Climatology - What is climatology? How does it differ from...

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What is climatology? How does it differ from weather? Describe the Koppen Climate Classification and its purpose. C Climatology is one of the several branches of physical geography, but it differs d from weather in several ways. The term climate implies an average, or long term record r of weather conditions at a certain region. It conveys a generalization of all the recorded r weather observations in a given area. Weather conditions are recorded in specifics for f any given moment in time: the temperature, percentage of rainfall, and percentage of o humidity. Climate on the other hand, is described in more general terms. Humid h Equatorial climates, Dry climates, and Cold Polar climates are marked by certain E prevailing characteristics that can be mapped such as continuous snow or deserts. p One of the most popular classification systems is the Koppen Climate O Classification system, which gives different climates three letters that describe that t climate. The Koppen Climate Classification system is comparatively simple
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