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Applied Climatology I - NMET071
Title in English: Užitá klimatologie I
Guaranteed by: Department of Atmospheric Physics (32-KFA)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2016 to 2019
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: RNDr. Eva Holtanová, Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: T_KMOP (18.05.2011)
The subject is devoted to following topics. Various data types, their character and sources in climatology. Introduction to the use of statistical software and GIS for processing of climatic data. Homogeneity and homogenization. Basics of agroclimatology. Problems of alternative energy sources – solar and wind energy.
Aim of the course -
Last update: RNDr. Eva Holtanová, Ph.D. (09.09.2011)

Students will get to know basics of data processing in climatology. They will also be given an overview of selected applications of climatology in related fields.

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: Mgr. Jiří Mikšovský, Ph.D. (11.10.2017)

Aktivní účast na přednášce a ústní zkouška v rozsahu sylabu.

Literature -
Last update: RNDr. Eva Holtanová, Ph.D. (21.10.2013)


Meteorologický slovník (1993): kolektiv autorů: Meteorologický slovník výkladový a terminologický. MŽP, Praha, 594 s.

Atlas podnebí Česka, 2007, 256 stran. ISBN 978-80-244-1626-7


Hájková a kol., 2011: Nástup fenologických ročních období v ČR v letech 1991-2010. Meteologické zprávy 64, s. 161-167.

Šebánek, J. a kol., 1983: Fyziologie rostlin. Státní zemědělské nakladatelství, Praha. 558 s.

Heim, R. R., 2002: A Review of Twentieth-Century Drought Indices Used in the United States. Bull. Am. Met. Soc., 83, 1149–1165.

Webster, R., Oliver, M.A. (2001): Geostatistics for Environmental Scientists. John Wiley & Sons, 271 s.

Dobesch, H., Dumolard, P., Dyras, I., 2007: Spatial Interpolation for Climate Data. 284 s., ISBN 9781905209705.

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


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

Knowledge as stated in the Syllabus.

Syllabus -
Last update: RNDr. Eva Holtanová, Ph.D. (09.09.2011)

Station measurement, problems with station automatization. The representativness of the station, remote sensing methods. Model outputs in climatology, problems with comparison of model outputs with observations. Data formats, database, sources of data in the internet.

Selected statistical programs used for climate data processing. Basic principles of GIS, application of GIS.

What is homogeneity and why is it necessary to homogenize data. Selected methods of detection of inhomogeneities and homogenization.

Climatic factors on agriculture, climate suitable for agriculture cultivation, basics of phenology. Meteorological hazards in agriculture. Forest climate.

Energy from alternative sources - solar and wind energy, evaluation of climatic conditions.

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

Knowledge gained from lecture "General Climatology" is supposed.

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