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Meteorology and Climatology - NMET056
Title: Meteorologie a klimatologie
Guaranteed by: Department of Atmospheric Physics (32-KFA)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2016
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 6
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:3/2, C(+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: prof. RNDr. Jan Bednář, CSc.
Annotation -
Last update: T_KMOP (09.05.2004)
Introduction to meteorology and climatology for ecologists. Part 1. Subject for students of Natural Sciences Faculty of CU.
Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: doc. Mgr. Jiří Mikšovský, Ph.D. (07.06.2019)

Zakončení předmětu prostřednictvím ústní zkoušky.

Literature - Czech
Last update: doc. Mgr. Jiří Mikšovský, Ph.D. (07.06.2019)

Andrews D. G.: An Introduction to Atmospheric Physics. Cambridge University Press, 2000

Syllabus -
Last update: T_KMOP (09.05.2004)

Composition and vertical structure of the earth atmosphere.

Air pressure, pressure force, pressure systems, hydrostatic equilibrium, barometric formula.

Air masses, atmospheric fronts.

Solar radiation and its propagation in the earth atmosphere, scattering and absorption, long-wave radiation, radiative and energetic balance of the earth surface.

Atmospheric stability doncitions, temperature inversions.

Air flow in pressure field, geostrophic wind, cyclonic and anticyclonic flow, vertical velocities.

Cyclones, anticyclones and their development.

Local circulation systems.

Cloud formation and classification, precipitation formation, pollution of atmospheric precipitation.

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