General and Dynamic Meteorology

Course Information
TitleΓΕΝΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΔΥΝΑΜΙΚΗ ΜΕΤΕΩΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ / General and Dynamic Meteorology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorEleni Katragkou
Course ID40000310

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mathematics (2014-today)

Registered students: 68
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses215

Class Information
Academic Year2015 – 2016
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Course Content (Syllabus)
Chemical composition of air - Change of meteorological parameters of height – Barometric systems - General Circulation of the atmosphere - Introduction to dynamic meteorology - Meteorological coordinate systems - The fundamental equations of motion. Scale analysis - The geotropic wind. The gradient wind - The cyclostrophic wind - Thermal wind. Continuity equation - Pressure tendency equation - The concepts of circulation and vorticity - Absolute, relative and potential vorticity - The vorticity equation - Principles of weather modification - Conceptual and theoretical models - Operational and experimental weather modification projects.
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