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.
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Norris held research interests in plant ecology, vegetation surveys in Ohio and Tennessee, microclimatology, morphology and growth patterns.
Aim of this paper is to show how CFD building resolving models can be used to improve the understanding of microclimatology in urban areas and test urban parameterizations for mesoscale models.
Additionally, we measured precipitation in order to determine if the urban area had a discernable impact on precipitation microclimatology in spite of the very short period of record.