Parameter: irradiance

Short Description: 
irradiance
Short Name: 
irradiance
Official Name: 
irradiance
Units: 
uE m-2 sec-1, umol quanta m-2 sec-1, or umol photons m-2 sec -1
Graphable: 
Yes
No Data Value: 
nd
External Identifier:
» skos:broadMatch http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P02/current/VSRW/
Description

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".