Information about the
input.geos file is the same as for GEOS-Chem Classic with a few exceptions.
input.geos file wiki page for an overview of the file.
input.geos file used in GCHP is different in the following ways:
Start/End datetimes are ignored. Set this information in
Root data directory is ignored. All data paths are specified in
ExtData.rcinstead with the exception of the FAST-JX data directory which is still listed (and used) in
Met field is ignored. Met field source is described in file paths in
GC classic timers setting is ineffectual. GEOS-Chem Classic timers code is not compiled when building GCHP.
Other parts of the GEOS-Chem Classic
input.geos file that are not relevant to GCHP are simply not included in the file that is copied to the GCHP run directory.