Geiger, Rudolf

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Geiger, Rudolf Gender: M
born on 24 August 1894 at 01:15 (= 01:15 AM )
Place Erlangen, Germany, 49n36, 11e01
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 00°48' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 27°56 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 15°02'


German meteorologist and climatologist who helped found the science of microclimatology; his The Climate Near the Ground from 1950 stands as a milestone publication in the history of that subject. Another of Geiger's interests was climate classification, where he helped Köppen develop and extend his famous systemization. With Köppen he was co-editor of the ambitious Handbuch der Klimatologie project that was never completed (but still ran to five volumes during the 1930s).

He died 22 January 1981.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)

Source Notes

Gauquelin vol 2


  • Vocation : Science : Other Science (meteorologist and climatologist)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (the science of microclimatology)