Microclimate: The Biological Environment
John Wiley & Sons, Sep 22, 1983 - Nature - 495 pages
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.
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Modification of the Soil Temperature and Moisture Regimes
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