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Enrolment code: KGA321

Offered: Hobart: semester 2,

Unit description:

Covers the physical principles governing the transfer of radiation, heat and moisture in the atmosphere boundary layer; monitoring the microclimate of different environments; the surface energy balance, evapotranspiration and the hydrological cycle; and air pollution in the boundary layer.

Staff Dr M Nuñez For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2x1-hr lectures weekly, 12x2-hr tutorials, 2 days project/field work Timetable
Prerequisites KGA200 (including KGA290) or 25% KGA yr-2 units including KGA209  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam in Nov (60%), tutorial reports (20%), 1,500-word project report (20%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Recommended texts etc Oke TR, Boundary Layer Climates, ISBN 0416044328
Arya SP, Introduction to Micrometeorology, ISBN 0120644908
Stull RB, Meteorology Today for Scientists and Engineers, ISBN 0314064710
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Geography and Environmental Studies
Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Science (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Science (Natural Environment and Wilderness Management)
Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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