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Climate classification systerms
This essay has discussed the ways of classifying climate by various climatologists. It illustrates how climates are grouped and the criteria on classification. Finally the essay looks at the importance of classifying climates and how this relates to resource conservation.
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Table of contents
1.0 INTRODUCTION 1
2.0 KOEPPEN CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM 1-3
1.3 Criticism of Koppen system 3
3.0 THORNTHWAITE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM 4
3.1 Criticism of Thornwaite system 5
4.0 TREWARTHA CLIMATE CLASSIFICATION 5
4.1 Group A: Tropical climate group 5
4.2 Group B: Dry climate group 5
4.3 Group C: Sub Tropical climate 5
4.4 Group D: Temparate Climate 6
4.5 Group E:Sub arctic Climate 6
4.6 Group F: polar climate 6
4.7 Group H: Highland Climatse 6
5.0 HOLD RIDGE LIFE ZONE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM 6
6.0 ARIDITY INDEX 7
7.1 IMPORTANCE OF CLIMATE CLASSIFICATION IN RESPECT TO ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION 7
Preview of the essay: Climate classification systerms
Climate is usually classified into various categories in order to be able to arrange or organize climatic data so as to enable effective translation or communication in a more informative way. In addition classification breaks down climatic data into smaller units that are easily dealt with and understood. Therefore the classification uses certain schemes discussed below. 2.0 KOEPPEN CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM ...
... process that provides various climates for study therefore ability to generate huge amounts of observations, records and also opens up for further investigations of the environment and finally gets solutions and results concerning different climates of areas.In addition whichever the classification system it is, all the systems produce similar results it is that they are expressed in different ways.
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