13.5. Version 2018a (released 2 August 2018)¶
Many under-the-hood improvements:
Added explicit interface intent for confusion-less coupling between SUEWS modules
Restructured layout of physics schemes for better modularity
Improved the alignment in output txt files
readthedocs.org-based documentation system
Added SUEWS input converter for conversion of input files between versions
Added Benchmark Report for recent releases.
Improved the near surface diagnostics scheme (T2, Q2, U10)
Improved skin temperature calculation (Ts)
StabilityMethod: recommended option is change from 2 to 3 as options other than 3 have been noticed with numerical issues under several scenarios, which will be fixed in the next release.
AnthropCO2Methodis removed from RunControl.nml.
AnthropHeatMethodis renamed to
TCriticare expanded to allow weekday and weekend values by adding
_WEas suffix, of which
TCriticare also expanded to allow cooling and heating settings.
BLUEWS is disabled
Observed soil moisture can not be used as an input
Wind direction is not currently downscaled so non -999 values will cause an error.