heat budget

heat budget

[′hēt ‚bəj·ət]
(geophysics)
Amount of heat needed to raise a lake's water from the winter temperature to the maximum summer temperature.
(thermodynamics)
The statement of the total inflow and outflow of heat for a planet, spacecraft, biological organism, or other entity.
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NOAA State of the Climate Report Jeffrey White Professor and Director, Integrated Program in the Environment Indiana University School of Public & Environmental Affairs In light of releasing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's 2014 State of the Climate Report, White says: "The data continue to tell the same story -- Earth's heat budget is straining under the pressure of increasing greenhouse gases.
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The following will introduce and explain the polymer science and simple By Philip Burger calculations used to determine heat flows and balance the heat budget for any mold.
Heat budget involves the total heat fluxes coming into or going out of a water volume.
2009), where the heat budget in April was governed by solar radiation and the estimate of the proportion of solar radiation passing through the ice and melting snow and ice was similar to ours.
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1976; Hargraves, 1986) to keep pace with significantly higher heat production and a still significantly higher primordial heat budget retained from the era of accretion and internal differentiation (e.
They called the project SHEBA, an acronym for Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic.
Remote as it may seem, the Arctic's freezing and melting are more closely tied to your life than you'd think, says Richard Moritz, director of the Arctic program SHEBA (Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic Ocean).
This project, known as SHEBA (Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic Ocean) will house up to 30 scientists.
Our current study (a joint micro-structure-tracer experiment in collaboration with Jim Ledwell) is now underway in the Brazil Basin, the region where Nelson Hogg and colleagues inferred significant vertical diffusion from a heat budget for the bottom waters.