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Physical/Computational parameters

These parameters define values used in SUNTANS. The syntax of the line in suntans.dat is given by

variablename  variablevalue   # Description of variable
When this file is read, the effect is equivalent to variablename=variablevalue. This file cannot have empty lines, but the spacing between variablename and value is arbitrary, as long as it does not contain a new line. Only the first variable is read before the # sign. That is, old variable values can exist to the right of the variable values being used and they are neglected. The following line is therefore legal:
dt    0.025  0.05 (unstable)  0.0125 (10/12/04)  # Time step size
This will have the effect of dt=0.025 and neglecting the rest of the line after 0.025.