Hydrology and meteorology

Course Code :1001WETHYK
Study domain:Engineering Sciences
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:50
Credits:5
Study load (hours):140
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Roeland Samson
Tom Tytgat

3. Course contents *

This course introduces the most important hydrological and meteorological processes, being the basis of weather and climate and the hydrological cycle.

The partim 'hydrology' deals with the concept of energybalance on micro- and macroscale, and its implication for evaporation; precipitation, groundwater flow and quality. Calculations exercises will be used to support the theory.

The partim 'climatology' deals with the atmosphere, the formation of clouds, wind systems and ocean currents and their influence on the climate on earth.