Geographia Polonica (1975) vol. 31

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The methods of constructing climatic maps of various scales for mountainous and upland territories exemplified by the maps prepared for southern Poland

Mieczysław Hess, Tadeusz Niedźwiedź, Barbara Obrębska-Starklowa

Geographia Polonica (1975) vol. 31, pp. 163-188

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to present the methods of constructing climatic maps of various scales for mountainous and upland territories worked upon in the last ten years in the Department of Climatology of the Geographical Institute of the Jagellonian University based on investigations carried out in Southern Poland. This paper forms a contribution to the discussion on drawing general and detailed climatic maps useful for estimating the qualities of the natural environment, and solving numerous economic problems, especially those of spatial planning.

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Mieczysław Hess, Department of Climatology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow
Tadeusz Niedźwiedź, Faculty of Earth Sciences, University of Silesia Będzińska 60,41-200 Sosnowiec, Poland. Institute of Meteorology and Water Management Borowego 14, 30-215 Kraków, Poland.
Barbara Obrębska-Starklowa, Department of Climatology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow