Agricaltural Meteorology

Course Information
TitleΑγρομετεωρολογία / Agricaltural Meteorology
CodeGMCM205Y
FacultySciences
SchoolGeology
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorTheodoros Mavrommatis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001938

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600107886
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Meteorology, Efficiency of english language
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Course Content (Syllabus)
Agrometeorology: perspectives and applications. Solar radiation and its role in plant growth. Environmental temperature and crop production. Crop response to CO2. Evaporation and evapotranspiration from open water, soil and plants: measurement and estimation. Crop response to soil water variations. Droughts: understanding and defining, drought indices, predicting, impacts and vulnerability. Role of computer models in managing agricultural systems. Applications of crop models. Decision support systems.
Keywords
Agrometeorology, Crop simulation models
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
This course provides valuable insights into how climate and weather impact on crops and agricultural production.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Προφορική παρουσίαση (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Agrometeorology. Principles and applications of climate studies in agriculture (2004)(by H.S.Mavi and G.J.Tupper, ISBN: 1-56022-972-1)
Last Update
02-06-2014