Micrometeorology



[mahy-kroh-mee-tee-uh-rol-uh-jee] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˌmi ti əˈrɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
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.
/ˌmaɪkrəʊˌmiːtɪəˈrɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of the layer of air immediately above the earth and of small-scale meteorological processes
micrometeorology
(mī’krō-mē’tē-ə-rŏl’ə-jē)
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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