Heat flux

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heat flux

(Or moisture flux.) A quantity measured according to the formula
where λ is the thermal conductivity of the medium (i.e., soil, air) that the heat (
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.