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Notes concerning climatic and floristic regions of Eritrea

Paolo Nastasi

Notes concerning climatic and floristic regions of Eritrea

by Paolo Nastasi

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Published by Istituto italo-africano in [Rome] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Eritrea,
  • Eritrea.
    • Subjects:
    • Climatic zones -- Eritrea.,
    • Botany -- Eritrea.,
    • Eritrea -- Climate.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 43).

      StatementPaolo Nastasi.
      SeriesStudi e ricerche ;, 12, Studi e ricerche (Istituto italo-africano) ;, 12.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC991.E92 E76 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination43 p. :
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL560105M
      ISBN 108885320155
      LC Control Number96143662
      OCLC/WorldCa36393372

      The European Environment Agency divides Europe into 11 biogeographical regions, based on prevailing climate and proximity to bodies of water (EEA, ). Regions most germane to this discussion are the Atlantic, Black Sea, Continental and Pannonian, with Continental occupying by far the largest area (Finnie et al., ). Temperate forests. Highland climates occur in mountainous regions. A highland climate zone is composed of several areas whose climates are like those found in flat terrain. Because air temperature decreases with increasing elevation in the mountains, each climate area is restricted to a certain range of altitude.

        The present study describes the riparian floristic communities along an altitude gradient on the Walga River in the southwestern Ethiopia. These floristic composition groups are characterized by species richness, diversity, and evenness matrices and correlated with livestock grazing and browsing, human disturbance, and altitude.   Koeppen’s scheme Of Classification Of Climate The most widely used classification of climate is the empirical climate classification scheme developed by V. Koeppen. Koeppen identified a close relationship between the distribution of vegetation and climate. He selected certain values of temperature and precipitation and related them to the distribution of .

      The climate in Ethiopia varies considerably between regions. It is generally hotter in the lowlands and temperate on the plateau. At Addis Ababa, which ranges from 2, to 2, m (7, to 8, ft), maximum temperature is 26 °C ( °F) and minimum 4 °C ( °F). The cluster analysis concerning floristic composition of the vegetation types had strong support for up to five groups. Temperate Savanna (TMS) is the most dissimilar vegetation type, followed by one group of units from the Mata Atlântica biome and another group composed of the remaining units of the Pampa biome.


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Notes concerning climatic and floristic regions of Eritrea by Paolo Nastasi Download PDF EPUB FB2

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