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climatology

Syllabification: cli·ma·tol·o·gy
Pronunciation: /ˌklīməˈtäləjē
 
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Definition of climatology in English:

noun

The scientific study of climate.
Example sentences
  • The manuscripts provide a written testimony to the skill of African scientists, in astronomy, mathematics, chemistry, medicine and climatology in the Middle Ages.
  • Among these are astronomy, climatology, ecology, evolutionary biology, geology, and paleontology.
  • Such measurements of hours of bright sunshine have limitations when applied to the study of climatology of grapevines.

Derivatives

climatological

1
Pronunciation: /ˌklīmətlˈläjikəl/
adjective
Example sentences
  • These ‘anomalies’ describe the difference between anticipated rainfall and temperature and climatological average rainfall and temperature for spring or summer.
  • The climatological observatory was located 200 m from the variety trial plots.
  • Of the various climatological elements such as sunlight, humidity, temperature, rainfall, evaporation, and wind, the canopy has greatest effect on sunlight, wind, and evaporation.

climatologist

2
noun
Example sentences
  • We climatologists describe this in terms of the climate sensitivity, the warming that results in equilibrium from a doubling of CO2.
  • It was not long before naturalists and climatologists began to see the possible damage that was being done to the environment.
  • These have been broken down by climatologists into four main periods.

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