Course detail

Meteorology and Climatology

FAST-DS74Acad. year: 2017/2018

Basic knowledge of meteorology
Sources of information
Measurement and evaluation of selected meteorological data
Detailed characterization of climate of CR
Climate change, global warming
Atmospheric pollution

Department

Institute of Landscape Water Management (VHK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Orientation in meteorological data measurement, processing and interpretation.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of natural sciences

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Allison, j. a kol.: Kodaňská diagnóza. Zpráva světu o nových poznatcích klimatologie. http://www.veronica.cz/klima/diagnoza (12.2.2011) 2011
Bednář J. a kol.: Meteorologický slovník výkladový terminologický. Academia Praha 1993
Schneider, S.h. et al.: Encyclopedia of climate and weather. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford 1996

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to meteorology, nomenclature, literature and other sources of information
2. - 3. Summary of basic knowledge of meteorology
4. - 5. Meteorological instruments, measurement of selected meteorological variables and their evaluation
6. New information on meteorology
7. Climatology - nomenclature, sources of information. Climate classification
8. Climate of CR - thorough characterization
9. - 10. Selected climate characteristics and their values in CR
11. Climate change, scenarios, impacts
12. Atmospheric pollution, pollutants and their minitoring
13. Processing of selected data from meteorological station of BUT

Aims

Summary of basic knowledge of meteorology and climatology
Thorough knowledge of selected parts of meteorology and climatology
Meteorological instruments
New information on climate change

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme D-K-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, elective

  • Programme D-P-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, elective

  • Programme D-K-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, elective

  • Programme D-P-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning