prescribeSM_CESM_1.2.x allows to prescribe SOILLIQ and SOILICE in CLM 4.0 for CESM 1.2.x.

The code is originally by Ruth Lorenz (with the help of Dave Lawrence) and has been adapted for CLM 4.0 and CESM 1.2.


  • Prescribe SOILLIQ (and SOILICE) (-> SM) in CLM 4.0
  • Several methods to prescribe SM
  • Prescribe SM globally or regionally
  • Prescribe daily mean or monthly mean SM (linear interpolation in between)
  • Conveniently define options via namelist