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Study programme: Geophysics
Study cycle: Master (second)
Module: Meteorology
Core of the programme: Mandatory for Meteorology module
Year: 1
Semester: 2

Lectures: 30 hours
Exercises: 30 hours
Seminar: 0 hours

No. of ECTS credits: 7

Language: Slovenian
Specifics: 14 weekly projects

Models I

Objectives of the course and intended learning outcomes (competences)

Acquainting with basic modelling approaches and basic mathematical tools. Each weekly project is a combination of a model type and a tool.

Contents (Syllabus outline)

Basic literature

Expected achievements

Knowledge and understanding
The knowledge of basic modelling aproaches, understanding of individual modelling tools.

The skill of data modelling and methods of stochastic analysis.

Understanding of the phenomenon-model relation, the reflection of complexity.

Transferable skills
Presenting of data and results of analysis – advanced graphic tools. Mastering of time- and memory-extensive computational algorithms.

Teaching methods

Lectures, discussion of projects, consultations.


First cycle.

Assesment methods

The assessment consists of two parts, successful completion of all weekly assignments and successful completion of the final project assignment. The candidate successfully completes the assessment by obtaining a grade 6 (pass) to 10 (excellent) in both parts.

Methods of quality assessment

Selfevaluation, student questionaires.

Course coodinator and his references