biometeorology


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biometeorology

[¦bī·ō‚mēd·ē·ə′räl·ə·jē]
(biology)
The study of the relationship between living organisms and atmospheric phenomena.
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"Comparisons of Urban and Rural Bioclimatological Conditions in the Case of a Central-European City." International Journal of Biometeorology 43 (3): 139-144.
Gillespie, "Estimating outdoor thermal comfort using a cylindrical radiation thermometer and an energy budget model," International Journal of Biometeorology, vol.
Tsang-Jung, "Estimation of sensible heat, water vapor, and CO2 fluxes using the flux-variance method," International Journal of Biometeorology, vol.
Tang, "Heat wave impacts on mortality in Shanghai, 1998 and 2003," International Journal of Biometeorology, vol.
The relationship between weather and climate with health is covered by human Biometeorology which consists in assessing the impact of atmospheric influences on man and is one of the biggest problems encountered, the identification of significant meteorotropics reactions in a givenpopulation (2).
The Japanese Society of Biometeorology calculates heat stress levels from temperature, humidity and pulse, based on the relationship between WBGT (Wet-Bulb Globe Temperature), air temperature and humidity.
Increased awareness of how to prevent heat-related illness, which was promoted by public information campaigns implemented along with the energy-saving campaigns (Japanese Society of Biometeorology 2011), may have reduced the potential elevated risk of heat effects associated with reduced summer electricity consumption.
PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biometeorology and Hydrology, Horticulture and Landscape Engineering Faculty, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia, 2 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals.
"Thermal comfort in the humid tropics: Field experiments in air conditioned and naturally ventilated buildings in Singapore." International Journal of Biometeorology 34(4): 259-265.
Kabaya, "Biological activities caused by far-infrared radiation," International Journal of Biometeorology, vol.