Microclimate: The climate of a very small area.Clothing: Fabric or other material used to cover the body.Wind: The motion of air relative to the earth's surface.Environment, Controlled: A state in which the environs of hospitals, laboratories, domestic and animal housing, work places, spacecraft, and other surroundings are under technological control with regard to air conditioning, heating, lighting, humidity, ventilation, and other ambient features. The concept includes control of atmospheric composition. (From Jane's Aerospace Dictionary, 3d ed)Acer: A plant genus of the family ACERACEAE, best known for trees with palmately lobed leaves.Meteorological Concepts: The atmospheric properties, characteristics and other atmospheric phenomena especially pertaining to WEATHER or CLIMATE.Dibutyryl Cyclic GMP: N-(1-Oxobutyl)-cyclic 3',5'-(hydrogen phosphate)-2'-butanoate guanosine. A derivative of cyclic GMP. It has a higher resistance to extracellular and intracellular phosphodiesterase than cyclic GMP.Jejunum: The middle portion of the SMALL INTESTINE, between DUODENUM and ILEUM. It represents about 2/5 of the remaining portion of the small intestine below duodenum.Climate: The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Trees: Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.Humidity: A measure of the amount of WATER VAPOR in the air.Plant Transpiration: The loss of water vapor by plants to the atmosphere. It occurs mainly from the leaves through pores (stomata) whose primary function is gas exchange. The water is replaced by a continuous column of water moving upwards from the roots within the xylem vessels. (Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)Skin Temperature: The TEMPERATURE at the outer surface of the body.Air Microbiology: The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in the air. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.Ecosystem: A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Monosaccharides: Simple sugars, carbohydrates which cannot be decomposed by hydrolysis. They are colorless crystalline substances with a sweet taste and have the same general formula CnH2nOn. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Dithiothreitol: A reagent commonly used in biochemical studies as a protective agent to prevent the oxidation of SH (thiol) groups and for reducing disulphides to dithiols.Cities: A large or important municipality of a country, usually a major metropolitan center.Body Temperature Regulation: The processes of heating and cooling that an organism uses to control its temperature.Hydrogen-Ion Concentration: The normality of a solution with respect to HYDROGEN ions; H+. It is related to acidity measurements in most cases by pH = log 1/2[1/(H+)], where (H+) is the hydrogen ion concentration in gram equivalents per liter of solution. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Dipeptides: Peptides composed of two amino acid units.Microelectrodes: Electrodes with an extremely small tip, used in a voltage clamp or other apparatus to stimulate or record bioelectric potentials of single cells intracellularly or extracellularly. (Dorland, 28th ed)Intestinal Absorption: Uptake of substances through the lining of the INTESTINES.Intestinal Mucosa: Lining of the INTESTINES, consisting of an inner EPITHELIUM, a middle LAMINA PROPRIA, and an outer MUSCULARIS MUCOSAE. In the SMALL INTESTINE, the mucosa is characterized by a series of folds and abundance of absorptive cells (ENTEROCYTES) with MICROVILLI.Seasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Amiloride: A pyrazine compound inhibiting SODIUM reabsorption through SODIUM CHANNELS in renal EPITHELIAL CELLS. This inhibition creates a negative potential in the luminal membranes of principal cells, located in the distal convoluted tubule and collecting duct. Negative potential reduces secretion of potassium and hydrogen ions. Amiloride is used in conjunction with DIURETICS to spare POTASSIUM loss. (From Gilman et al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 9th ed, p705)Temperature: The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.GeorgiaHomeless Persons: Persons who have no permanent residence. The concept excludes nomadic peoples.PhilippinesBees: Insect members of the superfamily Apoidea, found almost everywhere, particularly on flowers. About 3500 species occur in North America. They differ from most WASPS in that their young are fed honey and pollen rather than animal food.