METEOROLOGY

Course Information
TitleΒΑΣΙΚΕΣ ΑΡΧΕΣ ΜΕΤΕΩΡΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ / METEOROLOGY
CodeΜΦΠ708
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40000224

Programme of Study: PPS Environmental Physics (2014-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses114

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600178986
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will acquire the knowledge that is necessary to understand the atmospheric mechanisms that influence air pollution. They will also be able to find, evaluate and assimilate the information available on the state of the atmosphere.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Atmosphere-composition and structure. Radiation balance in the atmosphere. Air temperature. Atmospheric humidity. Clouds and precipitation. Atmospheric pressure and the hypsometric equation. Winds - General Circulation of the atmosphere. Air masses and fronts. Frontal cyclones and anticyclones. Storms and tropical cyclones. Weather forecasting.
Keywords
Meteorology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • 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
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures702.8
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities50.2
Project251
Total1004
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Meteorology Today Meteorology Today. For scientists and Engineers
Last Update
12-12-2019