cloud height derivations

  1. cloud height from cloud base/top height

    symbol

    description

    unit

    variable name

    \(z_{c}\)

    cloud height (mid point)

    \(m\)

    cloud_height {:}

    \(z_{cb}\)

    cloud base height

    \(m\)

    cloud_base_height {time}

    \(z_{ct}\)

    cloud top height

    \(m\)

    cloud_top_height {time}

    The pattern : for the dimensions can represent {latitude,longitude}, {time}, {time,latitude,longitude}, or no dimensions at all.

    \[z_{c} = \frac{z_{ct} - z_{cb}}{2}\]