Meteorology: Understanding the Atmosphere Ackerman and Knox
Between 1918 and 1936 Vladimir Köppen (pronounced KEPP-in) devised the climate classification scheme that is most widely used today. He used vegetation and temperature as natural indications of the climate of a region. Improvements have been made to the original Köppen scheme, particularly by Glenn Trewartha and Lyle Horn of the University of Wisconsin.
Use this quiz applet to test your knowledge of where geographically different climate regions lie.