microclimate

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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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The most valuable aspect of attending a seed swap may actually be the chance to glean local wisdom about what works--or doesn't work--in your shared gardening microclimate.
The idea is to ensure that the urban microclimate is properly understood in terms of boundary layers and locations.
The Estate Merlot from the Colchagua Valley has a microclimate from the low coastal mountains and the river basin.
Young's main research interests are in northern hydrology and microclimates.
Recognizing the need for affordable weather recording in remote microclimates, Spectrum Technologies developed the WatchDog[R] 2000 Series Mini Stations as user-friendly devices to capture, process, and store weather history throughout the growing season.
Throughout the property there are numerous hiking trails and many microclimates, as well as a unique home and retreat center.
Deforestation also increases flooding, reduces soil fertility and dries local microclimates, reducing the water supply.
5 million trees every year, hopes to double current availability by supplying a balance of new early and late varieties grown in a range of microclimates throughout Turkey.
1] of N were applied 3 wk after bloom, plant growth was increased, which was reflected in the microclimates of the conventional and UNR cotton canopies becoming similar earlier in the season.
The goal was to gather temperature data that would identify the locations of a variety of microclimates within the community.
We benefit from having many microclimates on the river and it shows in the diversity of plants that do well," says Hurd.
Questions like how important are external microclimates that buildings create through their effect on sunlight penetration and wind patterns, and do architects give sufficient consideration to natural wildlife habits within urban contexts?