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Course, academic year 2020/2021
Analysis of weather charts - NMET013
Title: Analýza povětrnostní mapy
Guaranteed by: Department of Atmospheric Physics (32-KFA)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2018
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 6
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/3 MC [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech, English
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: Mgr. Michal Žák, Ph.D.
Classification: Physics > Meteorology and Climatology
Annotation -
Last update: T_KMOP (22.05.2006)
Principles of the meteorological observation coding, analysis of meteorological elements. Analysis of atmospheric fronts and special weather characteristics. Knowledge gained from lecture "Synoptic Meteorology I" is supposed.
Aim of the course -
Last update: ZAK/MFF.CUNI.CZ (12.04.2008)

The main task is to learn basic pricniples of weather elements fields analysis including using of vertical atmosphere cuts and satellite data.

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Mgr. Michal Žák, Ph.D. (07.06.2019)

Credit is receveid after giving a presentation on selected topic, 70 percent of attendance is required.

Literature -
Last update: ZAK/MFF.CUNI.CZ (02.04.2008)

Daley R.: Atmospheric data analysis. Cambridge University Press, 1993

Kalnay E.: Atmospheric modeling, data assimilation and predictability. Cambridge University Press, 2002

Lorenc A.: Analysis methods for numerical weather prediction. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. 112, 1177-1194, 1988

Sancier, W.: Principles of Meteorological Analysis, Univ. Press, Chicago, 1955

Wickham, P.G.: The Practice of Weather forecasting, London 1970

Teaching methods -
Last update: ZAK/MFF.CUNI.CZ (02.04.2008)

Practical excercises, some introductory lectures.

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: ZAK/MFF.CUNI.CZ (12.04.2008)

Improve the availability of selected elements analysis on weather charts.

Syllabus -
Last update: T_KMOP (22.05.2006)

Principles of the meteorological observation coding and of analysis of meteorological elements. Principles of atmospheric fronts analysis. Properties of fields of geopotential, wind and potential vorticity and their relationship to synoptic analysis. Aerological diagrams and vertical atmosphere cross-sections. Using of satellite data for synoptic analysis.

Entry requirements -
Last update: ZAK/MFF.CUNI.CZ (02.04.2008)

Knowledge gained from lecture "Synoptic Meteorology I" is supposed.

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