Applied Climatology

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Applied Climatology

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Climatology/Meteorology, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Natural Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    39 credit points including ENVE216 or GEOS216

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The emphasis in this unit is on practical aspects of atmospheric science. The unit begins by developing an understanding of interactions between the Earth's surface and the atmosphere, with emphasis on the planetary boundary layer. It deals with the collection of atmospheric data from a range of field instruments. The unit also deals with the analysis and interpretation of meteorological and climatological data in a variety of applied contexts. Applications include: air pollution meteorology; agriculture and forestry; engineering and architecture; urban climatology; and micrometeorology.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.