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Introduction to weather and climate



Full program description

You will receive a link to the course after enrolling.

This course aims to develop your understanding of:

  • what weather and climate are, and how they are measured
  • factors that influence weather and climate generation
  • available data about weather and climate
  • the influence weather and climate have on agriculture.

This short course consists of the following topics:

  1. Introduction
  2. What are weather and climate?
  3. Global circulation patterns
  4. Where does the wind come from and what comes with it?
  5. What makes rain?
  6. General patterns of weather and climate
  7. Weather forecasts
  8. Summary