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School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Now offering two distinct diplomas: Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering

Environmental Meteorology and Air Quality Models

Course Information:

Course ID:ENVE 332
Type of course:Required course
Teaching Hours:Th=2, E=1, L=0

Instructor: Professor D. Kolokotsa (Faculty Member - EnvEng)

Tutorial Execises: A. Spyridaki

Textbooks (Eudoxus):

  • Book [33134074]: Εφαρμοσμένη μετεωρολογία, Μπαλτάς Ευάγγελος Α. 
  • Book [11083]: Μαθήματα μετεωρολογίας και κλιματολογίας, Φλόκας Απόστολος Α. 

Recommended reading:

  • Donald Ahrens, Meteorology today, 9thed, AN INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER, CLIMATE, ANDTHEENVIRONMENT, C. ISBN-13: 978-0-495-55573-5


  •  Registration required

Course contents:

  • Introduction to the structure of the atmosphere
  • Heat - Radiation in the atmosphere
  • The temperature-Vertical changes - Stability- Measuring equipment
  • Moisture - Evaporation and Transpiration
  • Water in the atmosphere. Precipitation.
  • Thermodynamic diagrams of the atmosphere.
  • Pressure and Wind.
  • Local winds and atmospheric circulation.
  • Air masses and fronts. Weather forecast
  • Models of gas diffusion.
  • Climate change.

Assessment and grading method:

  • Final closed-book written exam, 100% of the grade

Last modification: 03-09-2018