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Vocabulary Term Details

Advection

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advection)

In physics, engineering and earth sciences, advection is a transport mechanism of a substance or conserved property by a fluid due to the fluid's bulk motion. An example of advection is the transport of pollutants or silt in a river by bulk water flow downstream. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

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Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Atmospheric circulation
N/AFluid dynamics
Meteorology
Temperature

This term is used for the following terms: 
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Approved Date
21-Jun-2013

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