Volume 1, Issue 1 (Autumn 2010)                   2010, 1(1): 53-68 | Back to browse issues page

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Understanding the climatic characteristics of a region plays a key role in sustainable development. The Esfahan province is extensive this factor has caused it variety climates. The regionalization climate of Esfahan has conducts with new methods of regionalization such as factor analysis and cluster analysis. The 25 variables have been selected from 12 stations for this purpose. The investigation of climate of province by applying factor analysis method indicates that there are 5 factors which control climate of Esfahan. These factors in important order are: precipitation, temperature, clear sky and sunlight, windy and dusty, warm and moisture import respectively. One of cluster analysis on five climate factors determined that four climatic regions exist.
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Received: 27/Aug/12 | Published: 15/Oct/10