Physical meteorology 261

Module code WKD 261
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Conservative forces and conservation laws. Basic thermodynamic laws for dry and humid air. The equation of state. Adiabatic processes and temperature lapse rates. The Clausuis-Claperon equation. Calculation of the wet adiabat. Radiative transfer. The physical basis of climate change.

Module credits 12.00
Prerequisites WTW 114 or WTW 158 or WTW 134 or WTW 165.
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Geography Geoinformatics and Meteorology
Period of presentation Quarter 2

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