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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.
the climate as described by standard meteorological information. Paints a broad picture of the weather as perceived by animals and humans, but has little relevance to pasture plants and pathogens.
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Sharp peaks can be observed during some periods due to macroclimatic
effects such as drought periods (El Nino phenomenon).
General distribution of vegetation follows the global macroclimatic
pattern of the Earth linked to latitude, although it is affected by regional impacts of mountain ranges.
The expanding paleological record of plant distribution patterns provides a much longer time perspective that can also be evaluated based on correlations with reconstructed macroclimatic
Zhang (1992) reported that in the family Rosaceae the percentage of variance explained by macroclimatic
factors (latitude) was lower than in other groups of plants, as vessel element and ray size were mainly influenced by habit.
circulation patterns with characteristics of floods and droughts at the mesoscale.
The field sites were selected to include two different macroclimatic
types: coastal and inland.