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ENLIL: Time-Dependent 3D MHD Model of the Heliosphere
Entry ID: ENLIL

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Summary
Abstract: ENLIL is a time-dependent 3D MHD model of the heliosphere. It solves for plasma
mass, momentum and energy density, and magnetic field, using a
Flux-Corrected-Transport (FCT) algorithm. Its inner radial boundary is located
beyond the sonic point, typically at 21.5 or 30 solar radii. It can accept
boundary condition information from either the WSA or MAS models. The outer
radial boundary can be adjusted to include planets or spacecraft of interest
(eg 2 AU to include both Earth and Mars, 5 AU to include Ulysses, 10 AU to
include Cassini). It covers 60 degrees north to 60 degrees south in latitude
and 360 degrees in azimuth.
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Description: Heliosphere Model Simulations Results.

Description: Request a run of the ENLIL model.
Service Citation
Originators: D. Odstrcil, University of Boulder, Colorado
Title: ENLIL: Time-Dependent 3D MHD Model of the Heliosphere
Provider: Community Coordinated Modeling Center
URL: http://ccmc.gsfc.nasa.gov/models/modelinfo.php?model=ENLIL
Service Keywords
MODELS >SOLAR-ATMOSPHERE/SPACE-WEATHER MODELS Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Ancillary Keywords
Models
Space Related Models
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Service Provider
NASA/GSFC/SED/HSD/GPL/CCMC > Community Coordinated Modeling Center, Geospace Physics Lab, Heliospheric Science Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://ccmc.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: MICHAEL HESSE
Phone: 301-286-8224
Fax: 301-286-1648
Email: Michael.Hesse at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 674.0
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Personnel
PETER MACNEICE
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 301-286-2061
Email: peter.j.macneice at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA/GSFC
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2006-08-10
SERF Last Revision Date: 2008-06-04
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