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microclimate

the immediate climate in which an organism lives, such as the climate around a leaf, within the herb layer, or within an adjacent part of the soil.

microclimate

the temperature, humidity, pH and air movement at a particular level, usually an interface between two systems, e.g. ground and air, skin and air.
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ViA[+ or -]a MorandA(c) currently produces wines under six different tiers showcasing Chile's diverse micro-climates and varietals.
Some ocean-driven micro-climate where there's no wind in the mornings, so I'm always in a sea that's practically lapping my doorstep - then as it starts to get hot and the trades blow I take a light lunch and watch the cycles and seasons wander by with or without me.
Torquay also seems to have its own little micro-climate which means the sun is often shining down there when the rain is pouring here.
You're basically creating a little micro-climate in your mask," he explains.
Together the rocks formed a micro-climate for plants that grew in the shade they made, and for animals who could also survive there, because of shade.
It highlights the need for sensors at local/state level to detect micro-climate and forecast phenomena such as cloudbursts.
The event allowed the committee to test facilities such as its timekeeping systems, starting blocks and photo finish cameras, as well as ventilation and air-conditioning systems that create a special micro-climate around the rink.
Further, micro-climate around the reservoirs has also been improved friendly to life.
The Coffee served and retailed is grown on their Australian farm - blessed with rich volcanic soils, perfect terrain and a unique micro-climate - emulating the high tropical altitudes of the world's finest coffee terroir.
Relatively high primary productivity and decomposer activity comparisons as well as certain abiotic micro-climate measures further define such landscape islets.
Famed for its palm trees and lush vegetation, the area is blessed with its own micro-climate.
Establishing electric vehicle infrastructure guidelines is an essential first step in transforming the Province of British Columbia into a successful EV Micro-Climate that is equipped with the proper infrastructure and sensible policies to foster the market adoption of clean electric vehicles," said Jonathan Read, president and CEO, ECOtality.