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|Title:||Presage Biology: Lessons from nature in weather forecasting|
|Series/Report no.:||Int. Cl.8: A01C5/00, E04H, G01W|
|Abstract:||The method used by local and indigenous peoples for predicting rainfall and other weather conditions solely on the basis of bio-indicators – the phenology of plants and behavior of animals – is coined as a new term: Presage Biology. Some of these activities of floral and faunal diversity are described in their application to predict oncoming rain, based a literature review as well as personal observations of present author as well as other reference sources pertaining to India and different parts of the world.|
|ISSN:||0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJTK Vol.10(1) [January 2011]|
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