ITVCM software follows the following logic in order to organize the input and out data:
Repository: a repository contains all the structure for the input, intermediate and output data storage. A repository might contain more one or more scenarios.
Scenarios: a scenario contains all the input, intermediate and output data, apart from the parameters used in a one-way execution of the climate model implemented in the system.
Input data: input data for a scenario are the following historical data and predictions:
Parameters: are constaints and variables used on the execution of the climate models algorithms that will be modified by the user. Parameters are the options that determine which modules of the climate models will be executed, which type of initialization will be done and also which parameters will be used on the model execution.
Output data: are the data resulted in the climate model execution for a scenario.