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6 CAM Physics Package Interfaces

This section documents the public interfaces of the standard CAM physics packages. If one of the standard packages is to be replaced, then providing exactly the interface described here allows swapping in a new package without any code modifications to the CAM.

6.1 Vertical diffusion

6.2 Gravity wave drag

6.3 Dry adjustment

6.4 Moist convection - deep

6.5 Moist convection - shallow

6.6 Cloud fraction

6.7 Prognostic cloud water

6.8 Sulfur cycle chemistry / wet deposition

6.9 Convective transport

6.10 Cloud properties

6.11 Radiation

Brian Eaton 2002-09-18