Latent Heat Flux

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This animation is available in an animated GIF or Flash formats and shows monthly variations in energy in the form of latent heat. This animation shows the energy absorbed due to evaporation. Interesting patterns to observe are higher values over the Gulf Stream and lower values in upwelling areas, like off the coasts of Labrador and Peru. In the Flash format, the animation can easily be rewound or paused to stress important points.

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Subject: Environmental Science
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Special Interest: Complex Systems
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental ScienceKeywords: latent heat, seasons