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Parameter upward_​northward_​stress_​at_​sea_​ice_​base

Properties

Properties of the parameter upward_​northward_​stress_​at_​sea_​ice_​base
Name upward_northward_stress_at_sea_ice_base
Description "Northward" indicates a vector component which is positive when directed northward (negative southward). "Upward" indicates a vector component which is positive when directed upward (negative downward). "Upward northward" indicates the ZY component of a tensor. An upward northward stress is an upward flux of northward momentum, which accelerates the upper medium northward and the lower medium southward.
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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