# Heat flux

From AMS Glossary

## heat flux

( where λ is the thermal conductivity of the medium (i.e., soil, air) that the heat (

*Or*moisture flux.) A quantity measured according to the formula*or*moisture) is moving through.This may be expressed as flux per unit area for heat or moisture.

Mann, J., et al. 1979. Agrometeorology. Springer–Verlag, . 35–45.