Dynamic meteorology 706

Module code WKD 706
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Atmospheric oscillations:  Linear perturbation theory (shallow water gravity waves, inertia gravity waves, Rossby waves).  Baroclinic instability.  Two-layer model.  Energetics of Baroclinic waves.  Zonally averaged circulation.  Angular momentum budget.  Lorenz energy cycle. Programming in metereology.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Geography Geoinformatics and Meteorology
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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