oceanspy.compute.kinetic_energy

oceanspy.compute.kinetic_energy(od)[source]

Compute kinetic energy.

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

oceandataset used to compute.

Parameters used:
eps_nh
Returns
ds: xarray.Dataset
KE: kinetic energy

References

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