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Descriptor English: Heat Wave (Meteorology)
Descriptor Spanish: Ola de Calor
Descriptor Portuguese: Onda de Calor
Descriptor French: Vague de Chaleur
Entry term(s): Heatwave
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.587.587
Scope note: A long lasting period with extremely high surface temperature. (Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
Annotation: differentiate from HEAT WAVES see INFRARED RAYS
Related: Infrared Rays MeSH
DeCS ID: 34727
Unique ID: DDCS034727
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Heat Wave (Meteorology) - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060615
Scope note A long lasting period with extremely high surface temperature. (Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
Preferred term Heat Wave (Meteorology)
Entry term(s) Heatwave



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