Course Details

Meteorology and Climatology

DS74 course is part of 4 study plans

Ph.D. full-t. program nD > VHS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDK > VHS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nDA > VHS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDKA > VHS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

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

Course Guarantor

doc. Ing. Daniel Marton, Ph.D.

Institute

Institute of Landscape Water Management

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of natural sciences

Planned educational activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Objective

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 instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Vymezení kontrolované výuky a způsob jejího provádění stanoví každoročně aktualizovaná vyhláška garanta předmětu.

Lecture

3 hours/week, 13 weeks, elective

Syllabus of lectures

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