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CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Weather, Air Quality and Transportation

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
20Y1PO KZ 2 2+0 Czech
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Department of Transport Telematics
Synopsis:

State of the atmosphere, weather observation network, weather in transportation, road meteorology. Weather forecasting, data assimilation, probabilistic forecasts, forecast evaluation. Air quality, main pollutants and their effects, atmospheric chemistry, traffic emissions. Greenhouse gasses, carbon cycle, a role of energy and transportation in climate change.

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not defined

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Study Objective:

Students will be introduced into topic of transportation-atmosphere interactions, particularly from point of view of evnironmental informatics. Course serves as a systematic overview of current state of the art and as a broad basis for follow-up study.

Study materials:

Roland B. Stull: Meteorology for Scientists and Engineers, Thomson Learning, 2000

Transportation Air Quality; Selected Facts and Figures. Authors: Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC, 2006

IPCC Fourth Assessment Report: Climate Change, 2007

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Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-10-18
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet2829606.html