Atmosphäre und Ozean


Modul-Kennung: BV450006

Modulbeschreibung in TUM-Online


Atmospheric Physics and Remote Sensing:

Introduction to atmospheric physics with an emphasis on remote sensing of atmospheric components and processes from space:

  • atmosphere, weather and climate
  • clouds, aerosols and trace gases
  • radiative transfer
  • Earth's energy budget
  • remote sensing of the atmosphere
  • climate modelling and climate change

Oceanography and Satellite Altimetry:

  • Equation of motion
  • geostrophic currents
  • hydrostatic balance
  • temperature, salinity, and density
  • ocean tides, tidal analysis
  • de-aliasing
  • radar and laser altimetry
  • altimeter mission overview
  • where to get what data
  • corrections of altimeter observations
  • repeat pass and crossover analysis
  • mean sea surface, geoid, dynamic ocean topography, sea level variability, sea level rise