Local climate in the Copper Basin of Tennessee as modified by the removal of vegetation

  • Authors: Hursh, C. R.
  • Publication Year: 1948
  • Publication Series: Circular
  • Source: USDA Circular

Abstract

Climate in the generally used sense is determined by physical conditions over which man has no control, namely: latitude, prevailing wind, topography, and nearness to the ocean or continental interior. Locally, certain elements of climate, such as temperature, wind, evaporation, and rainfall, are modified by altitude, topography, direction of exposure, bodies of water, and vegetation. The extent of these modifications defines and characterizes the local climate.

  • Citation: Hursh, C. R. 1948. Local climate in the Copper Basin of Tennessee as modified by the removal of vegetation., United States Department of Agriculture Circular 774, Washington, D.C., USA.
  • Posted Date: August 18, 2022
  • Modified Date: August 18, 2022
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