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Dynamic meteorology and numerical weather prediction

NGEA16

Note:

This course will be replaced with NGEA24 and NGEA25, both of which will be announced soon.

Course contents

This course will give you an introduction to the theoretical background of atmosphere dynamics. The course will give you an introduction to mathematical equations which can describe large scale movements in the atmosphere.

Taking this course will teach you what numerical weather prediction is and which models are used today at the weather service. You will also learn about advantages and disadvantages of different models.

At the end of the course, you will be able to understand the impact of different processes in the atmosphere. You will also learn how meteorologists use forecasts in their daily work.

Teaching

Teaching will be in form of lectures, group work and seminars.

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Course facts: NGEA16

Level: Basic
Credits: 7.5 ECTS
Period: Spring, period 2
Language of instruction: English
Prerequisites: General admission requirements and FYSA21, FYTA14, NGEA06 or NGEA 21.

Course curriculum

Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science
Lund University
Sölvegatan 12
S-223 62 Lund
Sweden