> On 01/23/2012 08:41 PM, Unidata IDV Support wrote: > > The difference between flowvector and flowvecotr3d is vertical velocity. > > The flowector3d is for the dataset with u,v, and w. So, if we change the to > > flowvector3d for the vertical profile, we will lost many derived variable > > for those dataset only have u and v. > > > > The naming is a little confusing, sorry about it. > > > > > > Yuan > Its ok Sir. I think one can carry with that anyhow. > > For my clarity, can you please elaborate on the point discussed above > (if possible with example). In a 3D dataset, most model output doesn't have vertical velocity w (=dz/dt), but may have pressure vertical velocity (dp/dt). If you don't set the alias name for dp/dt to be vertical velocity w, Both u and v are categorized as flowvector. If you set the alias name for dp/dt to be vertical velocity, then it can be categorized as flowvector3d. Yuan > > regards > Ghansham > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: LMS-496434 Department: Support IDV Priority: Critical Status: Closed
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