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On the microclimate of natural oases of the extremely arid desert of the Transaltai Gobi


The article gives the characteristics of the microclimate of the oases of the extremely arid deserts of Mongolia. It is shown that the microclimate in an oasis, in its daily dynamics, is variable by the main indicators (the soil temperature, air temperature, and air humidity), indicating a greater biotopical diversity than in the surrounding desert.

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Original Russian Text © V.P. Dedkov, P.D. Gunin, 2014, published in Aridnye Ekosistemy, 2014, Vol. 4, No. 4(61), pp. 37–49.

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Dedkov, V.P., Gunin, P.D. On the microclimate of natural oases of the extremely arid desert of the Transaltai Gobi. Arid Ecosyst 4, 253–258 (2014).

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  • desert oasis
  • microclimate
  • temperature
  • air and soil humidity