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Synoptic Analysis I (2)

2012-08-08 16:16:42

Synoptic Analysis I (2)
Course Code: 3150139
Credits: 1.5
Teaching Hours: 32
Pre-requisites: Advanced Mathematics, General Physics, Fluid Mechanics, Atmospheric Physics, Fundamentals of Synoptics, Basic Methods of Synoptic Analysis
Module Provider: College of Atmospheric Sciences

Aims:
This course is designed to teach students the methods and technical requirements of weather map analysis.

Learning outcomes:
Students get a deeper understanding of synoptic principle and Chinese weather, know well of the methods and technical requirements of weather map analysis. They are trained with the perspective of weather map analysis in weather prediction, and the ability to preliminarily summarize major weather process evolution.

Teaching and learning methods:
Multimedia lectures and practice, with practice as the main method.

Assessments:
20% regular grades plus 80% final exam.