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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Services for maintenance and repair of ventilation and air conditioning systems for modular operating rooms with particularly clean sterile zones and a given microclimate with a high risk of infection (according to Appendix No.
For instance, Latimer and Zuckerberg found the microclimate variability was so high within the 30-mile study area--which they call the "fragmentation gradient" in recognition of the mosaic nature of wooded areas in Dane County--that a bird living in one part of the study area may encounter a climate similar to Chicago, III.
Pairwise correlations (Kendall's [tau]-b correlation coefficients) were calculated among the different factors, such as microclimate variables, PM, VOCs, and odorous compounds.
This is perceived to be mainly due to loss of water bodies as microclimate of the city stands altered due to undesired land use change.
the urban fabric typology for Vienna and sample area selection for microclimate simulations,
Co-author Keith Kirby, a woodland ecologist from the University of Oxford's Department of Plant Sciences, said the microclimate created by a dense forest canopy allowed some plants to remain within their comfort zone.
But one important caution with the vest systems: You can't wear them under CBRN protective suits such as JSLIST unless the suit is specifically designed with a microclimate pass-through.
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 aim of this study is to determine the effect of underground microclimate from romanian Cacica and Ocna Dej salt mines on protein metabolism and hidroelectrolyte balance in different age Wistar white rats with induced pathology subjected to speleotherapy cure in mentioned salt mines.
The idea is to ensure that the urban microclimate is properly understood in terms of boundary layers and locations.
Thus, an evaluation of the indoor microclimate at the project stage should be conducted, which can also be the basis for the design of the "intelligent building" system.
The team recorded data on the greenhouse microclimate (global solar radiation, air temperature, and relative humidity), the canopy microclimate (leaf and bottom fruit temperatures), and ventilation (opening/closing).