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Parameter surface_​downward_​sensible_​heat_​flux

Properties

Properties of the parameter surface_​downward_​sensible_​heat_​flux
Name surface_downward_sensible_heat_flux
Description The surface called "surface" means the lower boundary of the atmosphere. "Downward" indicates a vector component which is positive when directed downward (negative upward). The surface sensible heat flux, also called "turbulent" heat flux, is the exchange of heat between the surface and the air by motion of air. 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) not specified
GRIB code not specified

Source

The parameter was taken from the NetCDF CF Metadata Convention.


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