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Seasonal and climate modelling 703


 
Modulekode WKD 703
Kwalifikasie Postgraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module-inhoud

Fundamentals of seasonal forecasting.  The El Niño/Southern Oscillation.  Empirical orthogonal functions.  Canonical correlation analysis.  Empirical forecast models practical.  Sea-surface temperature models.  Fully coupled and two-tiered general circulation modelling.  Dynamical and empherical downscaling techniques.   Significance testing using Monte Carlo techniques.  Modelling pitfalls.  User application forecasting.  Projections of decadal and multi dacadal climate anomalies.

Modulekrediete 12.00
NQF Level 08
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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