On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
describe the atmosphere's structure and how meteorological parameters (temperature, air pressure, humidity) vary in time and space
describe the global circulation of the atmosphere, frontal systems and atmospheric motions on a local scale
describe the Earth's climate and factors affecting it
describe how meteorological observations are performed and how they are used in the forecast work
Radiation, temperature and wind conditions in the atmosphere. Condensation and precipitation. Air masses and fronts. Low and high pressure systems. Tropical meteorology. Meteorological standard instruments and their accuracy. Cloud classification. Climatology.
Lectures and home assignments.
Written Examination ( 5 ECTS) at the end of the course. The home assignments corresponds to 2.5 ECTS. To pass the course both the written examination and the home assignments must be passed. A student who fails the exam may try again in agreement with the director of study.
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.