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Parameter wind_​speed

Properties

Properties of the parameter wind_​speed
Name wind_speed
Description Speed is the magnitude of velocity. Wind is defined as a two-dimensional (horizontal) air velocity vector, with no vertical component. (Vertical motion in the atmosphere has the standard name upward_air_velocity.) The wind speed is the magnitude of the wind velocity.
AMIP code (Library of AMIP Data Transmission Standards) not specified
GRIB code 32

Source

The parameter was taken from the NetCDF CF Metadata Convention.


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