Vertical wind shear

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Term vertical wind shear
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horizontal wind shear

Broader term

wind shear

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Definition

change of horizontal wind direction and/or speed with height, as would be determined by means of two or more anemometers mounted at different heights on a single mast.

Definition Source

SKYBRARY, reference tool for aviation safety knowledge [1]

ICAO, doc. CIR 186, 1987, p. 154

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