Environmental Aspects of Transport

Code:
20Y1EA
Academic Degree:
bachelor
Study Programme:
Technology in Transportation and Telecommunications (B 3710)
Form of Study:
full-time study
Credits:
2
Number of Hours:
2 + 0 hours per week - in full-time study
Type of Course:
elective
Semester | Language | Field:
czech all study fields
Course Completion:
classified credit
Course Tutor:
 
roh  Lectures:
Mgr. Pavel Juruš, Ph.D.
Supervising Department:
Department of Transport Telematics (16120)
Keywords:
air quality, road weather
Abstract:
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.
Objectives:
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.