Satellite meteorology 265

Module code WKD 265
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Display formats of remote sensed data, projections and color schemes. Active and passive sensing systems, quantitative and qualitative data, atmospheric and surface data observation. Characteristics of geostationary and low-earth orbiting satellites. Common channels available from meteorological satellite sensors, combination of channels and RGB images. Observation of synoptic and mesoscale weather systems, natural hazards and clouds.

Module credits 12.00
NQF Level 06
Prerequisites WKD 261
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 4

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