DIRSIG4 Compatibility Plugins
DIRSIG5 is able to run DIRSIG4 simulations by leveraging a pair of plugins that provide backward compatibility with DIRSIG4 intput files.
The BasicAtmosphere Plugin
The BasicAtmosphere plugin handles the atmosphere modeling by using
the DIRSIG4 era
DIRSIG5 Specific Plugins
The DIRSIG5 model includes several alternative execution modes by leveraging different plugins.
Ephemeris plugins are responsible for providing locations for the Sun and Moon as a function of location and time.