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Icepack test output


Mansi Joshi
New Member
I have followed the tutorial from to try and test the icepack on my laptop.
I changed the npt = 43800 in the icepack_in file to get the 5 years output as shown in Icepack 1.0.0 Sample Output.
However, the average ice thickness and area fraction is a bit different from the one on wiki. I have been trying to figure out the reason, and I also came across a post in which there was a suggestion about pseudo-advection. But I could not find the details on it in document. I am using the icepack version 1.4.
Is there something I did wrong?
I have attached the average ice thickness of the test output.
Thank you.


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CSEG and Liaisons
Staff member
I'm not sure that the plots on the wiki are up to date. In particular we added a new method for sea ice boundary conditions in Icepack. This does change answers. We should be updating those plots. Glad you were able to get it up and running!


CSEG and Liaisons
Staff member
I just updated the output for Icepack.