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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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Figure 10 shows mean profiles of specific humidity advective flux and mean inversion levels: top of surfacebased inversions (solid lines) and bottom and top of elevated inversions (dashed lines).
The inverse of the rate coefficients 1/[k.sub.1] [approximately equal to] 1/[k.sub.2] and 1/[k.sub.3] [approximately equal to] 1/[k.sub.4] is chosen to be smaller than the characteristic age of the system L/S, so that the reactions have many opportunities to occur during the advective transport of a sediment parcel across the system.
These are 1) shoved ice: non-slush berms consisting of slabs and boulders of ice piled up through an ice shove; 2) in situ slush-ice: berms consisting of slush ice formed in place or seawater that freezes in exposed parts of the beach, or both; and 3) advective slush ice: slush-ice berms composed of slush ice and aggregates of frazil or small ice (or both) moved in from somewhere else.
Woesner, Applied Groundwater Modeling: Simulation of Flow And Advective Transport, Academic press, San Diego, Calif, USA, 1992.
In the center of the experimental area was installed and instrumented one micrometeorological tower of 10 meters high, with a "fetch" higher than 1:100, in the wind predominant direction to avoid that the advective effects would interfere in the measurements carried out in the orchard (GAVILAN; BERENGENA, 2007).
The original earth coupling system was designed around a ten percent advective flow to a detention / absorption pond with automatic on-command bleed during temperature extremes.
The heat going into or out of a marine basin or a certain area in the sea through ocean currents or precipitation (rainfall) is called advective heat.
Alteration of flow, regardless of source, can in turn influence temperatures of floodplain soil through its influence on patterns of hyporheic flow and associated advective heat-exchange (Gerecht et al., 2011), as well as moisture content of riparian soil (Brady and Weil, 2002; Geiger et al., 2003).
Main differences are limited to the near wall flame behavior and the flame brush thickness which are, respectively, due to the employed wall functions and the advective interpolation scheme for the progress variable equation.
Logan, Increased power generation in a continuous flow MFC with advective flow through the porous anode and reduced electrode spacing.