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Parameter atmosphere_​eastward_​stress_​due_​to_​gravity_​wave_​drag

Properties

Properties of the parameter atmosphere_​eastward_​stress_​due_​to_​gravity_​wave_​drag
Name atmosphere_eastward_stress_due_to_gravity_wave_drag
Description The specification of a physical process by the phrase due_to_process means that the quantity named is a single term in a sum of terms which together compose the general quantity named by omitting the phrase. "Eastward" indicates a vector component which is positive when directed eastward (negative westward). Atmosphere_Xward_stress is a stress which tends to accelerate the atmosphere in direction X.
AMIP code (Library of AMIP Data Transmission Standards) tauugwd
GRIB code not specified

Source

The parameter was taken from the NetCDF CF Metadata Convention.


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