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We refactored this software for consistent nameings.

  • The UI mss was renamed to msui

  • User configuration msui_settings.json former mss_settings.json is stored in ~/.config/msui

  • the wms server configuration is renamed to mswms_settings.py

Further changes: 7.0.0


Please read the reference documentation

Rautenhaus, M., Bauer, G., and Doernbrack, A.: A web service based tool to plan atmospheric research flights, Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 55-71, doi:10.5194/gmd-5-55-2012, 2012.

and the paper’s Supplement (which includes a tutorial) before using the application. The documents are available at:

For copyright information, please see the files NOTICE and LICENSE.


Please add the following acknowledgement and cite to your publications:

The authors gratefully acknowledge the use of the MSS flight planning software (Rautenhaus, 2012; MSS development was partially funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) project no. UN 311/3-1)“.

Thank you very much.


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