EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > HEAT FLUX
Heat flux is the amount of heat that is transferred across a surface of
unit area in a unit of time. Also refers to latent and sensible heat
fluxes in the atmosphere and between the Earth's surface and
CDIAC. 1990. Glossary, Carbon Dioxide and Climate. Carbon Dioxide Information
Analysis Center/Department of Energy, Oak Ridge, TN.