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Physical meteorology 261


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

Basic thermodynamic laws for dry and humid air. The equation of state. Adiabatic processes and temperature lapse rates. The Clausius-Clapeyron equation. Cloud microphysics. The physical basis of climate change.

Module credits 12.00
NQF Level 06
Prerequisites (WTW 114 or WTW 158 or WTW 134 or WTW 165) and (WKD 155 or ENV 101)
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 3

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