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280350 VO PM-MiMet Micrometeorology (NPI) (2019W)



max. 50 participants
Language: English

Examination dates



DI wtl von 01.10.2019 bis 28.01.2020 09.30-12.00 Raum 2F513

Termin Dienstag 01.10.2019 09:30 - 12:00 entfällt! Stattdessen werden die Studierenden gebeten an den Hearingsvorträgen teilzunehmen.
(Date Tuesday 01.10.2019 09:30 - 12:00 not applicable! Instead, students will be asked to participate in the hearings.)


Aims, contents and method of the course

Structure of the boundary layer, turbulent energy and material flows, exchange between earth's surface and atmosphere, moisture in the boundary layer, similarity theory, turbulence kinetic energy, flow parameterization, propagation models. Content and methods based on R. Stull: An Introduction to Boundary Layer Meteorology.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral presentation of a micrometeorological topic in the last lectures.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Understanding the processes in the atmospheric boundary layer and the micrometeorological phenomena.

Examination topics

Lecture, supported by handouts with figures, tables and formulas. A table of contents will be presented in the 1st lecture.

Reading list

Literature list will be presented in the 1st lecture. Handouts will be distributed through the Moodle pages of "Uebungen".
Literature in advance:
- Stull, Roland B., 2003: An Introduction to Boundary Layer Meteorology. Kluwer Academic Publishers
- Arya, s. Pal, 2001: Introduction to Micrometeorology, Academic Press
- Foken, Thomas, 2003: Angewandte Meteorologie – Mikrometeorologische Methoden, Springer Verlag
- Etling, D., 2002: Theoretische Meteorologie, eine Einführung. Springer, Heidelberg, 354pp.

Association in the course directory

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