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Microclimate and local climate, 2016


Barry, R.G, Blanken, P.D


Microclimate and local climate, Cambridge University Press, 32 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10013
NWT Accession Number: NWT1900
978-1-107-14562-7

Abstract

This book provides an up-to-date, comprehensive treatment of the variables and processes of microclimate and local climate, including radiation balance and energy balance. It describes and explains the climate within the lower atmosphere and upper soil, the region critical to life on Earth. Topics that are covered include not only the physical processes that affect microclimate, but also biological processes that affect vegetation and animals, including people. A geographic tour of the microclimates of the major ecosystems around the world is included. All major biomes and surface types, including urban areas, are examined, and the effects of climate change on microclimate are described. This book is invaluable for advanced students and researchers in climatology in departments of environmental science, geography, meteorology, agricultural science, and forestry.

Keywords

climatology, microclimate, macroclimate, energy balance, radiation,bBioclimatology, remote sensing

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Niwot Ridge

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Climatology/meteorology

Citation

Barry, R.G, Blanken, P.D, (2016) Microclimate and local climate. Microclimate and local climate, Cambridge University Press, 32 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10013 978-1-107-14562-7,

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement #DEB-1637686. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necesarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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