Microclimate: The Biological Environment

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 22, 1983 - Nature - 495 pages
2 Reviews
The radiation balance; 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; Evapotranspiration and evaporation; 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.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Soil Heat Flux and Soil Temperature
94
Air Temperature and Sensible Heat Transfer
117
Wind and Turbulent Transfer
134
Atmospheric Humidity and Dew
167
Modification of the Soil Temperature and Moisture Regimes
190
Evaporation and Evapotranspiration
209
Field Photosynthesis Respiration and the Carbon Balance
288
Windbreaks and Shelter Effects
331
Frost and Frost Control
368
New Approaches
391
Human and Animal Biometeorology
425
Author Index
469
Subject Index
481
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