climatic controls

climatic controls

[klī′mad·ik kən′trōlz]
(climatology)
The relatively permanent factors which govern the general nature of the climate of a portion of the earth, including solar radiation, distribution of land and water masses, elevation and large-scale topography, and ocean currents.
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Juneau: The meeting will balance invited talks, roundtable discussions, pop-ups, and poster presentations about climatic controls on continental erosion and sediment transport.
These include treatments of early Palaeozoic ichnofabrics, the tracefossil record of mass extinctions, climatic controls on trace-fossil distribution, and the stratigraphic ranges of borings.
Although broad links between climatic factors and coccidioidomycosis have been established, the identification of simple and robust relationships linking climatic controls to seasonal timing and outbreaks of the disease has remained elusive.
In this article I aim to identify simple and robust relationships linking climatic controls to seasonal timing and outbreaks of the disease, which until now have remained elusive and poorly understood.
Second, in evaluating climatic controls on coccidioidomycosis, the critical date is the date of exposure (spore inhalation) rather than the case report date.
With regard to analyzing the hypothesized climatic controls on coccidioidomycosis, the most relevant information to extract from the incidence data is the date that each patient most likely inhaled the fungal spore (i.e., exposure date).
Energy-efficient sodium lights are delivering an extra 10,000 lux of light desired by the delicate salad vegetable for 18 hours a day and computerised climatic controls ensure that the plants are grown at optimum conditions.
The comparison of outlet glacier behaviour will provide an insight into the climatic controls on glacier behaviour, in particular the roles of the Southern Westerlies and the Southern Oscillation, or El Nino.
He paid pounds 500,000 to refurbish a gallery at London's Royal Academy and equip it with the latest climatic controls to protect the paintings.
Key words: aboveground net primary production; AVHRR/NOAA; climatic controls; global change; grasslands; multivariate analysis; Normalized Difference Vegetation Index; regional analysis; seasonality; shrublands.
3) What are the main climatic controls of the differences in NDVI?
To analyze the climatic control on the spatial variability of NDVI we used both the long-term average and the current-year data (1991).