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Parameter northward_​momentum_​flux_​correction

Properties

Properties of the parameter northward_​momentum_​flux_​correction
Name northward_momentum_flux_correction
Description "Northward" indicates a vector component which is positive when directed northward (negative southward). Momentum flux is dimensionally equivalent to stress and pressure. It is a tensor quantity. Flux correction is also called "flux adjustment". A positive flux correction is downward i.e. added to the ocean. In accordance with common usage in geophysical disciplines, "flux" implies per unit area, called "flux density" in physics.
AMIP code (Library of AMIP Data Transmission Standards) tauvcorr
GRIB code not specified

Source

The parameter was taken from the NetCDF CF Metadata Convention.


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