Course: Seminar in Meteorology and Climatology

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Course title Seminar in Meteorology and Climatology
Course code KGG/SEMK
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Vysoudil Miroslav, doc. RNDr. CSc.
  • Lehnert Michal, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Course deals with issue of study of climate of small areas. Students should construct topoclimatic map of surroundings of their place of permanent residence and provide text comments. Attention is paid to processing of climatic characteristics and field measurements.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Homework for Teaching - 20 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 30 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The goal is extension of practical knowledge from meteorology and climatology.
Explain relations in meteorology and climatology, deepen active knowledge.
Knowledge within the scope of compulsory subjects that precede this subject in the study plan.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar Work

Construction of topoclimatic map with text comments, processing of climatic characteristics based on time series, description of climate in the surroundings of the place of residence.
Recommended literature
  • Barry, R. G., Chorley, R. (1998). Atmosphere, Weather, Climate. London, New York: Routledge.
  • Bednář, J. (2003). Meteorologie. Praha: Portál.
  • Bonan, G. (2002). Ecological Climatology : Concepts and Applications. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Netopil, R. et al. (1984). Fyzická geografie I. Praha: SPN.
  • Prošek, P., Rein, F. (1982). Mikroklimatologie a mezní vrstva atmosféry. Praha: SPN.
  • Vysoudil, M. (2006). Meteorologie a klimatologie. Olomouc : Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Science Environmental studies and sustainable development (1) Geography courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Science Geography (1) Geography courses 2 Winter