707606 Introduction to Klimatology

summer semester 2016 | Last update: 18.07.2016 Place course on memo list
Introduction to Klimatology
VO 2
each semester
to provide an overview of the main topics in climatology incl. global climate change
driving mechanism of the climate system climate dynamics: North Atlantic Oscillation, ENSO, and decadal variability climate system: energy and constitutents cycles in atmosphere, cryosphere and oceans climate change methods: meteorological instrumentation, remote sensing and modelling of weather and climate weater analysis and weather forecasting
lecture with problem sets, which will be discussed in a separate tutorial
multiple choice final exam: 5 answers of which 0-5 may be correct
McGuffie K. and Henderson-Sellers A., 2005: A Climate Modelling Primer, John Wiley & Sons, 296pp Houghton J. 2009: Global Warming: The Complete Briefing, Cambridge Univ. Press, 456pp Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2007: Climate change 2007, Cambridge Univ. Press. von Storch, Güss, Heinemann 1999: Das Klimasystem und seine Modellierung, Springer, 256pp Ahrens D. 2006: Meteorology Today: An Introduction to Weather, Climate, and the Environment: Workbook and Study Guide, Brooks/Cole, 230pp Wallace J. M. and Hobbs P. V. 2006, Atmospheric Science, an introductory survey, Elsevier, 483pp Stull, R. B., 2006: Meteorology for Scientists and Engineers: a technical companion book with Ahrens' Meteorology Today, Brooks/Cole, 502pp

3 meetings

to be announced
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Date Time Location
Mon 2016-05-02
15.30 - 16.15 60818 EDV-Raum 60818 EDV-Raum Barrier-free
Mon 2016-05-30
15.30 - 16.15 60818 EDV-Raum 60818 EDV-Raum Barrier-free
Mon 2016-06-13
15.30 - 16.15 60818 EDV-Raum 60818 EDV-Raum Barrier-free
Mon 2016-07-04
10.00 - 11.30 Hörsaal 6 Hörsaal 6 Barrier-free Prüfung
Wed 2016-09-28
13.00 - 14.30 Hörsaal 3 Hörsaal 3 Barrier-free 2. Prüfungstermin