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I had a quick question for you about skewness and kurtosis. Suppose that I am measuring velocity in one dimension over time. Can you help me understand how positive or negative skewness relates to velocity? How about Kurtosis?

What if at two different points in space, say point 1 and point 2, and we collected a bunch of wind speeds (again, in one direction) and took the kurtosis of one point's 1 and 2 and found that kurtosis of point 1 was higher than point 2? What could explain this?

Let me know if I've been unclear in this.

Thanks a ton!

Josh

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# Skewness, Kurtosis applied

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