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Table 1 Some examples of biomes and their environmental features which would influence olfaction

From: Olfaction as a soldier-- a review of the physiology and its present and future use in the military

Biomes Humidity Atmospheric pressure Temperature Airflow (Wind Speed)
Siberian Tundra Extremely Low High Extremely Low High
Sahara Desert Extremely Low High High High
Mount Everest Low Low Low High
Argentinian Grassland Moderate High Moderate Variable
Alaskan Forest (Taiga) High* High Low Variable
Tropical Borneo Rainforests High High High Low
  1. The data [116118] used are a general interpretation of the climate of these regions, which averages out the weather patterns covering a group of areas over a significant period of time. The values High, Moderate, Low and Extremely Low are all relative to each other. The environments here were selected to provide a basis to illustrate examples of places with differing humidity, atmospheric pressure, temperature and airflow. Relative Humidity here is highly variable, as changes in temperature can affect the carrying capacity of the air, affecting its relative humidity. * Low evaporation rates and low temperatures lead to high relative humidity