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write input-formatted data as output for 3DVAR application

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Hello everybody,

I am using WRF-Chem for AOD data assimilation. In order to get the input-formated data as output foe 3DVAR application, I added the following lines to the namlist.input file;

write_input = .true.,
inputout_interval = 180,
input_outname = 'wrf_3dvar_input_d<domain>_<date>',
inputout_begin_y = 0,
inputout_begin_d = 0,
inputout_begin_h = 0,
inputout_begin_m = 0,
inputout_begin_s = 0,
inputout_end_y = 0,
inputout_end_d = 0,
inputout_end_h = 06,
inputout_end_m = 0,
inputout_end_s = 0,

when I try to run ./real.exe the following error message is displayed;

module_io_quilt_old.F 2931 T
------ ERROR while reading namelist time_control ------
Maybe here?: inputout_interval = 180,
Maybe here?: input_outname = 'wrf_3dvar_input_d<domain>_<date>',
-------------- FATAL CALLED ---------------
ERRORS while reading one or more namelists from namelist.input.
application called MPI_Abort(MPI_COMM_WORLD, 1) - process 0

I have been trying with different values for "inputout_interval" but unsuccessful so far.

Any help in this regard will be highly appreciated.

Best regards
Gohar Ali