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microclimate The atmospheric characteristics prevailing within a small space, usually in the layer near the ground that is affected by the ground surface. Special influences include the impact of vegetation cover on humidity (by evapotranspiration) and on temperature and winds. See also URBAN CLIMATES.

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microclimate

microclimate The atmospheric characteristics prevailing within a small space, usually in the layer near the ground that is affected by the ground surface. Special influences include the impact of vegetation cover on humidity (by evapotranspiration) and on temperature and winds. See also urban climates.

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"microclimate." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 28 Jun. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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microclimate

microclimate The atmospheric characteristics prevailing within a small space, usually in the layer near the ground that is affected by the ground surface. Special influences include the impact of vegetation cover on humidity (by evapotranspiration) and on temperature and winds.

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microclimate

microclimate The local climate of a small area or of a particular habitat, which is different from the macroclimate of the larger surrounding geographical area.

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"microclimate." A Dictionary of Biology. . Encyclopedia.com. 28 Jun. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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microclimate

microclimate The climate of a microhabitat.

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