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advection

the transference of heat energy in a horizontal stream of gas, esp of air

advection

[‚ad′vek·shən]
(meteorology)
The process of transport of an atmospheric property solely by the mass motion of the atmosphere.
(oceanography)
The process of transport of water, or of an aqueous property, solely by the mass motion of the oceans, most typically via horizontal currents.

advection

A method of heat transfer by horizontal movement of air or fluid. Unlike convection, where heat transfer takes place because of vertical movement, here the horizontal movement is the cause. When cold air comes into contact with warm ground or water, it heats up because of advection.
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Positive values are associated with a stronger Aleutian Low, which advects more relatively warmer air into Alaska (particularly in winter, when this semipermanent feature is the strongest).
Elevated freshwater inflows can advect larvae downstream and away from oyster reefs, thus creating a spatial gap between larval distribution and settlement habitats.
This component should also advect moisture northward to these regions, producing greater cloudiness and enhanced downward longwave radiation (Stone, 1997).
WWBs can cause warming along the equator both by exciting eastward-propagating downwelling Kelvin waves and by generating anomalous eastward surface currents that advect warm water accumulated in the western Pacific toward the east (Kessler et al.
Upper air flows remain favourable to advect some moist air.
Eggs released close to the extreme end of the spawning ground are less likely to be sufficiently fertilized, because the range where the eggs may become fertilized is shorter and many eggs may advect out of the spawning ground unfertilized.
The prevailing trade winds advect the vog pollutants from their source toward the southwest.
The adjacent Torrid belt has arrived within its assumed latitudes of activity: some 10[degrees]N, across the Equator extending to some 15[degrees]S, with airflow patterns ready to advect vertical levels into and across southern Africa.
Negative advection of water vapor occurs behind the cold front as the system-relative winds advect relatively dry air behind the cold front cyclonically.
This ridge enabling the upper vortex to slide just ahead as the core moved to the east ensuring the airflow around the ridge to advect cold, moist air from far south of the continent.
The 3-h delay at Harwell may be caused by the time it takes to advect BC into the rural background from other conurbations; alternatively, the relative importance of other sources (such as solid fuel burning for domestic heating) at Harwell and Detling may contribute to the difference in diurnal cycles.