All the naturally occurring objects and processes of an area on the assumption that all naturally occurring things can be classified as being either living (i.e., biotic) or nonliving (physical or abiotic).
The branch of biology which deals with biological structures and processes in terms of physics. The biophysical features described in the case studies refer to the location of the case study sites, its environment in terms of soil types, flora, fauna, weather patterns and any other special features.
jointly refers to the biological and physical elements of an environment.
Relating to biological and physical processes.
Biophysical relates to combinations of physical features, such as climate, soils, geology, and landforms, and biological features, such as flora and fauna. Forest Management
refers to the living and non-living components and processes of the ecosphere. Biophysical measurements of nature quantify the ecosphere in physical units such as cubic feet, pounds or joules, rather than in dollars.