Climates at (Very) Small Scales ENVS 110 10-15-2008 Influences on micro climate Proximity to ground Vegetation cover (e.g. grass, forest, shading) Proximity to water Vegetation height (e.g., surface roughness wind speed) Local climates Forest climates
ENVS 110 10-15-2008
(e.g., surface roughness wind speed)
Five major climate types:
e.g., distribution of deserts, rainforests, prairies etc.