Fundamentals of weather forecasting 366

Module code WKD 366
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Integration of information to describe the current state of the atmosphere and to predict a future state of the atmosphere. Weather forecasting techniques. Applications of remote sensing in weather forecasting. Aerological diagrams and codes. Weather forecasting software and application to numerical weather prediction. Climate change and synoptic circulation.

Module credits 36.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites WKD 155, WKD 261, WKD 254 (students should simultaneously be enrolled for WKD 361)
Contact time 1 practical per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Geography Geoinformatics and Meteorology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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