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I am trying to regrid some of my latitude-longitude grid files to tripolar ocean grid and found that ESMF can be useful. However, I am finding it hard to install the same.

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First download the esmf tar file from http://www.earthsystemmodeling.org/esmf_releases/public/ESMF_7_1_0r/reg/ESMF_Framework_Down.html

Then install netcdf library and gfortran compiler using

sudo apt-get install git tcsh pkg-config
sudo apt-get install gfortran
sudo apt-get install netcdf-bin libnetcdf-dev libnetcdff-dev
sudo apt-get install openmpi-bin libopenmpi-dev
sudo apt-get install libnetcdff-dev

Once you have the netcdf library and gfortran compiler in your /usr/local/lib and /usr/local/include You can check this also, login as root using

sudo -i

Then define the following environment variables

cd path_of_esmf_dir
export ESMF_DIR=path_of_esmf_dir
export ESMF_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local/esmf
export ESMF_OS=Linux
export ESMF_NETCDF="local"
export ESMF_COMM=mpiuni
export ESMF_F90COMPILER=gfortran
export ESMF_CXXCOMPILER=g++
export ESMF_TESTEXHAUSTIVE=on
export ESMF_TESTSHAREDOBJ=on
export ESMF_NETCDF_INCLUDE=/usr/local/include
export ESMF_NETCDF_LIBS="-lnetcdf -lnetcdff"
export ESMF_NETCDF_LIBPATH=/usr/local/lib
export ESMF_BOPT=O3

Then run the following syntax to make the library ESMF

make all
make install
make installcheck

Now to install the ESMF python library

cd path_to_esmf_dir/addon/ESMpy/
python setup.py build --ESMFMKFILE=/usr/local/esmf/lib/libO3/Linux.gfortran.64.mpiuni.default/esmf.mk
python setup.py install

You can check the installation by

$ python 
>>> import ESMF
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