Parameter: light

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Irradiance - The amount of electromagnetic energy incident on a surface per unit time per unit area. In the past this quantity has often been referred to as "flux".

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micromoles quanta per square meter per second (umol quanta m-2 s-1)
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Light intensity (either 150 or 40 umol quanta per square meter per second).
(For more about light measurement see: Australian National Algae Culture Collection
and Plant Physiology Online.)