Course Information
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600017272

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 387
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course115

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. elaborate meterological data 2. apply the basic equations of atmosphere 3. determine the region climate 4. predict crop yield by using meteorological data
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Structure and physical properties of the atmosphere. Thermodynamic of the atmosphere. Satellite data. Temperature, wind, hygrometric parameters, solar and terrestrial radiation. Soil temperature. Soil heat flux. Energy balance. Precipitation. Meteorological and climatic stations and instruments. Analysis of meteorological data. Evaporation, transpiration and evapotranspiration. Climate. Climate classification. Earth’s climatic regions. The climate of Greece. Microclimate. Climate impact on plants and animals. Climate change and its impact on agriculture. Bioclimatic indices (heat index, drought index). Frost protection. Prediction of crop yield by using meteorological data.
thermodynamic of atmosphere, radiation, precipitation, climate, climate change, prediction of crop yield
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 Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Teaching: Powerpoint. e-class platform: Blackboard. Laboratory exercises: demonstration of meteorological instruments and exercises.
Course Organization
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities7
Student Assessment
100% written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
α. Βιβλιογραφία μαθήματος (Εύδοξος) Μπαλτάς, Ε.Α., 2013. "Εφαρμοσμένη Μετεωρολογία", Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη (κωδικός Εύδοξος: 33134074).
Additional bibliography for study
β. Επιπρόσθετη βιβλιογραφία για μελέτη Χρονοπούλου - Σερέλη, Α. και Φλόκας, Α., 2010. "Μαθήματα Γεωργικής Μετεωρολογίας και Κλιματολογίας", Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη. Χρονοπούλου - Σερέλη, Α. και Χρονόπουλος, Ι., 2011. "Βιομετεωρολογία - Βιοκλιματολογία : Εφαρμογές στη διαμόρφωση υπαίθριων χώρων", Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη.
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