ENVIRONMENTAL DATA BASE FOR REGIONAL STUDIES IN THE HUMID TROPICS
Semiannual rept. no. 5, 1 Sep 1967-29 Feb 1968
ARMY TROPIC TEST CENTER APO MIAMI 34004
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This fifth semiannual progress report on the Environmental Data Base Project contains a brief background of the project, its objectives, approach, and sites of operation, and presents a summary of activities for the period September 1967 through February 1968, with some analyses and syntheses of selected data. The Climate section presents an analysis of the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature data. The Soils and Hydrology section presents a summary of the data collected at the Fort Kobbe Satellite site. The Vegetation section contains a discussion and description of utility of individual plant species as indicators of forest succession and development. The section of Microbiology and Chemistry of the Atmosphere presents a discussion of the role played by microorganisms in the modification of chemical contaiminants of the atmosphere and their potential effects on materials exposed to the environment.