Master’s studies

Syllabus for Field Course in Meteorology

Fältkurs i meteorologi

  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1ME415
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Physics G2F, Earth Science G2F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), 3, 4, 5
  • Established: 2012-03-08
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 22, 2012
  • Entry requirements: Degree Project C in Meteorology 15 credits
  • Responsible department: Department of Earth Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completing this course the student shall be able to

  • collect relevant data in the field

  • identify, classify and analyse field data that are relevant within the meteorology field

  • assess the importance of the site characteristics on the observed field data

  • treat and interpret such data, and present analyses in scientific contexts, or alternatively in a suitable way for other employers.


The course contain relevant fieldobservations made at a specific site or within a given area. The field observations shall be analysed, interpreted and presented in a report and an oral presentation.


Lectures and field practicals. Participation in the practicals is compulsory.


The course is graded based on the written report and the oral presentation.

Other directives

The field course will cause costs for travel and accommodation for the student.

Reading list

The reading list is missing. For further information, please contact the responsible department.