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 objective of our study was to document microclimate parameters at Black Swift nests in Colorado, New Mexico, and California by quantifying temperature and RH values.
Secondly, the book examines the thermal comfort of individuals outdoors, stressing that elements in the urban microclimate that impact human thermal comfort should influence the design of urban spaces.
The first three -- soil productivity, water cost and reliability, and microclimate -- have a positive influence on agriculture.
That's not surprising, given that Costa Rica's diverse microclimates are home to 5% of the 20,000 species known to man.
The topics might range from city microclimates to improved communication between forecasters and city workers who need to prepare for weather emergencies.
Too much has been written about society and too little about the saints themselves (and the microclimates in which they and their supporters lived and worked).
The 20-acre vineyard is very hilly, creating various microclimates that require close and constant monitoring to ensure that the proper amount of water and other inputs are provided for each area.
The Micro Station features long battery life (despite handling the high current draw of modern soil sensors), high-capacity data storage in non-volatile memory, LCD display, multiple sensor options, small size, and a price point that permits deploying multiple Micro Stations to measure varied microclimates.
Its varied landscapes give rise to microclimates and almost half the island is classified as a World Biosphere Reserve.
Motherwell chairman John Boyle said : "We feel for the fans but we have microclimates here in Lanarkshire.