707606 VO Introduction to Climatology

summer semester 2021 | Last update: 31.08.2021 Place course on memo list
VO Introduction to Climatology
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

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