GSI Downloads

GSI System

    You may download the following versions of the GSI system (including GSI source codes, libraries, compiling system, fixed files, and sample run script) from this site.

    • Community GSI system V3.2: Release on 07/03/2013
    • Community GSI system V3.1: Release on 07/20/2012
    • Community GSI system V3.0: Release on 04/29/2011
    • Community GSI system V2.5 Patch Release: 11/29/2010
    • Community GSI system V2.0: Released on 04/27/2010
    • Community GSI system V1.0: Released on 09/25/2009

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Testing Data

    DTC provides some case data for testing purposes. Please click here to download the data.

Observation Resources

    The GSI requires specific data formats for observations to be assimilated:
  • Conventional observations (including satellite derived data, e.g., satellite wind):
    PrepBUFR format (NCEP featured BUFR format)
  • Satellite radiance data, GPS radio occultation data, Radar observations:
    BUFR format
  • Descriptions about the data formats and links to some data resources are provided here .

External Libraries Needed To Build GSI

    The follow libraries are not in GSI release package but needed for GSI building:

    • Compiled WRF ARW or WRF-NMM Version 3.2 or above
    • netCDF: build with the same compiler with WRF and GSI
    • For systems other than the IBM, the LAPACK and BLAS libraries may be needed. Check with your system administrator to see if local versions of these libraries already exist on your system.

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