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Microclimate : The Biological Environment - Norman J. Rosenberg


The Biological Environment


Published: 22nd September 1983
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An up-to-date and much enlarged edition of this text on the microclimate, emphasizing its effect on plants, animals, and humans. Provides a basis for understanding environmental biophysics, then covers the prediction, manipulation, and management of the climate near the ground.

Soil Heat Flux and Soil Temperature.

Air Temperature and Sensible Heat Transfer.

Wind and Turbulent Transfer.

Atmospheric Humidity and Dew.

Modification of the Soil Temperature and Moisture Regimes.

Evaporation and Evapotranspiration.

Field Photosynthesis, Respiration, and the Carbon Balance.

Windbreaks and Shelter Effects.

Frost and Frost Control.

Water Use Efficiency in Crop Production: New Approaches.

Human and Animal Biometeorology.


ISBN: 9780471060666
ISBN-10: 0471060666
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 22nd September 1983
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.9 x 16.05  x 3.87
Weight (kg): 0.95
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised