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ERA5 Derived Integrated Water Vapor Transport for Eastern and Central U.S.

posted on 19.08.2021, 19:24 by Craig RamseyerCraig Ramseyer

integrated water vapor transport (IVT) calculated using u-wind, v-wind, and specific humidity from the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts ERA5 Reanalysis Dataset on pressure levels from 1000 to 300 hPa. IVT is calculated as follows:

IVT =1/g ∫(1000 hPa)^(300 hPa)qV dp