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High-impact Weather Phenomena - MZ330P131
Title: High-impact Weather Phenomena
Czech title: Nebezpečné meteorologické a klimatické jevy
Guaranteed by: Department of Physical Geography and Geoecology (31-330)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2021
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Explanation: nahrazuje zrušený MZ330P22
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: RNDr. Miloslav Müller, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): RNDr. Miloslav Müller, Ph.D.
Class: Hydroklimatologická terénní laboratoř
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Incompatibility : MZ330P22
Annotation -
The course concerns with high-impact weather phenomena such as heat waves, frosts, lightning, strong winds, heavy rains, hail, snowstorms etc. The phenomena are considered as anomalies in meteorological variables, connected with atmospheric processes on various spatial as well as temporal scales. Following aspects of the phenomena will be presented: definition and possible classification, causes, impacts and preventive measures, monitoring and prediction, evaluation of extreme events, geographical and temporal distribution.
Last update: Müller Miloslav, RNDr., Ph.D. (16.08.2021)
Literature -

After each lecture, students will be provided with slides, which contain pictures and English and Czech terms with links to their explanations in meteorological glossaries. To prepare for the exam, just create notes from lectures. For each phenomenon, slides also contain references to other literature, which is intended for those interested in a deeper understanding or in case of absence from the lecture.

Last update: Müller Miloslav, RNDr., Ph.D. (16.08.2021)
Requirements to the exam -

The exam consists of a test to verify the factual knowledge and understanding the studied phenomena. It can be realized either in English or in Czech. A score of at least 60% is required to pass the exam. In case of a score between 50 and 60 %, an oral examination follows.

Last update: Müller Miloslav, RNDr., Ph.D. (03.04.2024)
Syllabus -

1. Heat

2. Drought

3. Lightning

4. Wind

5. Dust

6. Wildfire

7. Hail

8. Rain

9. Snow

10. Fog

11. Frost

12. Icing

Last update: Müller Miloslav, RNDr., Ph.D. (04.10.2021)
Entry requirements -

The course Meteorology and Climatology (MZ330P60) or knowledge at its level is necessary for understanding the lectures.

Last update: Müller Miloslav, RNDr., Ph.D. (16.08.2021)
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