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Parameter square_​of_​northward_​wind


Properties of the parameter square_​of_​northward_​wind
Name square_of_northward_wind
Description "square_of_X" means X*X. "Northward" indicates a vector component which is positive when directed northward (negative southward). 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) mpvva
GRIB code not specified


The parameter was taken from the NetCDF CF Metadata Convention.

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