General and Dynamic Meteorology

Description

Chemical composition of air - Change of meteorological parameters of height – Barometric systems - General Circulation of the atmosphere - Introduction to dynamic meteorology - Meteorological coordinate systems - The fundamental equations of motion. Scale analysis - The geotropic wind. The gradient wind - The cyclostrophic wind - Thermal wind. Continuity equation - Pressure tendency equation - The concepts of circulation and vorticity - Absolute, relative and potential vorticity - The vorticity equation - Principles of weather modification - Conceptual and theoretical models - Operational and experimental weather modification projects.

Books: 
Μαθήματα Γενικής Μετεωρολογίας των Τ. Μακρογιάννη, Χ. Σασχαμάνογλου.
Σημειώσεις Γενικής και Δυναμικής Μετεωρολογίας του διδάσκοντα.
Semester: 
Units: 
3
Credit Units (ECTS): 
5.0
Hours: 
3ώρες
ID: 
1062
Course Type: 
X