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General Climatology

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Series: World Survey of Climatology Volume: 1C

By: O Essenwanger

Elsevier

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #129811 | ISBN: 0444882782
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About this book

Provides a comprehensive discussion of climate classification as designed over the last 2000 years.


Contents

Classification of Climate - Definition of climate, Definitions and concept of classification, Classification principle by Griffith, Critchfield and Hendl, Single, multiple elements and/or idealized concepts, Common facts of global and regional classification systems, Systems not included; Classifications Before 1900 AD - Historical systems (before 1500 AD), The beginning of the systematic observations and development of instrumentations, Dampier's wind speed maps, The temperature maps of Alexander von Humboldt, The system by Linsser, Griesenbach's system, De Candolle's system, The system by Supan, Hult's modification of Supan's system, Koeppen's modification of Supan's system, The first Koeppen system, Ravenstein system, Zenker's system, Woeikoff's genetic system, Hult's use of the general circulation; Miscellaneous Systems 1900-1930 - Not Koeppen Related, Herbertson's system, Lang's system, System by DeMartonne, Vilensky's system, Classification by Penck, Hettner's classification, System by Phillipson, System by Peguy. (Part contents).

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