Koppen Vladimir Petrovich( Meteorologist)
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Biography Koppen Vladimir Petrovich
son of Peter Kц╤ppen (see). Born in 1844. He graduated from the course at St. Petersburg University. He was Secretary of the meteorological committee of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society, and then enlisted in Germany's naval observatory in Hamburg (Deutsche Seewarte). Major works Kц╤ppen: "Ueber die Abhangigkeit des klimatischen Charakters der Winde von ihrem Ursprunge" ( "Repert. fur Meteorologie ", . Volume IV); "Tagliche Perioden der Windgeschwindigkeit" (ibid., . 1879 - explanation of the person for the clear days on the continents, strong winds during the day and the exchange of air between the lower layers and located above them); "Wolken Atlas" (Hamburg, . 1890, . with Hildebrandsson and Neumayer),
. Koppen was part of the meteorological sailing the Indian Ocean. ( "Deutsche Seewarte. Segelhandbuch d. Indischen Oceans ") and proved the importance of changes in wind strength on precipitation. He is the attempt to classify the climate for its effect on vegetation, "Geogr. Zeitschr. "(1900), short course" Klimalehre "(Leipzig, 1906, Russian translation, St. Petersburg, 1912) and" Maritime Meteorologie "(1909).