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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Data loggers were positioned as close to nests as possible without disturbing nesting birds to obtain the most accurate data of the nest microclimate.
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.
With numerous microclimates it too produces a wide range of wine styles.
Farmlands designated as 'strategic' had the highest soil productivity, access to affordable water, favorable microclimate for growing high-value crops such as citrus, and limited environmenta sensitivity and urban growth pressure.
Whatever the peculiarities of the microclimate there we can do it, we did do it and we will do it again.
The Grade 1-listed garden attraction, has its own microclimate and a fantastic display of local flora, fauna and wildlife for visitors to see.
We believe that this new test method will ultimately reliably measure a wheelchair cushion's impact on the heat and moisture characteristics of the microclimate created by the close association of a body with a cushion.
Wirral has become increasingly important for asparagus growing in recent years, with its warmer microclimate suiting the expensive vegetable.
For this purpose temperature sensors are necessary which will measure the internal temperature and the temperature of the clothing microclimate, a processing unit which will perform measurements, provide a correct interpretation of measurements and make a necessary decision as well as actuator systems to implement this decision.
The training will take place in Guatemala City and will include visits to farms located in the city of Antigua, the volcanic region of Acatenango, the Lake Atitlan, the highlands of Huehuetenango and the rainforest microclimate of Coban.
It was done in 1994," Greuel said of the DWP's microclimate study.