Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2018/2019
Belonging course: 
Disciplinary sector: 
OCEANOGRAPHY AND PHYSICS OF THE ATMOSPHERE (GEO/12)
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
6
Year of study: 
3
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
48

Language

Italian

Course description

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Prerequisites

Basics knowledge of Maths and Physics, oceanography and Meteorology

Syllabus

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The course aims at providing the basic principles of oceanographic and meteorological data collection and analysis.
Oceanographic and meteorological instrumentaion will be described as well as the physics basis behind each measurement.

Teaching Methods

Frontal lessons.

Textbooks

J.R.Taylor - Introduzione all'Analisi degli Errori - ZANICHELLI

"Essential of Meteorology: an invitation to the Atmosphere" di G. Donald Ahrens.
Third Edition (pdf on line)

Collana "Meteorologia" di Andrea Corigliano (Ronca Editore).
Volume 1: L'atmosfera: costituzione, struttura e proprietà
Volume 2: Gli elementi meteorologici principali
Volume 3: Le masse d'aria e le loro caratteristiche fisiche
Volume 4: La circolazione atmosferica: dalla grande scala al mediterraneo

"Manuale di meteorologia" 2009 di M. Giuliacci,‎ A. Giuliacci,‎ P. Corazzon

“Introduction to Physical Oceanography” Robert Stewart
Texas A&M University - PDF ONLINE -

"Descriptive Physical oceanography: an introduction, di Talley, Pickard, Emery, Swift

W.J. Emery, R.E. Thomson, Data analysis methods in physical oceanography, Pergamon.

Parte del materiale didattico (dispense in formato pdf e ppt) è fornito durante il corso dal docente.

Learning assessment

The exam consists of an oral examination aiming at veryfying the achievement of the previously defined educational goals.
Successful candidates must achieve a minimum evaluation of 18/30.
The autonomous capacity of reading and comprehension, the clarity and mastery of argumentations will also be evaluated.

More information

Lectures are in Italian. The professor is fluent in English and is available to interact with students in English, also during the examination

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