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 DeCS Categories

SP8 Disasters .
SP8.473 Risk 17142 .
SP8.473.654 Hazards .
SP8.473.654.377 Environment .
SP8.473.654.377.012 Adaptation .
SP8.473.654.552 Hydrology .
SP8.473.654.552.392 Ice Barrier .
SP8.473.654.587 Meteorology .
SP8.473.654.587.437 Anticyclone .
SP8.473.654.587.437.356 Continental Anticyclone .
SP8.473.654.587.472 Climate .
SP8.473.654.587.472.389 Continental Climate .
SP8.473.654.587.472.398 Maritime Climate .
SP8.473.654.587.502 Rainy Season .
SP8.473.654.587.507 Dry Season .
SP8.473.654.622 Oceanography .
SP8.473.654.622.672 Tide 22651 .
SP8.473.654.622.672.587 Falling Tide .
SP8.473.654.692 Techniques, Measures, Measurement Equipment .
SP8.473.654.692.792 Techniques .
SP8.473.654.692.792.689 Geographic Mapping .
SP8.473.654.692.792.689.689 Climatography .
SP8.473.654.692.792.734 Remote Sounding .
SP8.473.654.692.792.734.927 Meteorological Sounding .
 
 Terms
 Synonyms & Historicals
Documents
LILACS e MDL
 
Maritime Climate .
The climate of regions adjacent to the sea, characterized by small diurnal or annual (or both) amplitudes of temperature, and by high relative humidity. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990) .
1.00
10
 
Continental Climate .
The typical climate of the interior of continents characterized by the large annual or daily amplitude of the temperature (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990) .
0.66
00
 
Meteorological Sounding .
Determination of the profile of the atmosphere at different altitudes, usually by means of radio or satellite signals. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990) .
0.54
00
 
Dry Season .
In a tropical climate, period of the year characterized by very low or absence of rainfall (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990) .
0.53
180
 
Ice Barrier .
Ice Pack .
Pack Ice .
In the polar regions, the mass of ice formed by the freezing of sea water (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990) .
0.53
00
 
Adaptation .
Degree of Adaptability .
Life Skills .
The process and the result of physical, biological and psychological changes of an organism or a population in order to adjust to given environmental conditions. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990) .
0.53
2650
 
Continental Anticyclone .
Anticyclone situated over a continent during the cold season, caused mainly by prolonged cooling of the earth's surface and by low temperatures in the lower layers of the atmosphere (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990) .
0.52
00
 
Rainy Season .
Green Season .
Wet Season .
Term used mainly in tropical regions for the annually recurring period of high rainfall which is preceded and followed by dry periods. In the latitudes concerned, this season is often the cause of flood disaters. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990) .
0.52
170
 
Falling Tide .
Receding movement of the sea water or reflux of the tide (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990) .
0.51
00
 
Climatography .
Numerical presentation of the components of a region's climate by the use of maps, charts, graphs, models, diagrams, texts, etc (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990) .
0.51
00