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Climate As a Factor in Regional Planning

  • Vernon Meentemeyer
Part of the Springer Series on Environmental Management book series (SSEM)

Abstract

There may be no greater constraint on the biota and human societies of a region than climate. Climate can be viewed as a resource, offering immense benefits, but it also can produce episodic “events” that are hazardous to living things. Along with the topography (Chapter 3), it provides the foundation on which all land-water processes take place.

Keywords

Heat Flux Water Balance Field Capacity Latent Heat Flux Regional Planning 
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