimes not optimized enough. As an application case, this method is applied to atmospheric sciences.