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Net Heat Flux (HEATFLX)

Net Heat Flux is a combined estimate of the air-sea fluxes of heat, freshwater and momentum. Net Heat Flux is the net downward shortwave radiation minus heat loss due to net upward longwave radiation, latent heat flux (evaporation), sensible heat flux, and rain heat flux.

Instrument Classes

The following instrument classes include this data product:

Typical Units
W/m2

Sampling Regime
Air-Sea Interface