sirocco-genesis software distribution is based on automake tools. New releases are routinely produced to fit users needs and fix bugs.

6.0 suite (obsolete) : last 6.0 version (6.0.30, 06/04/2012) is available  here. See instructions if your are not familiar with automake installation. Version 6.0 is now obsolete !!!

6.1 suite : continuing genesis developments within the 6.1 suite, latest version release (6.1.6, 02/07/2013) is available  here. Installation instruction are similar to those of version 6.0.


A user guide for installation is available here.

Minimal dataset for a quick start

In case you are going through your first sirocco-genesis installation, you probably need to download a  minimal database (color files, shorelines, bathymetry…) to start playing with the graphical interface here.It is really minimalist to keep small and easy to download, we can provide much more on demand.

  • download miceo-genesis.tar.gz file
  • gunzip tar archive
  • execute : export GENESIS=MY_INSTALLATION_DIRECTORY  (see installation instructions)
  • create a $GENESIS/data
  • copy micro-genesis content into a $GENESIS/data
  • execute : xscan -s $GENESIS/data/startup/sirocco.startup