Synoptic and Dynamic Meteorology

Course Information
TitleΣΥΝΟΠΤΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΔΥΝΑΜΙΚΗ ΜΕΤΕΩΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Synoptic and Dynamic Meteorology
CodeGMC 884E
FacultySciences
SchoolGeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorIoannis Pytharoulis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001809

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600139209
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Familiarity with the use of computers, vector analysis
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course,the students will: 1) Understand the structure and life cycle of weather systems 2) Be able to analyse quantitatively the characteristics of meteorological systems 3) Understand the prevailing meteorological conditions (using weather observations and charts) 4) Be able to make survey of the international scientific literature on meteorological systems
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction. Meteorological coordinate systems. Thermodynamic diagrams. Atmospheric observations at synoptic stations: surface and upper air. Synthesis and analysis of weather charts. Discontinuities in the atmosphere. Jet streams. Rossby waves. Development of cyclones and anticyclones. Equations of atmospheric motion. Balanced motions.
Keywords
Meteorological coordinate systems, Atmospheric observations, Synthesis and analysis of weather charts, Equations of atmospheric motion
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
1) All class material is available in electronic form to all students through the course web page. 2) Communication with the students through e-mail.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures260.9
Tutorial130.4
Total391.3
Student Assessment
Description
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΑ ΓΕΝΙΚΗΣ ΜΕΤΕΩΡΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ, ΜΑΚΡΟΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ ΤΙΜΟΛΕΩΝ, ΣΑΧΣΑΜΑΝΟΓΛΟΥ ΧΡΗΣΤΟΣ, Έκδοση 3η/2004, ISBN: 978-960-88036-2-6 Καρακώστας Θ., 2013. Σημειώσεις Δυναμικής Μετεωρολογίας.
Last Update
13-09-2018