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Meteorological Instruments and Observational Methods - NMET021
Title in English: Meteorologické přístroje a pozorovací metody
Guaranteed by: Department of Atmospheric Physics (32-KFA)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2016 to 2020
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 4
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:3/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: doc. RNDr. Tomáš Halenka, CSc.
Classification: Physics > Meteorology and Climatology
Annotation -
Last update: T_KMOP (25.04.2001)
Introduction to basic techniques of measurements of meteorological elements, principles of meteorological instruments and observational methods.
Aim of the course -
Last update: HALENKA/MFF.CUNI.CZ (05.05.2008)

The main objective of the subject is to introduce the methods of obtaining the meteorological data and the historical development of measurement and observation of meteorological variables and phenomena. The subject provides insight in measurement techniques and observation methods in meteorology.

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: doc. RNDr. Tomáš Halenka, CSc. (15.10.2017)

Zkouška ústní

Literature -
Last update: HALENKA/MFF.CUNI.CZ (05.05.2008)

(1) F. Kocourek: Měřící metody v meteorologii (1956, 1972)

(2) Hanzlíkův sborník (1952)

(3) S. Hanzlík: Základy meteorologie a klimatologie (1947)

(4) V. Stružka: Meteorologické přístroje a měření v přírodě (1956)

(5) Schneider: Pozorujeme počasí (1947)

(6) Slabá: Návod pre pozorovatelov meteorologických staníc ČSSR (1976)

(7) Middleton, Spilhaus: Meteorological instruments (1964)

(8) B. Sobíšek: Meteorologické přístroje a pozorovací metody (1970)

(9) Brock, Richardson: Meteorological Measurement Systems (Oxford University Press, 2001)

(10) Simidchiev: Compendium of Lecture Notes on Meteorological Instruments (WMO, 1986)

Teaching methods -
Last update: HALENKA/MFF.CUNI.CZ (05.05.2008)

lecture

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: doc. RNDr. Tomáš Halenka, CSc. (15.10.2017)

Učivo v rozsahu přednášené látky a vybraných částí doporučené literatury (fyzikální principy měření vybrané meteorologické veličiny, popis konstrukce a použití vybraného meteorologického přístroje, popis a vlastnosti vybraného druhu oblaků a srážek)

Syllabus -
Last update: doc. RNDr. Tomáš Halenka, CSc. (06.05.2004)

1. History of measurement and observation in meteorology.

2. Introduction on meteorological instruments.

3. Measurement of temperature of air and soil.

4. Measurement of air pressure.

5. Measurement of evaporation.

6. Measurement of humidity.

7. Measurement and observation of precipitation.

8. Observation and measurement of clouds.

9. Measurement and observation of wind.

10. Measurement of radiation.

11. Measurement of sunshine.

12. Measurement and observation of visibility.

13. Sounding of the atmosphere.

14. Introduction on radar measurement and observation.

15. Meteorological rockets.

16. Introduction on satellite measurement and observation.

17. Automatic meteorological station.

 
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