UNITS OF KEY PARAMETERS

Cold Advection

K 12-1

Curvature Vorticity

10-5s-1

Convergence

10-5s-1

Divergence

10-5s-1

Height Contours at 1000, 500, ... hPa

gpdam

Isotachs

m s-1

Negative Vorticity Advection

10-9s-2

Vertical Motion (Omega)

hPa h-1

(Isentropic) Potential Vorticity

10-6m2K(s kg)-1

Positive Vorticity Advection

10-9s-2

Showalter Index

Shear Vorticity

10-5s-1

Temperature Advection

K 12h-1

Thermal Frontal Parameter

K m-2

(Equivalent) Thickness

K

Potential Temperature

K

Equivalent Potential Temperature

K

Vorticity Advection

10-9s-2

Vorticity

10-9s-2

Warm Advection

K 12h-1