microclimatology


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microclimatology

[¦mī·krō‚klī·mə′täl·ə·jē]
(climatology)
The study of a microclimate, including the study of profiles of temperature, moisture and wind in the lowest stratum of air, the effect of the vegetation and of shelterbelts, and the modifying effect of towns and buildings.
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In the following sections the main reasons behind the complexity of the urban microclimatology are outlined (section 2).
Typically forecasters use their own experience with the microclimatology of a given location combined with the objective MOS forecasts available for one or more surrounding stations to subjectively produce the forecast for that city.
"Climatology and Microclimatology", Canberra, 1956.
Comparative field studies of water relations, microclimatology, and plant demography identified environmental factors that limited reproduction and seedling establishment by L.