oceanspy.compute.eddy_kinetic_energy

oceanspy.compute.eddy_kinetic_energy(od)[source]

Compute eddy kinetic energy.

\[EKE = \frac{1}{2}\left[ (u-\overline{u})^2 + (v-\overline{v})^2 + \epsilon_{nh} (w-\overline{w})^2 \right]\]
Parameters
od: OceanDataset

oceandataset used to compute.

Parameters used:
eps_nh
Returns
ds: xarray.Dataset
EKE: eddy kinetic energy

References

Numerical Method: https://mitgcm.readthedocs.io/en/latest/algorithm/algorithm.html#kinetic-energy