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Applied climatology II - NMET072
Title: Užitá klimatologie II
Guaranteed by: Department of Atmospheric Physics (32-KFA)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2020
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0, 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.
Annotation -
Further possibilities of climate data applications, especially in technical praxis. The scope will be given on practical processing of measured data. Knowledge gained from lecture "Applied Climatology I" is supposed.
Last update: T_KMOP (22.05.2006)
Aim of the course -

Students will get know the basics of technical climatology, and further they get overview of practical processing of climatological data.

Last update: ZAK/MFF.CUNI.CZ (12.04.2008)
Course completion requirements -

Oral examination a or presentation of a selected topic.

Last update: Žák Michal, doc. Mgr., Ph.D. (07.06.2019)
Literature -

World Survey of Climatology, Vol.3 General Climatology. Elsevier, 1981.

Russel D. Thompson, Allen Perry: Applied Climatology principles and practice, Routledge New York, 1997.

Last update: Žák Michal, doc. Mgr., Ph.D. (01.09.2011)
Teaching methods -


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

Knowledge as stated in the Syllabus.

Last update: ZAK/MFF.CUNI.CZ (12.04.2008)
Syllabus -

Some aspects of city climate - thermal and wind field of the city. Atmospheric pollution in cities.

Technical climatology and its applications. Indoor climate, heating and air condition. Application of climatology to buildings construction and design (question of the heat balance of buildings, moisture and precipitation effects, snow weighting, influence of temperature fluctuations and strong wind).

Climatic conditions during transport and for industry.

Energy from alternative sources - solar and wind energy.

Homogenity and homogenization.

Basic applications of statistical software and GIS tools in climate data processing.

Last update: Žák Přemysl, Mgr. (03.09.2007)
Entry requirements -

The knowledge gained in lectures "Applied Climatology I" is supposed.

Last update: ZAK/MFF.CUNI.CZ (12.04.2008)
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