Dictionary:Heat flow unit (HFU)

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{{#category_index:H|heat flow unit (HFU)}} 10–2 cal/m2s=41.86 mW/m2. The mean heat flow of the earth is 1.2–1.5 HFU. Heat flow ranges from about 0.9 in shield areas to over 2 HFU in Cenozoic volcanic areas; midocean ridge values reach 8 HFU.