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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This information can be used to identify the ecosystems that are most susceptible to invasion and can also be integrated into risk analysis and bioclimatic and agronomic models to estimate, and subsequently mitigate, the likelihood of invasion (Barney and DiTomaso 2008).
A strong potential for the application of bioclimatic principles exists because solar gains are significant and masking effects are low.
Perched on a wooded hillside overlooking the sea, the building uses local bamboo and actively explores the principles of bioclimatic design in tempering the hot, humid climate.
Mustafa will talk about the lessons learned from traditional architecture suchas bioclimatic architecture applications, which can be implemented as a poverty housing solution.
Key Masterplan design features include:o Appropriate orientation of the overall village and buildings to minimise heat island effect; utilizing bioclimatic studies.
We used 19 bioclimatic variables from the WorldClim global 0.
Using a Geographic Information System (GIS) and appropriate climate information, the envelope approach infers the species' bioclimatic profile, a species-specific feature (actually, a subset of the fundamental ecological niche) that gives us a rough insight into their presumed tolerance limits, at least with respect to the variables used to build the model.
16 E 3:40 CLIMATE ENVELOPE MODELING IN CALIFORNIA SAGE SCRUB: DEFINING THE BIOCLIMATIC NICHE E.
Bioclimatic housing; innovative designs for warm climates.