Effective transport speed, ue

Defined as the vertical integral of the concentration-weighted wind speed,

u
u z C z dz
C z dz
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where z is the height above ground, C(z) is the height-variable concentration of pollutant in the cloud, and u(z) is the height-variable wind speed. ue is also known as the cloud advective speed.