Ensemble Perturbation Smoother

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Ensemble Perturbation Smoother

The Ensemble Perturbation Smoother is a software package performing an ensemble analysis to determine forcing fields of a numerical model by assimilation of observations. Details of the procedure are explained in:

A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azc√°rate, K.-W. Gurgel, J. Staneva, A. Port, J.-M. Beckers, and E. V. Stanev. Ensemble perturbation smoother for optimizing tidal boundary conditions by assimilation of High-Frequency radar surface currents - application to the German Bight. Ocean Sci., 6, 161-178, 2010

http://www.ocean-sci.net/6/161/2010/os-6-161-2010.html

Please cite this manuscript if you use this package.

Requirements

This package requires either GNU Octave or MATLAB.

Installation

addpath('/path/to/EnsPertSmoother-x.y');

in your start-up file called startup.m in MATLAB or .octaverc in GNU Octave.

Testing

The script toy_example will show you an example:

toy_example
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