bioclimatology

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bioclimatology

[¦bī·ō‚klī·mə′täl·ə·jē]
(ecology)
The study of the effects of the natural environment on living organisms.
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The basis of the methodological approach of rationing crops water consumption is a technique in which a bioclimatic model of water consumption evaluation has been previously used, followed by the establishment of irrigation norm by solving the equation of the water balance of irrigated field (Karpenko et al.
Bioclimatic predictors for supporting ecological applications in the conterminous United States.
org) and bioclimatic layers (11 layers of temperatures and 8 precipitation indices) (Table I) were obtained from WorldClim ver.
edu/~schapire/maxent) was used to predict the geographic distribution of the Eurasian green woodpecker under present (1950-2000) and reconstructed past (Last Glacial Maximum, 22000 years ago) bioclimatic conditions.
By using a variety of tools, including ecosystem and bioclimatic models, palaeodata, and global case studies, the book provides a thorough picture of modern ecosystems from a dynamic perspective.
A secondary step is to design for the macro- and microclimate of the site by adoption of suitable bioclimatic design principles.
Extended periods of high temperature and drought that extend for more than seven months with erratic precipitation and presence of low- quality forages clearly describe the bioclimatic
World Trade Centers boast of indigenous Energy Efficient Bioclimatic office spaces, premium residential spaces, ultra-modern clubs, and state-of the-art food complex.
It characterizes the resource of ecosystems through the index averaging the following parameters (in scores): specific phytomass supply (the total of live aboveground organs and underground organs of plants in the values of absolute dry weight (tons per hectare)); specific productivity (the gain in phytomass for one year per unit of square); natural fertility of soil; yield of grain crops; bioclimatic parameters; the soil and ecology index (SEI).
The building uses geothermic energy and is thus a model of bioclimatic architecture.