Boundary layer meteorology 719

Module code WKD 719
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Introduction to, and the importance of the boundary layer.  Structure of the boundary layer.  Transfer of heat (molecular and turbulent).  Impacts of the turbulent nature of the boundary layer on the dynamics of atmospheric motions.  Closure and boundary layer parameterisation.  Applications to air pollution dispersion.

Module credits 12.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 discussion class per week, 1 lecture 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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