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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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The automatic and periodic advective bleed function is always designed into a Standing Column Well, ref v.
This flux is the arithmetic sum of short-wave radiant flux, net long-wave radiant flux, sensible heat flux, vaporization latent heat flux, and advective heat flux.
Based on strong coefficient of determinant, the best-fit model of sedimentation rates distributed by advective force at the distance 0-600 m from Bunut River was S = So [e.
Nonetheless, it is useful as a valuable "base-line'' against which to evaluate thermal histories of more dynamic advective and convective systems where movement of liquids facilitates heat transfer.
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The total motion can be perceived as being either advective or dispersive.
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Advection refers to the average bulk movement of the solute in the flowing ground water and dispersion describes solute spreading about the mean displacement position caused by local, irregular advective displacements and molecular diffusion.
spatial extent of the larval population; spatial scale of advective transport) and temporal resolution (i.
This granular advective term for heat transfer in the heated chamber resulted in a more rapid rise in overall bed temperature compared to plug-like conditions.