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- P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
- The local climate of a given site or habitat varying in size from a tiny crevice to a large
land area, but being usually characterized by considerable uniformity of climate over the site
involved and relatively local as compared to its enveloping macroclimate from which it differs
because of local climatic factors (such as elevation and exposure).
- Definition Source
- Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary.
Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service,
Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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