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School of Science
Department of Mathematics
|Level of Studies||
|Independent Teaching Activities||
Lectures (Weekly Teaching Hours: 3, Credits: 6)
|Language of Instruction and Examinations||
|Is the Course Offered to Erasmus Students||
Yes (in English)
|Course Website (URL)||See eCourse, the Learning Management System maintained by the University of Ioannina.|
The aim of the course is to give students the opportunity to be familiar with the basic principles of Meteorology and realize if they are interested in working, studying or doing research on this scientific field in the future. Specifically, after the successful completion of the course, the students will be able to:
Weather and climate. Composition and vertical structure of the atmosphere. Solar radiation and mechanisms of heat transfer in the atmosphere. Air temperature. Atmospheric pressure. Wind. Large-scale and small-scale circulations in the atmosphere. Atmospheric humidity. Atmospheric stability. Clouds, fog, dew and frost. Precipitation (rain, snow, etc.). Fronts. Atmospheric disturbances. Measurement techniques and meteorological instruments. Fundamental elements of weather analysis and forecasting. Educational visit to the Laboratory of Meteorology of the Physics department and the university meteorological station.
Teaching and Learning Methods - Evaluation
Face to face
|Use of Information and Communications Technology||
Asynchronous online learning via Moodle is used for providing the lecture slides and the communication with the students.
|Student Performance Evaluation||
Written examinations at the end of semester, comprising questions of knowledge and understanding of the course content.
- Ahrens CD, Henson Ρ. 2018: Meteorology Today: An Introduction to Weather, Climate and the Environment 12th Edition, Cengage Learning.