Overview

energy balance


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The balance between the total energy that enters, leaves, and accumulates within a system (such as an ecosystem). Based on the first law of thermodynamics, which says that energy may be transformed, but not created or destroyed.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.


Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »


Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.