Observe, Analyse and Present Weather
Syllabus, Bachelor's level, 1ME429
- Education cycle
- First cycle
- Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
- Earth Science G2F, Physics G2F
- Grading system
- Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
- Finalised by
- The Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 27 February 2023
- Responsible department
- Department of Earth Sciences
60 credits in technology/natural science. Participation in the course Atmospheric and Climate Physics 15 credits.
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- analyze climate data from reanalysis products and climate models
- present analyses of meteorological observations, weather forecats and climate data for different groups
- perform manual meteorological observations
- present the meteorological observation network and its role in the forecastprocess
Meteorological observation.Cloud classification. Practical use NetCDF files.Climate model data.Re-analysis data (ERA-Interim, NCEP/NCAR). Statistical and graphical treatment of climate data. Climate studies using reanalysis and climate model data. Training in oral and written presentation.
Lectures, exercises, serminars and project work.
Written project report (2 credits), active participation in seminars (2 credits) and oral presentations of exercises reports (1 credits).
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.
The course cannot be included in the same degree as 1ME423 Observe, analyze and present weather, 5 credits.