The Climatic and National-Economic Influence of Forests John Nisbet

ISBN: 9781331971108

Published: September 27th 2015

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The Climatic and National-Economic Influence of Forests  by  John Nisbet

The Climatic and National-Economic Influence of Forests by John Nisbet
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 30 pages | ISBN: 9781331971108 | 10.70 Mb

Excerpt from The Climatic and National-Economic Influence of ForestsIt was not until the year 1867 that exact scientific observations were undertaken on any extensive scale to determine the actual influence which forests have in modifying theMoreExcerpt from The Climatic and National-Economic Influence of ForestsIt was not until the year 1867 that exact scientific observations were undertaken on any extensive scale to determine the actual influence which forests have in modifying the temperature of the air and of the soil within their own areas and over the surrounding tracts of country.

The first results were published by Professor Ebermayer in 1873 in his celebrated work, Die Physikalischen Einwirkungen des Waldes auf Luft und Boden.1. As regards Atmospheric Temperature. - From observations recorded between 471/2 and 491/2 latitude, averaging 540 metres (1,800 ft.) above sea-level, and with a mean distance of 900 metres (3,000 ft.) between the edge of the forest and the stations in the open, Ebermayer found the mean annual atmospheric temperature to be cooler in the forest than in the open by -He also recorded the temperature of the trees themselves, and found that they were invariably cooler than the atmosphere surrounding them during the active period of vegetation, whilst they were occasionally a little warmer during the winter period of inactivity.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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