Course Details

Meteorology and Climatology

Academic Year 2022/23

DSB024 course is part of 4 study plans

DPC-V Summer Semester 1st year

DKC-V Summer Semester 1st year

DKA-V Summer Semester 1st year

DPA-V Summer Semester 1st year

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.

Course Guarantor

doc. Ing. Daniel Marton, Ph.D.

Institute

Institute of Landscape Water Management

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

Knowledge

Orientation in meteorological data measurement, processing and interpretation. Knowledge in global warning problems and their application into water management tasks.

Syllabus

  1. Introduction to meteorology, nomenclature, literature and other sources of information.
  2. Summary of basic knowledge of meteorology.
  3. Summary of basic knowledge of meteorology.
  4. Meteorological instruments, measurement of selected meteorological variables and their processing.
  5. Meteorological instruments, measurement of selected meteorological variables and their processing.
  6. New information on meteorology.
  7. Climatology – terminology, 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. Dynamic and statistic downscaling techniques, softwares and datasets (climate databases).
  12. Dynamic and statistic downscaling techniques, softwares and datasets (climate databases).
  13. Applications of climate change into water management problems.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of natural sciences, statistics and probability, basic knowledge of artificial intelligence.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

8 credits

Semester

summer

Forms and criteria of assessment

examination

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

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

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/254982

Lecture

13 weeks, 3 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

  1. Introduction to meteorology, nomenclature, literature and other sources of information.
  2. Summary of basic knowledge of meteorology.
  3. Summary of basic knowledge of meteorology.
  4. Meteorological instruments, measurement of selected meteorological variables and their processing.
  5. Meteorological instruments, measurement of selected meteorological variables and their processing.
  6. New information on meteorology.
  7. Climatology – terminology, 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. Dynamic and statistic downscaling techniques, softwares and datasets (climate databases).
  12. Dynamic and statistic downscaling techniques, softwares and datasets (climate databases).
  13. Applications of climate change into water management problems.