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701-1266-00L  Weather Discussion

SemesterFrühjahrssemester 2016
DozierendeH. Wernli
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
LehrspracheEnglisch
KommentarLimited number of participants.
Preference will be given to students on the masters level.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge in meteorology is required for this class, students are advised to take courses 702-0473-00L and/or 701-1221-00L before attending this course.


KurzbeschreibungThis three-parts course includes: (i) concise units to update the students knowledge about key aspects of mid-latitude weather systems and numerical weather prediction, (ii) a concrete application of this knowledge to predict and discuss the "weather of the week", and (iii) an in-depth case study analysis, performed in small groups, of a remarkable past weather event.
LernzielStudents will learn how to elaborate a weather prediction and to cope with uncertainties of weather (probabilistic) prediction models. They will also learn how to apply theoretical concepts from other lecture courses on atmospheric dynamics to perform a detailed case study of a specific weather event, using state-of-the-art observational and model-derived products and datasets.