Wind speed is a measure of the speed of air movement relatively to a fix point on the Earth. It expresses the strength of the horizontal movement of the air.
Zonal wind is wind component along the local parallel of latitude.
Meridional wind is wind component along the local parallel of longitude.
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GES DISC Datasets
To access products that have specific parameter click on the corresponding 'data access' links in the table below.
|Begin Date ||End Date ||Access ||Doc |
|10-m above ground Zonal wind speed ||m/s ||NLDAS ||1979 ||present || ftp ||Y |
|10-m above ground Meridional wind speed ||m/s ||NLDAS ||1979 ||present ||ftp ||Y |
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