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.