climatology

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cli·ma·tol·o·gy

 (klī′mə-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The meteorological study of climates and their phenomena.

cli′ma·to·log′ic (-mə-tl-ŏj′ĭk), cli′ma·to·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
cli′ma·to·log′i·cal·ly adv.
cli′ma·tol′o·gist n.

climatology

(ˌklaɪməˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Physical Geography) the study of climate
climatologic, ˌclimatoˈlogical adj
ˌclimatoˈlogically adv
ˌclimaˈtologist n

cli•ma•tol•o•gy

(ˌklaɪ məˈtɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the science studying climates or climatic conditions.
[1835–45]
cli`ma•to•log′ic (-tlˈɒdʒ ɪk) cli`ma•to•log′i•cal, adj.
cli`ma•to•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
cli`ma•tol′o•gist, n.

cli·ma·tol·o·gy

(klī′mə-tŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of climates, including the causes and long-term effects of variation in regional and global climates.

climatology

the science that studies climate or climatic conditions. — climatologist, n.climatologic, climatological, adj.
See also: Weather
the science that studies climate or climatic conditions. — climatologist, n. — climatologic, climatological, adj.
See also: Climate
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.climatology - meteorology of climates and their phenomena
meteorology - the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)
bioclimatology - the study of effects of climate on living organisms
Translations
klimatologia
klimatologia
klimatologija
climatologia
klimatologie
klimatologi

climatology

[ˌklaɪməˈtɒlədʒɪ] Nclimatología f

climatology

nKlimatologie f, → Klimakunde f

climatology

[ˌklaɪməˈtɒlədʒɪ] nclimatologia
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Illustrated throughout with b&w and color diagrams, charts, and tables, the text is intended for specialists and interested non-specialists with some background in physical climatology.

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