EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

World Frost-free Period (line), 1996

Author(s)
Description
Frost-free Period (line) is a polyline theme representing areas of similar duration of frost free periods. Frost-free period is the period when minimum air temperatures near the ground are above zero degrees Celsius so frost does not occur. The duration of the annual frost-free period is one of the principal climatic characteristics that affects the development of biota, human life, and economic activity.
Publisher
ESRI
Collection
ArcAtlas
Place(s)
Earth
Subject(s)
climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Year
1996
Held by
Columbia