The course applies basic fluid dynamics to processes in the atmosphere and ocean. The starting point is a survey of the laws of fluid dynamics.
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The discussion of dynamic processes comprises geostrophic balance, thermal wind, as well as basic vortex dynamics and conservation laws. These ideas are applied to describe synoptic-scale motion in the atmosphere.
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ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
You can search for schedules from previous years in TimeEdit, by entering the course code.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
Holton, J. R.: An introduction to dynamic meteorology, 5th edition, 2012. International Geophysics Series, Academic Press
The course is held every autumn semester.
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