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Descriptor English: Tropical Zone
Descriptor Spanish: Zona Tropical
Descriptor zona tropical
Entry term(s) zona ecuatorial
Scope note: Países continuamente cálidos, ubicados entre las latitudes tropicales, donde las diferencias estacionales están en función de las lluvias: se distinguen una estación seca (correspondiente al invierno en el hemisferio norte) y una estación lluviosa. (Traducción libre del original: Material V-Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine)
Descriptor Portuguese: Zona Tropical
Descriptor French: Zone Tropicale
Entry term(s): Equatorial Zone
Tree number(s): SP4.117.398.544
SP8.473.654.482.202
Scope note: Countries which are continually warm, situated between the tropical latitudes, where the seasonal differentiation is function of the rainfall, expressed as a dry season (corresponding to winter in the northern hemisphere) and a humid season (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
Related: Amazonian Ecosystem DeCS
Tropical Climate MeSH
Tropical Ecosystem DeCS
DeCS ID: 32492
Unique ID: DDCS032492
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Tropical Zone - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060426
Scope note Countries which are continually warm, situated between the tropical latitudes, where the seasonal differentiation is function of the rainfall, expressed as a dry season (corresponding to winter in the northern hemisphere) and a humid season (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Tropical Zone
Entry term(s) Equatorial Zone



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