CLIMATE REGIONALIZATION OF SERBIA ACCORDING TO KÖPPEN CLIMATE CLASSIFICATION

Authors

  • Boško Milovanović Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” SASA, Belgrade
  • Vladan Ducić University of Belgrade, Faculty of Geography, Belgrade
  • Milan Radovanović Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” SASA, Belgrade
  • Milovan Milivojević Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” SASA, Belgrade

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.2298/IJGI1702103M

Keywords:

Köppen climate classification, climate regionalization, air temperature, precipitation, Serbia

Abstract

The paper presents a concise overview of the theoretical framework on which climate classifications are based. Beside short review of climate classifications, namely climatic regionalization for Serbia (or wider area including Serbia), main deficiency of these research was ascertained (which primarily relate to the period on the basis of which climate regionalization was carried out). The criteria of the Köppen climate classification are presented, on the basis of which the climate regionalization of Serbia has been carried out. The methodology of making maps of air temperatures and precipitation amounts has been described, on the basis of which a map of the climate regions of Serbia has been created. Spatial distribution of the types and subtypes of the climates in Serbia has been briefly described. It has been pointed to the constraints of the climate regionalization that arise from the theoretical bases of the climate classifications, but also from nature of the collected data and the applied methodology.

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2017-08-29

How to Cite

Milovanović, B., Ducić, V., Radovanović, M., & Milivojević, M. (2017). CLIMATE REGIONALIZATION OF SERBIA ACCORDING TO KÖPPEN CLIMATE CLASSIFICATION. Journal of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” SASA, 67(2), 103-114. https://doi.org/10.2298/IJGI1702103M

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