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macroclimate

the meteorological conditions pertaining over a large area or region, more usually referred to as the climate of that area. see MICROCLIMATE.
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These series of national and state policies created a hostile macroclimate, also emulated in SFRA's city plan.
Meentemeyer, "Macroclimate the lignin control of litter decomposition rates," Ecology, vol.
"These results suggest that recent forest canopy closure in northern hemisphere temperate forests has buffered the impacts of macroclimate warming on ground-layer plant communities, thus slowing changes in community composition," they wrote.
EMA provides information about the business environment, competitors, industry trends, macroclimate and conducting marketing campaigns in order to increase effectiveness of marketing campaigns.
Introduction of FAR of MINB 2007, bylaws, would ensure provision of mandatory open spaces around the building for sufficient light and ventilation to the building and vegetation to grow and reduce chances of any impacts to the macroclimate. By creating 50% of the open space to be unpaved within each built up area, the development site would allow more rain water to recharge the ground water table.
He said: "No matter what you do, the microclimate created may not survive the macroclimate. It could also be very expensive.
It shows the climate of western part of Black Sea and Mediterranean Macroclimate as well as the climate of Marmara region.
The impact of varying the DV temperature from 18[degrees]C to 20[degrees]C (64.4[degrees]F to 68[degrees]F) on the macroclimate air temperature is clear on all heights, although it is amplified on the lower levels where the DV supply is installed.
Finally, the critical temperature for mating and oviposition in natural conditions needs further study with respect to biophysical models that incorporate microclimate, macroclimate, the insect body, and behavior.
These results suggest that litter decomposition as a process has differentiated between these two vegetation types, despite their close proximity and similar macroclimate and soil type, to favor the decomposition of the dominant vegetation type.
Within the general concept of climate as meteorological or phisico-geografical phenomena and, we differ macroclimate, mezoklimate and microclimate.