CPAS v0.16.0

19 Oct 2021

New Features:

  • Limited-area Real Simulation
  • Copy-and-paste function for refinement and limited-area regions in Mesh Specification
  • (Update 26 Oct 2021) The Jupyter visualization tools have better memory management.



  • The atmospheric model is based on MPAS-A v7.1


CPAS v0.15.0

13 Jul 2021

New Features:

  • Support specifying the set of output variables for Real Simulation jobs
  • FDDA options for Real Simulation jobs
  • Limited-area Mesh Generation (Limited-area Real Simulation pending)



  • The atmospheric model is based on MPAS-A v7.0
  • The meshDensity field of generated mesh is changed to follow that of the generated mesh rather than the target resolutions specified.
  • The assignment of time steps to HTS levels is changed to use larger time steps
  • Scale-aware convection schemes: new Tiedtke, Tiedtke


CPAS v0.13.0

9 Dec 2020

New Features:

  • Added the choice of model version 
  • Added the choice of physics suite and YSU options


CPAS v0.11.1

6 Nov 2020


  • Fixed a bug in processing landmask 
  • Fixed the update of running status of mesh generation jobs


CPAS v0.11.0

16 Oct 2020

New Features:

  • Added an experimental Shallow Water Test feature.
  • Added PBL scheme options in Real Simulation.



  • Fixed wind barb in plot_diag_contour() in the Jupyter visualization system.
  • For the Grell-Freitas convection scheme, removed the unnecessary switching off for small cells.


CPAS v0.10.0

20 Jul 2020

New Features:

  • Added HTS chart and globe in mesh generation report
  • Optimized mesh generation by automatically rotating the initial icosahedron before refinement



  • Fixed the population of varsso data in the init_atmosphere step


CPAS v0.7.2

3 Mar 2020

New Features:

  • Revised mesh generation algorithm that improved conformance to finest resolution


CPAS v0.6.0

7 Jan 2020

New Features:

  • Deleting unwanted jobs and results


CPAS v0.4.0

25 Nov 2019

New Features:

  • Real simulation
  • Result visualization with Jupyter Notebook



  • The algorithm for customized mesh generation is changed from JIGSAW-GEO-based to OLAM-based


CPAS v0.3.2

31 May 2019


  • Customized mesh generation