micrometeorology

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micrometeorology

[mahy-kroh-mee-tee-uh-rol-uh-jee]
noun
the study of local and small-scale atmospheric phenomena, usually confined to the physical and dynamic occurrences within a shallow stratum of air adjacent to the ground.


Origin:
1925–30; micro- + meteorology

micrometeorological [mahy-kroh-mee-tee-er-uh-loj-i-kuhl] , adjective
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micrometeorology (ˌmaɪkrəʊˌmiːtɪəˈrɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the study of the layer of air immediately above the earth and of small-scale meteorological processes

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micrometeorology   (mī'krō-mē'tē-ə-rŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The branch of meteorology that deals with weather conditions on a small scale, both in terms of space and time. For example, weather conditions lasting less than a day in the area immediately surrounding a smokestack, a building, or a mountain are studied in micrometeorlogy.
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Example sentences
According to micrometeorology, solar radiation and vapor pressure difference
  are function of transpiration.
Basic instrumentation and measurement for plant environment and
  micrometeorology.
Micrometeorology, topography, and fuel characteristics can be used to predict
  the intensity of fires across a landscape.
Effects of face system operation on the micrometeorology of a loblolly pine
  stand.
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