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Trajectory output file format (ASCII)

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Record #1
I6 - Number of meteorological grids used in calculation

Loop Records #2 == > number of grids
A8 - Meteorological Model identification
5I6 - Data file starting Year, Month, Day, Hour, Forecast Hour

Record #3
I6 - number of different trajectories in file
A8 - direction of trajectory calculation (FORWARD/BACKWARD)
A8 - vertical motion calculation method (OMEGA,THETA,...)

Loop Record #4 ==> number of different trajectories in file
4I6 - starting year, month, day, hour
2F8.3 - starting latitude, longitude
F8.3 - starting level above ground (meters)

Record #5
I6 - number of diagnostic output variables
nA8 - label identification of each variable (PRESSURE,THETA,...)

Loop Record #6 ==> through end of all endpoints
I6 - trajectory number
I6 - meteorological grid number
5I6 - time of point: year month day hour minute
I6 - forecast hour at point
F8.1 - age of the trajectory in hours
2F8.3 - position latitude and longitude
F8.1 - position height in meters above ground
nF8.1 - n diagnostic output variables (1st output is always pressure)

Modified: October 7, 2008
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