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A large part of PTCLM just sets up the different options and does error checking
on the options given. PTCLM then uses the options provided to use
create_newcase to create a new case. It then queries both the
case directory and/or the XML database (using
queryDefaultNamelist.pl in models/lnd/clm/bld
and does other settings for the case. It then runs the different CLM tools in turn to
create the necessary datasets and points to them in the case with the
It runs mknoocnmap.pl, mksurfdata.pl and
When running mksurfdata.pl it finds a
$SITE_dynpftdata.txt in the
it will use that file for transient landuse changes (there's a sample file for
"US-Ha1" called US-Ha1_dynpftdata.txt).
It modifies the different env*.xml using
xmlchange and creates an initial user_nl_clm filename. After
PTCLM is run you can then make changes to the case by hand, and setup, build
and run as normal.
There is a simple test script to test PTCLM. See the Section called Testing PTCLM use the PTCLM test script in Chapter 8 for more information on using it.