GEOG 408/808: Microclimate: The Biological Environment
Microclimate: The Biological Environment Crosslisted as AGRO 408/808, HORT 408/808, METR 408/808, NRES 408/808, WATS 408
Prereqs: Junior standing, MATH 106 or equivalent, 5 hrs physics, major in any of the physical or biological sciences or engineering; or permission.
Physical factors that create the biological environment. Radiation and energy balances of earth's surfaces, terrestrial and marine. Temperature, humidity, and wind regimes near the surface. Control of the physical environment through irrigation, windbreaks, frost protection, manipulation of light, and radiation. Applications to air pollution research. Instruments for measuring environmental conditions and remote sensing of the environment.