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climatic alteration

Definition

The slow variation of climatic characteristics over time at a given place. This may be indicated by the geological record in the long term, by changes in the landforms in the intermediate term, and by vegetation changes in the short term. (Source: WHIT)

Themes
  • climate
  • natural dynamics
Groups
  • EFFECTS, IMPACTS
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/1470