Source code

Current version

Version : 5.1.5

SCALE-RM (old name SCALE-LES) is included in SCALE library

Old versions


  • bugfix from 5.1.4 to 5.1.5
    • Fix wrong land fraction when GLCCv2 data is used
  • bugfix from 5.1.3 to 5.1.4
    • Fix wrong cloud fraction of the Tomita08 scheme
  • bugfix from 5.1.2 to 5.1.3
    • Fix wrong gamma function
  • bugfix from 5.1.0 to 5.1.2
    • Fix wrong metric for the terrain-following coordinate
    • Fix wrong tendency of the density
    • Fix wrong sign of the metric terms
    • Fix invalid value of some monitor variables
  • minor updates from 5.0.1 to 5.1.0
    • Change the tutorial test cases
    • Update documents
    • Add the Kain and Fritsch (1990) cumulus parameterization (experimental)
    • Provide the script to prepare the configurations for real atmospheric experiments
    • Implove netCDF I/O handling
    • Fix bug in the Suzuki10 scheme
    • Fix treatment the boundary data for restart experiment
    • Fix handling for cyclic outer data
  • bugfix from 5.0.0 to 5.0.1
    • Fix wrong dependency for making SCALE-GM
  • major updates from 0.3.3 to 5.0.0
    • change name SCALE-LES to SCALE-RM (also name of binary)
    • change time format of restart file name (yyyymmdd-hhmmss.mmm)
    • Enable to select schemes for advection flux (CD2, UD3, UD3Koren1993, CD4, UD5, CD6; default is changed)
    • Enable to select schemes for time step (RK3, RK3WS2002, RK4; default is changed)
    • Enable to real temporally varied sea surface temperature data
    • Enable to integrate with tendencies of physical processes without advection
    • Enable to output clear-sky radiation flux
    • Add the Deardroff (1980) scheme for SGS turbulence
    • Add the Kajino (2013) scheme for aerosol microphisics (experimental)
    • Enable to use multiple data sources for topography and landuse
    • Enable to put barrier at call of the rap time routine
    • change algorighm of local filter in smoothing topography
    • Fix wrong calculation of internal energy
    • Fix negative fixer in the Tomita08 scheme
  • bugfix from 0.3.1 to 0.3.3
    • Fix a bug in the divergence dumping
    • Fix possible zero division in the MSTRN-X scheme
  • bugfix from 0.3.0 to 0.3.1
    • Fix a bug in the Suzuki10 scheme used with the MSTRN-X scheme
    • Fix wrong liquid water content in calculation of the hydrostatic profile in the real init
  • minor updates from 0.2.6 to 0.3.0
    • implove the init program for real case
    • enable to change parameters of the Tomita08 scheme
    • enable to output some statistics (CAPE, CIN, PBL height, etc)
    • confirm the single precision calculation
    • add a CFL checker
    • implove computational performace
    • many bugfixes


    The documents for SCALE are available at SCALE Document page


    Database (topo/landuse) [scale_database.tar.gz]

    • update: 2015/07/22
    • size: 759MB (795325305)
    • MD5: f63cff8a209e73e8ceac71e33becbd60

    Database (horizontal grid and icosahedral->latlon mapping table for SCALE-GM)