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Environmental
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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.

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