616-0425 – Meteorology 1 (MT1)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental Protection in Industry
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Jančík, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
616-0425/01 2007/2008 4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- student will be able to formulate basic concepts and relationships from the meteorology - student will be able to demonstrate their acquired knowledge into practice for evaluation of weather status and forecast on level of knowledge for private pilot license - student will be able to properly present and formulate their knowledge

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Summary

Students will be introduced to the Earth's atmosphere and heating processes in the Earth's surface and troposphere by solar radiation. They will learn about the relationship between heating of the troposphere, the horizontal pressure field changes and general atmospheric circulation. They will acquainted with the cause and course of global climatic cycles. Students become familiar with the stability of the atmosphere and its impact on the dispersion of atmospheric pollutants. Finally they will learn about types of air masses and their changes in the temperate zone of Europe, and their influence of air quality changes. After learning of basics of meteorology and climatology will be explained relations between emissions and air quality in our industrial region, with legislative background and the possibilities of air quality control in those area.

Compulsory literature:

Ahrens, Donald C. Meteorology Today: An Introduction to Weather, Climate, and the Environment. Published by Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2008, 624 p., ISBN: 0534397719

Recommended literature:

Ahrens, Donald C. Meteorology Today: An Introduction to Weather, Climate, and the Environment. Published by Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2008, 624 p., ISBN: 0534397719

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.