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Parameter eastward_​wind


Properties of the parameter eastward_​wind
Name eastward_wind
Description "Eastward" indicates a vector component which is positive when directed eastward (negative westward). 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.)
AMIP code (Library of AMIP Data Transmission Standards) ua
GRIB code 33 E131


The parameter was taken from the NetCDF CF Metadata Convention.

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