Z

Acronym List

 

Acronym Full name Comments
Z reflectivity (Lenschow) or reflective factor (FOF)  
Z-R relationship, see R-Z relationship the relationship between reflectivity factors and rainfall
ZAMS zero age main sequence  
ZDR Differential Reflectivity  
Zephyr Zephyr Weather Information Service, Inc. The commercial organization that, under contract with Unidata, currently provides weather data to Unidata users via communications satellite technology
ZOLD zeroth order logarithmic distribution function SZOLD = skewed zeroth order logarithmic distribution function
ZTD Zenith Tropospheric Signal Delay  
ZWA Zonal Wind Anomaly