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Meteorological Instruments and Observational Methods - NMET021
Title: Meteorologické přístroje a pozorovací metody
Guaranteed by: Department of Atmospheric Physics (32-KFA)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2021
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 4
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:3/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech, English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: doc. Mgr. Michal Žák, Ph.D.
Classification: Physics > Meteorology and Climatology
Annotation -
Introduction to basic techniques of measurements of meteorological elements, principles of meteorological instruments and observational methods.
Last update: T_KMOP (25.04.2001)
Aim of the course -

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.

Last update: HALENKA/MFF.CUNI.CZ (05.05.2008)
Course completion requirements - Czech

Zkouška ústní

Last update: Halenka Tomáš, doc. RNDr., CSc. (15.10.2017)
Literature -

(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)

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

lecture

Last update: HALENKA/MFF.CUNI.CZ (05.05.2008)
Requirements to the exam - Czech

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)

Last update: Halenka Tomáš, doc. RNDr., CSc. (15.10.2017)
Syllabus -

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.

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