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Provisional Climatic Regions of Peninsular Malaysia

Bishop, I. D. (1984) Provisional Climatic Regions of Peninsular Malaysia. Pertanika, 7 (3). pp. 19-24.

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Using a micro-computer based geographic information system for Peninsular Malaysia and a simple method of cluster analysis, a provisional statistical classification of climatic zones was produced. Eight separate zones were identified and were described in terms such as 'dry sunny lowlands' and 'wet cloudy uplands'. For a number of reasons, including limitations in the data base, these zones are described as provisional. The procedures involved however have great potential for contributing to better environmental and landuse plannitng.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Statistical land classification; climatic regions; geographic information systems.
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Environmental Studies
ID Code:2280
Deposited By: Nur Izyan Mohd Zaki
Deposited On:12 Nov 2009 11:39
Last Modified:27 May 2013 15:00

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