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Course module: NS-MO502M
NS-MO502M
Making, analyzing and interpreting observations
Course infoSchedule
Course codeNS-MO502M
ECTS Credits7.5
Category / LevelM (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byFaculty of Science; Graduate School of Natural Sciences;
Contact persondr. R.S.W. van de Wal
Telephone2533259
E-mailr.s.w.vandewal@uu.nl
Lecturers
Lecturer
dr. C.H. Tijm-Reijmer
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Lecturer
dr. R.S.W. van de Wal
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Contactperson for the course
dr. R.S.W. van de Wal
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Teaching period
1  (05/09/2016 to 11/11/2016)
Teaching period in which the course begins
1
Time slot-: Not in use
Study mode
Full-time
Remarkfor schedule see ns-mo501m
Enrolment periodfrom 30/05/2016 up to and including 26/06/2016
Course application processOsiris
Enrolling through OSIRISYes
Enrolment open to students taking subsidiary coursesYes
Pre-enrolmentNo
Post-registrationYes
Post-registration openfrom 22/08/2016 up to and including 23/08/2016
Waiting listNo
Aims
1. Is acquainted with basic data analyses techniques, calibration, data correction, error removal etc.
2. Is able to write simple programming codes  (Fortran, mathlab, c++) in aid of the data analyses.
3. Is able to read modern scientific literature about topics in observational meteorological or oceanographic research.
4. Is able to describe and interpret data.
5. Is  able to compute related parameters
 
    
Content
In this course you will gain practical experience with field measurements related to meteorological or oceanographic processes. When possible you will get the opportunity to participate in ongoing experiments.
Competencies
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Entry requirements
You must meet the following requirements
  • Assigned study entrance permit for the master
Prerequisite knowledge
It is assumed that the students have followed or are following the three first year compulsary master courses of MPOC.
Required materials
Dictation
Lecture notes will be made available electronically.
Instructional formats
Lecture

Tests
Final result
Test weight100
Minimum grade5.5

Assessment
Oral presentation (20%)
Written report (50%)
Hand in exercises (30%)

Minimum grade to pass is at least 6.0 for the written report and a average above 5.5

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