Courses in Meteorology Study Track
Information about meteorology courses.

The preliminary syllabus for the academic year 2021-2022 can be found here. The final syllabus will be published in Sisu. Please note, that some courses will not be lectured every academic year.

Meteorology, ad­vanced stud­ies (95-120 cr)

Compulsory courses (45-50 cr)
ATM301 Atmospheric and Earth Sciences Today (5 cr)
ATM345 Seminar in atmospheric sciences (5 cr)
ATM302 Climate.now (2 or 5 cr)
ATM303 Project course in atmospheric sciences (3 or 5 cr)
ATM350 Master's thesis (30 cr)
ATM399 Maturity test (0 cr)
Personal study plan (0 cr) (included in ATM301)

Compulsory course packages (50 cr)
Dynamic meteorology I (25 cr)
ATM347 Boundary Layer Physics I (5 cr)
ATM348 Dynamics of Atmospheric Flow Structures I (5 cr)
ATM349 Dynamics of Atmospheric Flow Structures II (5 cr)
ATM351 Mesometeorology (5 cr)
ATM352 Synoptic meteorology I (5 cr)

Dynamic meteorology II (25 cr)
ATM357 Atmospheric Radiation (5 cr)
ATM354 Cloud Physics (5 cr)
ATM315 Numerical Meteorology I (5 cr)
ATM322 Meteorological observation systems (5 cr)
ATM355 Atmospheric General Circulation I (5 cr)

Optional course packages (0-25 cr)
Dynamic meteorology III
ATM316 Numerical Meteorology II (5cr)
ATM317 Laboratory Course in Numerical Meteorology (5 cr)
ATM356 Convective Weather Systems and Climate (5 cr)
ATM353 Synoptic meteorology II (5 cr)
ATM306 Basics of atmospheric chemistry (5 cr)
ATM310 Time Series Analysis in Geosciences (5 cr)
ATM362 Stratospheric Dynamics and Chemistry (5 cr)
FYS2074 Atmospheric Greenhouse Effect, Climate Change and Impacts

Meteorological remote sensing
ATM323 Advanced Course in Radar Meteorology (5 cr)
ATM324 Laboratory Course in Radar Meteorology (5 cr)
PAP314 Introduction to light scattering (5 cr)
PAP303 Statistical Inverse Methods (5 cr)
ATM325 Satellite Remote Sensing Methods in Aerosol Science (5 cr)

Biometeorology
ATM331 Theory of micrometeorological flux measurements (5 cr)
ATM321 Field course in micrometeorology and hydrology (5 cr)
ATM328 Global biogeochemical cycles (5 cr)
ATM332 Terrestrial water, carbon and nitrogen cycles (5 cr)
ATM359 Eddy covarience intensive course (5 cr)
ATM333 Turbulence Theory (5 cr)
ATM309 Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks (5 cr)

Data analysis
ATM308 Statistical analysis of environmental field measurements (5 cr)
ATM309 Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks (5 cr)
ATM310 Time Series Analysis in Geosciences (5 cr)
DATA11002 Introduction to Machine Learning (5 cr)
DATA12001 Advanced Course in Machine Learning (5 cr)

Other stud­ies (0-25 cr)

Other studies (0-25 cr)
Other studies can include study modules or courses from other programmes or courses from other study tracks. Also practical training and language studies can be included in other studies.