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Homeless Youth: Runaway and homeless children and adolescents living on the streets of cities and having no fixed place of residence.Oceanography: The science that deals with the ocean and its phenomena. (Webster, 3d ed)Digestive System Processes: Biological actions and events that constitute the functions of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.Earth (Planet): Planet that is the third in order from the sun. It is one of the four inner or terrestrial planets of the SOLAR SYSTEM.Hydrology: Science dealing with the properties, distribution, and circulation of water on and below the earth's surface, and atmosphere.Climate Change: Any significant change in measures of climate (such as temperature, precipitation, or wind) lasting for an extended period (decades or longer). It may result from natural factors such as changes in the sun's intensity, natural processes within the climate system such as changes in ocean circulation, or human activities.Awards and PrizesNobel PrizeAggression: Behavior which may be manifested by destructive and attacking action which is verbal or physical, by covert attitudes of hostility or by obstructionism.Social Dominance: Social structure of a group as it relates to the relative social rank of dominance status of its members. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)Competitive Behavior: The direct struggle between individuals for environmental necessities or for a common goal.Tilapia: A freshwater fish used as an experimental organism and for food. This genus of the family Cichlidae (CICHLIDS) inhabits Central and South America (one species extends north into Texas), West Indies, Africa, Madagascar, Syria, and coastal India.Cyprinodontiformes: An order of fish with eight families and numerous species of both egg-laying and livebearing fish. Families include Cyprinodontidae (egg-laying KILLIFISHES;), FUNDULIDAEl; (topminnows), Goodeidae (Mexican livebearers), Jenynsiidae (jenynsiids), Poeciliidae (livebearers), Profundulidae (Middle American killifishes), Aplocheilidae, and Rivulidae (rivulines). In the family Poeciliidae, the guppy and molly belong to the genus POECILIA.Indigo Carmine: Indolesulfonic acid used as a dye in renal function testing for the detection of nitrates and chlorates, and in the testing of milk.Fantasy: An imagined sequence of events or mental images, e.g., daydreams.Pseudotsuga: A plant genus in the family PINACEAE, order Pinales, class Pinopsida, division Coniferophyta. They are coniferous evergreen trees with long, flat, spirally arranged needles that grow directly from the branch.BooksScience: The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.Books, Illustrated: Books containing photographs, prints, drawings, portraits, plates, diagrams, facsimiles, maps, tables, or other representations or systematic arrangement of data designed to elucidate or decorate its contents. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983, p114)Medicine in Literature: Written or other literary works whose subject matter is medical or about the profession of medicine and related areas.
  • Inhabitat spoke with CEO and founder James Rogers about the product, which forms a micro-climate around each piece of food so it lasts around double the amount of time it would untreated - at least. (inhabitat.com)
  • It's tempting to want to start gardening, but if you select plants for your zone and plant at the appropriate time for your climate, you'll be more successful. (highcountrygardens.com)
  • CCBA), the inability to drink fluids for extended periods of time, the high of heat stress exposures among mine rescue workers in underground level of activity and exertion required to perform duties, and the potential mines. (cdc.gov)
  • We can now show for the first time that such relationships in the extremely species-rich subtropics and tropics follow their own dynamics. (upi.com)
  • After the event, nursery stock from heat-tolerant parents showed two to three times less bleaching across species than nursery stock from less tolerant parents. (pnas.org)
  • Such locations provide abundant light, warm microclimate and diverse structure which result in high species diversity. (birdlife.org)
  • However, with time the vegetation will develop into scrub and then forest losing a great number of rare and threatened species on the way. (birdlife.org)
  • At the same time, there is an opportunity to promote biodiversity of species and habitats that are rare in Germany and across Europe. (birdlife.org)
  • In general, higher PM concentration was recorded for night-time and early morning, especially after daytime overheating events (with temperatures above 35°C). We also found that long-transport mechanisms and complex interactions between prevailing and local winds could have played a major role, making it difficult to establish definite correlations between PMs and single environmental parameters. (eurekalert.org)
