|Module code||WKD 155|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
*Students are not allowed to earn credits for WKD 155 and WKD 164
Introduction to weather and climate. Climate of South Africa. Urban and rural climate. Meteorological instruments. Motion of the earth. Atmospheric mass and pressure. Energy and heat budget. Moisture in the atmosphere. Cloud development. Climate change. ENSO. Electromagnetic spectrum and remote sensing in meteorology. Synoptic weather systems of South Africa.
|Prerequisites||At least 50% for mathematics in grade 12.|
|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 1|
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