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BDF FILE CFG.DAT

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Basic Information

File-Type

bdf_file_cfg.dat

Version

1.x

Description-Date

March 2002

Significance of the File

The file contains configuration data for the files in the universal direct access format (see also under dirz.bin) . Physical quantities and their attributes are listed.

Important: Definitions of new output quantities must be in agreement with the informations in the configuration files for physical quantities ($PROGHOME/fortran/prg/cfg/phydef.cfg.*.dat).

Remark: The configuration is generated out of the standard directory of configuration files ($PROGHOME/fortran/prg/cfg/). You may however keep a configuration file in your working directory. If a configuration file exists in the local working directory, the configuration is generated out of it.

File-Contents (in Catchwords)

  1. physical code number (e.g. water level = 3)
  2. dimension of the physical quantity
  3. FORTRAN data-type of the physical quantity [RE,RI2,DP,IN]
  4. optional: number of data variants of the physical quantity

Notice: In addition to this file the dictionary-file bdf_file_config_data_dico.dat is automatically read. It is present in directory $PROGHOME/dic/ .

Programs using this Type of File

ADCP2PROFILE,UNTRIM

Additional Information

Language

Fortran90

File-Form

FORMATTED

File-Access

SEQUENTIAL

File-Extension

.dat

WRITE-Subroutine(s)/Module(s)

interactive generation, editor

READ-Subroutine(s)/Module(s)

bdf_file_config_data_read in module
$PROGHOME/fortran/lib/io/*/mod_bdf_file_config_data_read.f90

Original Version

P. Schade

Maintenance

P. Schade

Example-File

$PROGHOME/cfg/profiles_2d.dat, $PROGHOME/cfg/profiles_3d.dat,
$PROGHOME/cfg/profiles_2d_adcp.dat, $PROGHOME/cfg/profiles_3d_adcp.dat


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