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Parameter eastward_​wind_​shear

Properties

Properties of the parameter eastward_​wind_​shear
Name eastward_wind_shear
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.) Wind shear is the derivative of wind with respect to height.
AMIP code (Library of AMIP Data Transmission Standards) not specified
GRIB code 45

Source

The parameter was taken from the NetCDF CF Metadata Convention.


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