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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These bioclimatic maps were designed to help in planning and implementing agriculture and range development in the Algerian arid zone [12,16].
The climatological characteristics of the original area were analyzed, and the resulting bioclimatic indicators were extrapolated to the Argentine territory.
The occurrence points collected in the literature data and bioclimatic variables were used to predict the species distribution in Brazil.
Key words: Arid climate, bioclimatic model, cultivated lands, evaporation, groundwater model, irrigation, underground water table, water supply.
These data help to establish the bioclimates within the Mediterranean macrobioclimate at each station (pluviseasonal oceanic: mepo; xeric oceanic: mexo; desertic oceanic: medo), as well as the thermo-ombroclimatic types (isobioclimates) and to deduce the different indices that show other bioclimatic characters.
Indeed, it is known that the spherical shape is the most compact design to ensure consistent bioclimatic design.
This region belongs to subhumid bioclimatic stage with temperate winter according to data of 1998 to 2013.
The two leading models describing the effect of seasons on suicide are the bioclimatic and socio-demographic models.
To analyse and suggest solutions for bioclimatic and other problems in the internal environment of the agro-industrial buildings, the application of mathematical and computational modeling is increasingly used and becoming important (Norton et al., 2009).
In particular, the development of polyolefin based plastic heat absorbers for energy management in bioclimatic buildings; and the development of plasma and other surface treatment methods to improve adhesion of polyethylene packaging resins are evidence of the successes of the research collaboration between the two institutions.