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MPAS output GRIB format history files?

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Hi MPAS Developers,

Could MPAS output history files with GRIB1/GRIB2 format instead of NetCDF format?

Unfortunately MPAS does not have that capability and there is not any current plans to implement this within MPAS. Although I am not familiar with any tools myself, I belive there are a number of tools out there that can easily translate NetCDF to GRIB.
It's also worth noting that the GRIB format was designed to store fields on a regular grid: depending on which source you check, GRIB either stands for "GRIdded Binary" or "General Regularly-distributed Information in Binary". The MPAS output is on the model's native, unstructured mesh, so I think at a minimum you would need to interpolate the output to a regular grid before attempting to convert to GRIB format.