Windspharm: A High-Level Library for Global Wind Field Computations Using Spherical Harmonics

Software Paper, Article English OPEN
Andrew Dawson;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Ubiquity Press
  • Journal: Journal of Open Research Software, volume 4, issue 1 (issn: 2049-9647 2049-9647, eissn: 2049-9647)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5334/jors.129
  • Subject: Meteorology, Climate Science | Spherical harmonics, Meteorology, Wind vectors, Python | Computer software | QA76.75-76.765
    acm: ComputingMethodologies_COMPUTERGRAPHICS | GeneralLiterature_MISCELLANEOUS
    arxiv: Physics::Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics | Computer Science::Mathematical Software

The 'windspharm' library is a Python package for performing computations on global wind fields in spherical geometry. It provides a high-level interface for computing derivatives and integrals of vector wind fields over a sphere using spherical harmonics. The software a... View more
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