A R rating curve is a drawn curve showing the relation
between gage height and Discharge
of a stream
at a given gaging station.
or "thermal resistance value" is a measure of the resistance of a material to Heat
flow. The term is typically used to describe the resistance properties
A RADIANT HEAT TRANSFER
is RADIANT HEAT TRANSFER
occurs when there is a large difference between the
is Radiation is Energy
emitted in the form of electromagnetic waves. Radiation has differing characteristics
depending upon the wavelength. Because the radiation from the
A Radiative Forcing
is a change
in the balance between incoming solar radiation and outgoing infrared radiation.
A radioactive waste
is the Byproduct
of nuclear reactions that gives off (usually harmful) radiation.
A Radiometer is an instrument for detecting and measuring the intensity of the sun's energy
in the electromagnetic spectrum.
are "Versions" of chemical elements that are not stable, or in other words, are susceptible to undergoing radioactive decay