707630 Weather analysis and forecasting 1

winter semester 2018/2019 | Last update: 13.11.2018 Place course on memo list
707630
Weather analysis and forecasting 1
VU 3
5,5
weekly
annually
English
  • to understand the mechanisms influencing weather at different spatial and temporal scales
  • to obtain conceptual models of the most important processes influencing weather
  • what is synoptical meteorology?
  • observational network
  • atmospheric scales
  • numerical weather prediction
  • verification of forecasts
  • air masses and fronts and cylcones
  • forecast process

lecturer presentations

case studies

student problem sets

manual analysis of weather charts

immanent (=continuous): homework, project, exam
2 good introductory texts: Stull, R.B., 2001: Meteorology for scientists and engineers, 2ed. Brooks/Cole, pp502 Wallace, J.M., P.V. Hobbs, 2006: Atmospheric Science An introductory survey. 2ed. Academic Press, 483pp old but great tricks: Saucier, W.J., 1955: Principles of meteorological analyses. Dover, 438pp intermediate to advanced books: Bluestein, H.B., 1992: Synoptic-Dynamic Meteorology in Midlatitudes. Vol. I. Oxford University Press Carlson, T.N., 1991: Mid-latitude Weather Systems. Harper Collins. Markowski, P. Richardson, Y.: 2010: Mesoscale Meteorology in Midlatitudes. Wiley-Blackwell, 407pp Martin, J., 2006: Mid-latitude atmospheric dynamics. A first course. Wiley, 324pp Shapiro, M., S. Gronas, 1999: The life cycles of extratropical cyclones. American Meteorological Society, pp359 ECMWF-user manual: Persson, A., Grazzini, F., 2007: User guide to ECMWF forecast products. Available from http://www.ecmwf.int/products/forecasts/guide
not applicable

Friday morning class 8:15 - 9:45 in computer room of Meteorology Institute

01.10.2018
Group 0
Date Time Location
Mon 2018-10-01
17.30 - 19.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Thu 2018-10-04
08.30 - 10.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Thu 2018-10-04
13.00 - 14.30 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2018-10-08
17.30 - 19.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Thu 2018-10-11
08.30 - 10.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Thu 2018-10-11
13.00 - 14.30 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2018-10-15
17.30 - 19.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Thu 2018-10-18
08.30 - 10.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Thu 2018-10-18
13.00 - 14.30 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2018-10-22
17.30 - 19.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Thu 2018-10-25
08.30 - 10.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Thu 2018-10-25
13.00 - 14.30 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2018-10-29
17.30 - 19.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2018-11-05
17.30 - 19.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Thu 2018-11-08
08.30 - 10.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Thu 2018-11-08
13.00 - 14.30 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2018-11-12
17.30 - 19.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Thu 2018-11-15
08.30 - 10.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Thu 2018-11-15
13.00 - 14.30 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2018-11-19
17.30 - 19.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Thu 2018-11-22
08.30 - 10.00 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free
Thu 2018-12-06
13.00 - 14.30 60819 SR 60819 SR Barrier-free Final exam