Course detail

Meteorology and Climatology

FAST-DSB024Acad. year: 2020/2021

Deep knowledge of meteorology, novel measuring devices and measuring techniques.
Sources of information, climatological and meteorological databases.
Measurement of meteorological data and statistical processing.
Detailed characterization EU and CR climate.
Climate change, global warming, greenhouse effect, air pollution.
Dynamic and statistic downscaling techniques, softwares and datasets (climate databases).
Applications of climate change into water management problems.

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, statistics and probability, basic knowledge of artificial intelligence.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

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 processing.
6. New information on meteorology.
7. Climatology – nomenclature, sources of information. Climate classification.
8. Climate of EU and Czech Republic – thorough characterization.
9. Climate change, scenarios, impacts.
10. Atmospheric pollution, pollutants and their minitoring.
11.–12. Dynamic and statistic downscaling techniques, softwares and datasets (climate databases).
13. Applications of climate change into water management problems.

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 DPC-V Doctoral, 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DPA-V Doctoral, 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKA-V Doctoral, 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKC-V Doctoral, 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer