Universität Wien FIND

280352 VO PM-MDyn Dynamik mesoskaliger Prozesse (NPI) (2020W)


Hinweis: Ihr Anmeldezeitpunkt innerhalb der Frist hat keine Auswirkungen auf die Platzvergabe (kein "first come, first served").


max. 20 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch




In response to the current Covid-situation, we have switched to distance learning starting from Nov. 1st. Please find further information on Moodle.


Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

**IMPORTANT NOTE** The development of Covid-19 during the upcoming semester cannot be foreseen at the moment. If new restrictions are introduced, the planned lecture schedule, the administration of exams and the mode of evaluation may have to be adapted. Students will be informed as soon as possible about any changes that may become necessary.

The course provides an introduction to the most important mesoscale weather phenomena, emphasizing their quantitative description aided by simplifications of the governing equations, and focussing mostly on midlatitude processes. Topics include: Basic equations and their approximations; Gravity waves; Mesoscale instabilities; Airmass boundaries; Deep moist convection.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Final oral exam, 3 questions, approximately 45 minutes.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Demonstrated ability to describe and discuss the basic mechanisms of mesoscale meteorological processes.
Grading system:
- Flawless performance during the oral test: 1.
- Minor mistakes and/or imprecise statements: 2.
- Major mistakes in 1 out of 3 questions: 3.
- Major mistakes in 2 out of 3 questions: 4.


The whole material presented during the lectures.


Lecture slides, textbooks (detailed information will be given during the first lecture).

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Do 23.03.2023 00:24