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What Metview version is required?

Metview versions 4.4.6. or later are required.

What VAPOR Version is required?

Version 2 (2.2.2 and later) is supported.

Please note that VAPOR is not an ECMWF development. VAPOR is not distributed with Metview, but it has to be installed separately. Please visit the VAPOR website for installation instructions:

How to set up the Metview Vapor interface?

To make this interface work Metview has to be started up with the MV_VAPOR_BIN environmental variable set to the directory of the VAPOR executables.

Usage at ECMWF

At ECMWF VAPOR is installed and the Metview VAPOR interface is set up properly on the Linux desktops.