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Atmosphere and Sea Dynamics

Code: 40926
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Mirko Orlić
prof. dr. sc. Maja Telišman Prtenjak
Lecturers: dr. sc. Iva Međugorac - Seminar
Take exam: Studomat
English level:


All teaching activities will be held in Croatian. However, foreign students in mixed groups will have the opportunity to attend additional office hours with the lecturer and teaching assistants in English to help master the course materials. Additionally, the lecturer will refer foreign students to the corresponding literature in English, as well as give them the possibility of taking the associated exams in English.

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Seminar 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Understanding of the physical characteristics and motions in the atmosphere and sea, knowledge about ways of measuring and processing of physical quantities that describe the physical characteristics of the atmosphere and sea, realizing the importance of such knowledge to solve some important problems of today (floods, pollution, climate change), and knowledge about the possibilities of their forecast.
  1. Obavezna literatura:
    1. Open University Course Team, 2001: Ocean Circulation, 2nd Edition. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, 286 pp.
    2. Open University Course Team, 1995: Seawater: Its Composition, Properties and Behaviour, 2nd Edition. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, 166 pp.
    3. Open University Course Team, 2002: Waves, Tides and Shallow-Water Processes, 2nd Edition. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, 227 pp.
    4. Penzar, I., Penzar, B., 1989: Agroklimatologija (drugo izdanje). Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 274 pp.
    Znanstveni radovi (za pripremu seminara)

    Dopunska literatura:
    Penzar, B. i suradnici, 1996: Meteorologija za korisnike. Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 274 pp.
    Penzar B., Penzar, I., Orlić, M., 2001: Vrijeme i klima hrvatskog Jadrana. Nakladna kuća "Feletar", Zagreb, 258 pp.
    Mala internet škola oceanografije (http://skola.gfz.hr).
    Vrijeme i klima hrvatskog Jadrana (http://jadran.gfz.hr)
  2. Ahrens, C.D., 2011: Essentials of Meteorology: An Invitation to the Atmosphere 6th Edition. Cengage Learning, USA, 528 str.
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Attended : Climatology
4. semester
Mandatory course - Regular study - Environmental Sciences
Consultations schedule: