Rudolf Geiger

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Rudolf Geiger
Born
Rudolf Oskar Robert Williams Geiger

24 August 1894
Died22 January 1981(1981-01-22) (aged 86)
NationalityGermany
Known forKöppen–Geiger climate classification
Scientific career
FieldsMeteorology

Rudolf Oskar Robert Williams Geiger (/ˈɡɡər/; German: [ˈɡaɪɡɐ]; 24 August 1894 – 22 January 1981) was a German meteorologist and climatologist. He was the son of Indologist Wilhelm Geiger and the brother of physicist Hans Geiger. He worked with Wladimir Köppen on climatology, hence the Köppen–Geiger climate classification.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rudolf Oskar Robert Williams Geiger, German meteorologist". Britannica. 2022-03-17. Retrieved 2022-03-23.
  • Prof. Dr. Rudolf Geiger zum 70. Geburtstag. Festschrift herausgegeben von seinen Schülern. Universität München – Meteorologisches Institut. Wissenschaftliche Mitteilungen Nr. 9, 1964 (with image).
  • Baumgartner, Albert/ Nachruf – Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Rudolf Geiger. In: Mitteilungen der Deutschen Meteorologischen Gesellschaft Jg. 33, 1981, H. 1, S. 21–24.