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Dynamics of Ocean-Atmosphere System - NMET509
Title in English: Dynamika systému oceán - atmosféra
Guaranteed by: Department of Atmospheric Physics (32-KFA)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2016
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. Tomáš Halenka, CSc.
Class: DS, meteorologie a klimatologie
Classification: Physics > Meteorology and Climatology
Annotation -
Last update: doc. RNDr. Tomáš Halenka, CSc. (06.05.2004)
Thermodynamic system in the atmosphere and ocean, mean state of ocean parameters, temperature, density, salinity, their consequences for ocean circulation. Dynamics of ocean circulation, interactions with troposphere. Ocean-atmosphere heat engine.
Aim of the course -
Last update: HALENKA/MFF.CUNI.CZ (05.05.2008)

The main objective of the subject is to introduce the interactions and feedbacks in the system of atmosphere and ocean. The subject provides deeper insight in atmosphere - ocean dynamics.

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: doc. RNDr. Tomáš Halenka, CSc. (15.10.2017)

Zkouška ústní

Literature -
Last update: HALENKA/MFF.CUNI.CZ (05.05.2008)
  • Curry, Webster: Thermodynamics of Atmospheres & Oceans (Academic Press, London, 1999)
  • Holton: An Introduction to dynamic meteorology, Fourth Edition (Academic Press, New York, 2004)
  • Gill: Atmosphere - Ocean Dynamics (Academic Press, New York, 1982)
  • Trenberth: Climate System Modeling (Cambridge University Press, 1992)
  • Peixoto, Oort: Physics of Climate (American Institute of Physics, 1992)
Teaching methods -
Last update: HALENKA/MFF.CUNI.CZ (05.05.2008)

lecture

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: doc. RNDr. Tomáš Halenka, CSc. (15.10.2017)

Učivo v rozsahu přednášené látky a vybraných částí doporučené literatury a prezentací z workshopů a letních škol

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

Thermodynamic system in the atmosphere and ocean, composition, characteristics, equation of state for atmosphere and ocean.

Mean state of ocean parameters, temperature, density, salinity, their consequences for ocean circulation.

Dynamics of motion in the ocean, oceanic circulation.

Interactions of ocean and atmosphere, consequencies in circulation regimes.

Ocean-atmosphere heat engine.

 
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