aridity index


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aridity index

[ə′rid·əd·ē ‚in‚deks]
(climatology)
An index of the degree of water deficiency below water need at any given station; a measure of aridity.
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To evaluate the thermal comfort and design right from the signs used in the two categories in the table shown below (this index are indicators of moisture that H is displayed and Aridity index with A shown a)
There was a positive correlation between stand aridity as determined by the De Martonne aridity index and 1-PS-contents both in leafs and stems of Scots Pine mistletoe.
The results are synthetically presented in Figure 2, where the blackened spaces correspond to an aridity index that is higher than 6.
Climatic stress due to high temperatures and droughts are characterized as crop growth index and aridity index, respectively.
A] is De Martonne aridity index, P is the total annual precipitation (mm), and [T.
0] and De Martonne aridity index in the Caspian region during the two past decades.