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Set up of MOM6 vertical structure


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Hello MOM6 community,

I would like to know how to set up the vertical structure of MOM6, especially the hybrid structure with z-layers in the top and isopycnals in the deep interior ocean. My main interest is in the Indian Ocean. I have looked in /MOM6-examples-dev-gfdl/ice_ocean_SIS2/OM4_025/preprocessing but could not find any script to generate or tweak the hybrid vertical structure of MOM6.

I have also checked in MOM6-examples-dev-gfdl/ocean_only/global_ALE/hycom but to no avail. There are vertical grid files such as hycom1_50 but it is not clear how they are generated.

Any help will be much appreciated.

Thank you.