**Table 6-1**
Notation
Used in Section 6.2 |

*Observed Raw Data* |

u_{i} | signed
magnitude of the horizontal component of the wind vector (i.e.. the
wind speed) |

_{i} | azimuth angle
of the wind vector, measured clockwise from north (i.e. the wind
direction) |

W_{i} | signed
magnitude of the vertical component of the wind vector |

_{i} | elevation
angle of the wind vector (bivane measurements) |

N | number of
valid observations |

*
Scalar wind computations* |

| scalar mean
wind speed |

| harmonic mean
wind speed |

| mean azimuth
angle of the wind vector |

| mean value of
the vertical component of the wind speed |

| mean elevation
angle of the wind vector |

| standard
deviation of the horizontal component of the wind speed |

| standard
deviation of the azimuth angle of the wind |

| standard
deviation of the vertical component of the wind speed |

| standard
deviation of the elevation angle of the wind |

**
Vector wind computations** |

| resultant mean
wind speed |

| resultant mean
wind direction |

| unit vector
mean wind direction |

V_{e} | magnitude of
the east-west component of the resultant vector mean wind (positive
towards east) |

V_{n} | magnitude of
the north-south component of the resultant vector mean wind
(positive towards the north) |

V_{x} | magnitude of
the east-west component of the unit vector mean wind |

V_{y} | magnitude of
the north-south component of the unit vector mean wind |

x, y, z | stadard
right-hand-rule coordinate system with x-axis alighned towards |