WMO Class III- Middle Level Technician

WMO Class III- Middle Level Technician
Starts from:Wed, January 23, 2019
Campus Location

Ras AbuAbboud EXPY, Al Khulaifat,Doha,Qatar

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Course Feature
  • Course Code WMO Class III
  • Course Type Full-Time
  • Duration 1 Year
  • Pre-Requisites BIP-MT Junior Level(Class IV)
  • Department Meteorology
Class Description

The course is offered to candidates who have completed WMO Class IV-Junior Technician course. The duration of the course is one year. On completion of the course the participant will graduate as a Met Technician and will be able to assist the forecaster in meteorological and aeronautical forecasting offices.

Subject Modules Per Semester & Course Outcomes

  •  WXPT-122-Meteorological data processing (Statistics)
  •  WXPT-189-Physics-II
  •  WXPT-190-Atmospheric Physics-I
  •  WXPT-187-Climatology
  •  WXPT-253-Synoptic meteorology
  •  WXPT-121-Aviation Meteorology
  •  WXPT-251-Atmospheric Dynamics-1
  •  WXPT-255-Application of Weather Forecast Simulator
  •  WXPT- 258-Synoptic Analysis of Weather charts
  •  WXPT-260-Advanced Calculus
  •  Explain the general principles of meteorology
  •   Identify various types of clouds and their associated weather condition
  •  Explain the basic principles of aviation meteorology
  •  Describe the composition and structure of the atmosphere and state how various weather phenomena occur and their effects on flights operations
  •  Interpret coded aviation meteorological information
  •  Interpret decoded routine weather reports
  •  Describe the various scales of weather systems.
  •  Describe Atmospheric composition, and structure in terms of temperature and moisture contents.
  •  Understand the conceptual and mathematical description of atmospheric motion.
  •  Explain the synoptic aspect of the formation and modification of air masses, formation and movement of frontal systems, depressions and cyclones.
  •  Identify synoptic features and weather associated with frontal waves, depressions, warm front, cold front, stationary front, occluded front depressions, origin, maturity and characteristics of cyclones.
  •  Differentiate scales of analysis in Meteorology and the importance of micro, meso and macro, synoptic and planetary scale.
  •  Identify weather systems.
  •  Acquire knowledge on geography and classification of climates.
  •  Understand Global warming and Greenhouse Gases and carbon cycle, some facts about climate change.