Advection (Geoscience)

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[Geosicence / Atmospheric Science / Heat Transfer / Advection]  Advection is the transfer of energy from one location to another through the physically movement an object or material containing that energy.  By moving mass, thermal energy is moved, transferring heat or cold from one place to another.

  • Q is the heat flux in `W/m^2 = J/(m^2 * s)`
  • ρ is density (kg/m³)
  • c_p is heat capacity at constant pressure (J/(kg*K))
  • ΔT is the change in temperature (K),
  • v is velocity (m/s)

This is the same advection from Physics / Thermodynamics