Climatology-Climate of Mediterranean and Greece

Course Information
TitleΓΕΝΙΚΗ ΚΛΙΜΑΤΟΛΟΓΙΑ-ΚΛΙΜΑ ΜΕΣΟΓΕΙΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ / Climatology-Climate of Mediterranean and Greece
CodeGMC 431E
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorChristina Anagnostopoulou
Course ID40001802

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
1. Understanding of physical parameters affecting climate 2. learning about global and regional climates 3. learning about climate classification
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Course Content (Syllabus)
Weather-Climate-Climatic parameters and factors. Solar radiation, sunshine. Temperatures on earth surface. Atmospheric humidity. Clouds and precipitation. Local winds. Ocean currents. El Ninio Phenomenon. Classification and geographical distribution of climates. The Mediterranean Climate. Location and geomorphology of Greece. Air masses. Atmospheric pressure. Pressure systems and winds over the Greek area. Isolation, cloudiness, fog, air and soil temperature. Absolute and relative air humidity, geographic distribution of the precipitation over the Greek area. Storms and hail. Snow and snow-covered ground. Classification of climate in Greece.
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
1)All class material is available in electronic form to all students through the course web page 2)The teacher communicates with students through email and facebook
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Student Assessment
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Μαθήματα μετεωρολογίας και κλιματολογίας, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 11083, Έκδοση: 2η έκδ./1997, Συγγραφείς: Φλόκας Απόστολος Α., ISBN: 960-431-288-Χ, Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): Ζήτη Πελαγία & Σια Ο.Ε. ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΑ ΓΕΝΙΚΗΣ ΚΛΙΜΑΤΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ ΜΕ ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΑ ΒΙΟΚΛΙΜΑΤΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 8770, Έκδοση: 1/1984, Συγγραφείς: ΜΠΑΛΑΦΟΥΤΗΣ Χ., ΜΑΧΑΙΡΑΣ Π., Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): Σ. Γιαχούδης & ΣIA O.E.
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