  • Also, these results cannot address the question of whether the recent warming is exceptional over the long term -- borehole temperatures are highly smoothed by diffusion, and the farther back in time, the greater the diffusion. (realclimate.org)
  • Your outdoor landscape likely contains a variety of microclimates, where temperatures vary slightly from the norm, which you can use to customize your planting strategies and maybe even broaden your planting options. (maximumyield.com)
  • In climates where intense summer heat can prevent pollination, you can adjust tomato planting time to work around the heat and humidity that can deter pollination and encourage bacterial and fungal growth. (lovetoknow.com)
  • It also aims to Iind out the available methods to increase the outdoor pedestrian thermal comIort level in hot and dry urban microclimates, in addition to understand how CFD simulation method can inIluence the urban space design and planning processes. (scribd.com)
  • 2003). Pedestrian satisIaction level with the thermal environment is one oI the important subjective indications that determine the amount oI time to spend in outdoor public spaces. (scribd.com)
  • The three best proxies for thermal tolerance were response to experimental heat stress, location on the reef, and thermal microclimate. (pnas.org)
  • The increasing number oI buildings in a city, reduction oI vegetation areas and the use oI warm building and ground surIace materials aIIect the conditions oI microclimate in urban spaces, which can inIluence the use oI outdoor space. (scribd.com)
  • Regression models that explicitly accounted for a time lag between neighborhood socio-economic characteristics and vegetation response explained more variation in vegetation cover than models that ignored the effects of time. (springer.com)
  • Over time, housing density had a positive relationship with vegetation cover, reflecting an increase in vegetation as neighborhoods develop. (springer.com)
  • The brushy vegetation there provides a suitable microclimate for these vector ticks as well as food and cover for the animals that serve as hosts for the ticks' subadult stages. (cdc.gov)
  • The therapy in the microclimate tunnel is suitable for chronic and chronic respiratory diseases, bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, COPD, chronic inflammation of the upper respiratory tract such as nose, throat, larynx, paranasal sinuses, especially if they are due to allergic causes. (bad-bleiberg.at)
  • Kupatt is chief technology officer for a company called Crop Microclimate Management Inc., known as CMM Inc. So far, the company has targeted high-value crops, mostly outside the U.S. It's beginning to work in high-value crops in the key growing regions for specialty crops in the U.S., such as California. (beefmagazine.com)
  • Monarchs on the west coast find similar conditions, known as a microclimate, in California. (sj-r.com)
  • The purest of rock salt, dug from European Salt Caves 300 meters below ground, is mixed with air and then pumped into the room to create a unique, microclimate atmosphere. (beliefnet.com)
  • Research has shown that the effect of dry highly dispersible aerosol of natural rock salt and other factors of a microclimate have shown to cleanse the respiratory tract and the body as a whole. (beliefnet.com)
  • There was a time I might have assumed that the growth rate of their corn crop wouldn't matter much to the Chinos. (sandiegoreader.com)
  • Tomato time It's usually warm enough in most areas to plant the so-called main crop tomatoes - all the heirlooms, 'Big Boys' and beefsteaks. (latimes.com)
  • The high variability within and among riparian areas poses challenges in developing efficient sampling and modeling approaches that accurately quantify riparian forest structure and riparian microclimate. (usda.gov)
  • That is, one of the most powerful approaches in managing microclimate is the same approach integral in skin management more generally - use of 24-hour program to relieve contact with seating surfaces. (medicco.cz)
  • This time of year it is difficult to find transplants, so your best bet is to get the veggies that you like by direct sowing of seeds. (kcchronicle.com)
  • The second study was initiated to update commercial nitrogen fertilizer recommendations for irrigated corn in the Pacific Northwest and evaluate alternative application timing and controlled release nitrogen fertilizers. (usda.gov)
