Convective term

From Glossary of Meteorology



convective term

(Or advective term.) Any term of the form V · ζ where V is the velocity field, is the del-operator, and ζ is any field, vector, or scalar.

Thus, for example,
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is a convective acceleration. These are the nonlinear terms in Eulerian expressions for the rate of change of the dependent variables.


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