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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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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New Delhi [India], June 4 ( ANI ): Spurred by the success of Green Kanha, a successful initiative for shaping the micro climate of hundreds of acres of Kanha Shantivanam in Hyderabad, the Heartfulness Institute has started three major initiatives linked to preservation, enrichment and sustenance of ecosystems.
The best thing about Merino wool is that they form a micro climate of their own.
This changed the micro climate of the city considering the wind that used to carry the smoke from REK Bitola to the south is now pushing it all the way to the city.
The TH stands for terroir hunter and represents a project that Undurraga has undertaken to search for micro terroir (individual soil types and micro climate) across Chile's rich and diverse topography.
The facade, a floating, translucent 'wrapper' evokes a traditional white Arab robe and is 'solar-tuned' to respond to specific micro climate conditions.
The micro climate here is kind to the grapes and the careful vilification makes this a great partner to Radnorshire lamb or Dee salmon if you are lucky enough to know a good fisherman.
A "breathable" tensile awning shade netting would definitely be in order, creating a micro climate, reducing temperatures by up to 15 per cent for humans and as much as 25pc for vehicles parked underneath, rendering some relief to dry roasted Customs guys, wet roasted drivers and passengers!
Favoured by mild winds in the winter months, the lake's equable micro climate provides a perfect backdrop for a fantastic holiday, and you won't fail to be charmed by the lake's peaceful and relaxed surroundings.
Re-planting existing trees will help to ensure that the design of both public and private spaces are engaging, visually striking, practical and above all, suitable given the climate in the UAE".He added, "To help balance Arzanah's micro climate and the eco system as a whole, the landscape plan will provide shade and colour as they line the streets and contour the garden areas of each new neighborhood being created at Arzanah".Arzanah is a 1.4 million square metre fully integrated development encompassing residential, commercial, sports and leisure components.
"Whether you blame global warming, or climate change, this lady's garden probably has a micro climate - a warm sunny spot - where her daffodils have flourished.
The three Natick selections receiving top honors were Interceptor Body Armor; the Modular Integrated Communication Helmet (MICH)/Advanced Combat Helmet; and Micro Climate Cooling Body Garment, all from the Individual Protection Directorate (IPD), and were on display at the ceremony.