Compulsory Module 7: Atmospheric Thermodynamics and Radiation (7.5 ECTS-Credits; 5 h)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The students can analyse the thermodynamic state of the atmosphere and know the life cycle of clouds. The students understand the basics of electromagnetic radiation and its interactions with the earth's atmosphere. They know the physical principles that determine the Earth's radiation budget and a selection of remote sensing methods for observing the Earth's atmosphere system. They can analyse and interpret respective data sets.
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VU Atmospheric Radiation (VU / 3h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Thomas Karl
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VU Theoretical Meteorology: Thermodynamics (VU / 2h / 2,5 ECTS-AP)
Sarah Emily Collier
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