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Direct Covariance Flux of Heat (FLUXHOT)

Direct Covariance Flux of Heat refers to the exchange of heat between the sea surface and the overlying atmosphere associated with eddies that flow over the ocean surface. The flux of heat is estimated from Turbulent Air Temperature and Wind Velocity in three-dimensions.

Instrument Classes

The following instrument classes include this data product:

Typical Units
J m^(-2) s^(-1)

Sampling Regime
Air-Sea Interface