State of the atmosphere, weather observation network, weather in transportation, road meteorology. Weather forecasting, data assimilation, probabilistic forecasts, forecast evaluation. Air quality, main pollutants and their effects, atmospheric chemistry, traffic emissions. Greenhouse gasses, carbon cycle, a role of energy and transportation in climate change.
Students will be introduced into topic of transportation-atmosphere interactions, particularly from point of view of evnironmental informatics. Course serves as a systematic overview of current state of the art and as a broad basis for follow-up study.