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Microclimates Florida Landscape: Gainesville Payne's Prairie and Bolen Bluff Trail 29.65139 (29°39'05.004"N) Angel Ortiz and Marek Mroz Sun Angles and Orientation Wind Effects and Direction Shade / Shadow Temperature / Rainfall / Humidity / Frost Hurricane / Storm
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Sun Angles and Orientation September 26-27, 2007 Morning (7am) – Angle: 0 Degrees / Orientation: SE Distant Gradients of Light Afternoon (Noon) – Angle: 52 Degree / Orientation: South Direct Ambient Light Evening (7pm) – Angle: 10 Degrees / Orientation: SW Soft Fading Light
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Shade / Shadow The relationship between shade/shadow and boundaries/limits are emphasized by the intersection of two different spatial conditions. The boundary created by the shade is not constant. This fluctuating boundary changes orientation constantly throughout the day and is dependent on the intensity and path of the sun.
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Wind Effects and Direction These data were obtained from the NASA Langley Research Center Atmospheric Science Data
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Unformatted text preview: Center. Wind effects vary due to the direction: The effect of wind on the site is very minimal due to the surrounding vegetation, low slope, and fluctuating wind patterns. Morning (7am)-Wind Direction: from NNW Wind Speed: 3 mph Afternoon (noon)-Wind Direction: from North Wind Speed: 6 mph Evening (7pm)-Wind Direction: from WNW Wind Speed: 5 mph Temperature/ Humidity Morning (7am)-Temp: 70 Degrees Humidity: 93% Afternoon (noon)-Temp: 85 Degrees Humidity: 59% Evening (7pm)-Temp: 83 Degrees Humidity: 62% Rainfall / Hurricane / Storm Florida is known for being hit with hurricanes more often than any other state. Florida Hurricane Statistics: Category 1: 17 Category 2: 16 Category 3: 17 Category 4: 6 Category 5: 1 Avg. Rainfall for the year . Rainfall in Florida is a key factor in the growth of the natural landscape. The absence of rainfall not only affects the landscape, but the local ecosystem as well....
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