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Radiation-active Gases in Atmosphere - NMET501
Title in English: Radiačně aktivní plyny v atmosféře
Guaranteed by: Department of Atmospheric Physics (32-KFA)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2018
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: winter 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: doc. RNDr. Jaroslava Kalvová, CSc.
Class: DS, meteorologie a klimatologie
Classification: Physics > Meteorology and Climatology
Annotation -
Last update: KALVOVA/MFF.CUNI.CZ (30.05.2008)
Emissions of greenhouse gases and aerosols, radiative forcing. Role of the global ocean in the climate system. Global climate models, regional models, statistical downscaling, weather generators. Natural climate variability, forced variability.
Aim of the course -
Last update: KALVOVA/MFF.CUNI.CZ (30.05.2008)

to extend knowledge of greenhouse gases and aerosols effects in climate system

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: Mgr. Jiří Mikšovský, Ph.D. (07.06.2019)

Ústní zkouška v rámci témat daných sylabem předmětu.

Literature - Czech
Last update: KALVOVA/MFF.CUNI.CZ (30.05.2008)

Kiehl, J.T., Ramanathan, V.: Frontiers of Climate Modeling. Cambridge University Press, 2006.

IPCC, 2007: Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of WorkingGroup I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the IPCC. Solomon,S.D. et al., Cambridge University Press,2007.

Bigg, G.R.: The Oceans and Climate. Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Aktuální časopisecká literatura, zprávy výzkumných projektů

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: doc. RNDr. Jaroslava Kalvová, CSc. (11.10.2017)

Zkouška je ústní, požadavky odpovídají sylabu předmětu.

Syllabus -
Last update: KALVOVA/MFF.CUNI.CZ (30.05.2008)

Sources of greenhouse gases and aerosols, concentration trends, global budgets, projections of future emission and concentrations, radiative forcing. Role of the ocean in the climate systém. Coupled climate models (AOGCM), structure of the atmospheric and of the ocean components of the AOGCM, model evaluation, exploitation of the climate models, control runs, historic and experimental runs, ensembles, GCM's validations, projections of the future climate change, sources of uncertainty. Regional climate information, principles of deriving regional information, regional climate models, statistical downscaling (linear and nonlinear approaches), weather generators. Natural climate variability, human-induced climate variations, observed climate variability and change.

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