  • Both low-lying and shady areas in the garden can be microclimates because the environmental conditions in these locations are consistently different from those in the garden as a whole. (maximumyield.com)
  • This study focuses on the marathon races, which are held outside for a prolonged time, and evaluates the potential heat stress of marathon runners using the COMFA (COMfort FormulA) Human Heat Balance (HBB) Model. (mdpi.com)
  • Set up sprinklers well in advance of anticipated heat stress because cattle take time to adapt to changes. (ndsu.edu)
  • To determine the optimal time for your area, check your USDA planting zone for anticipated frost dates. (lovetoknow.com)
  • We used the field microclimatic data in conjunction with these measurements of photosynthetic efficiency to estimate the amount of time the hypolithic cyanobacteria could be photosynthetically active in the field. (usgs.gov)
  • The primary benefit of this study is to enable missions that would otherwise be too technologically challenging and/or expensive, in particular those that would involve long periods of time without direct solar input or RTGs, the availability of which may be limited in the future. (caltech.edu)
  • Though planting a vegetable garden is probably easier than you think, there are some definite things to consider when planting a garden for the first time. (wikihow.com)
  • While USDA gardening zones give a general indication of planting opportunities and limitations for your region, a good microclimate can often give you some wiggle room within these guidelines. (lovetoknow.com)
  • Friday, Feb. 24, and Saturday the 25th, will stick in my memory for a good long time. (mvtimes.com)
  • It's also a good time to plant bougainvillea, but investigate any variety you are considering to see if it grows well in your particular microclimate. (latimes.com)
  • And in that time there has been a huge amount of scientific discovery, political advances, and new history that's been written. (hightimes.com)
  • We develop detectors to localize cold air pools in both time and space, and carry out simulation studies to assess their performance under different microclimatic and sensor-performance conditions. (oregonstate.edu)
  • Think of indoor gardening as a premier, man-made microclimate, a limited area within a larger locale where somewhat different atmospheric conditions are in effect. (maximumyield.com)
  • Although twenty years is a short time period, the 1987-2007 trend is statistically significant (at p (realclimate.org)
  • Part 1 focused on which factors are involved in seating microclimate and who is most at risk, including a difficult clinical lesson in my earlier days so you don't make the same mistake. (medicco.cz)
  • For each case of cooling vests, and supplying water through the CCBA masks, were inves- heat illness, many cases of impairments to judgment and reaction times tigated. (cdc.gov)
  • Evaluate your water supply lines and ensure you have sufficient water pressure and flow capacity to keep troughs full during times of peak water consumption. (ndsu.edu)
  • Fill it twice each time you water. (latimes.com)
  • Sow or sod lawns Kids, dogs and lack of water can leave bald spots in lawns, and this month is the perfect time to try a patch or repair. (latimes.com)
  • It was indeed beautiful, except for the three times I saw a big animal go after and capture a small animal in nature. (beliefnet.com)
  • If feeding multiple times daily, consider feeding a small meal in the morning and a larger portion of the diet later in the afternoon. (ndsu.edu)
  • If you live in an area where daily highs regularly soar above this level, you will need to alter planting time to work around the hottest part of the season. (lovetoknow.com)
  • It would be our first time up to ride the area. (mtbr.com)
  • In times when automated driving is becoming increasingly relevant, dynamic simulators present an appropriate simulation environment to faithfully reproduce driving scenarios. (sae.org)
  • Worth noting is that while some tree rings are used (which can't be avoided, as there simply aren't any other data for some time periods), the reconstruction relies equally on coral records, which are not subject to the same potential (though often-overstated) issues at low frequencies. (realclimate.org)
  • Data were analyzed by two-way (Trials x Time) repeated measures ANOVA. (cdc.gov)
  • The microclimate tunnel is a state-recognized natural healing resources in Bad Bleiberg. (bad-bleiberg.at)
  • no impide el rendimiento del operador y permite a los usuarios de gafas bifocales mantener la cabeza en una posici n natural y no tirada hacia atr s. (ilo.org)