WMO Class II- Senior Met Technician

WMO Class II- Senior Met Technician
Starts from:Sat, May 25, 2019
Campus Location

Ras AbuAbboud EXPY, Al Khulaifat,Doha,Qatar

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Course Feature
  • Course Code WMO Class II
  • Course Type Full-Time
  • Duration 1 Year
  • Pre-Requisites Pass in WMO Class III-Middle Level Technician
  • Department Meteorology
Class Description

The course is offered to candidates who have completed WMO Class III-Middle Level Technician course. The duration of the course is one year. On completion of the course the participant will graduate as a Senior Met Technician and will qualify to work as a Meteorological Officer or as an Assistant Forecaster.

Subject Modules Per Semester & Course Outcomes

  •  WXPT- 230- Ocean Dynamics
  •  WXPT-231-Introduction to Programming using Matlab
  •  WXPT-252-Atmospheric Dynamics-II
  •  WXPT-259-Atmospheric Physics-II
  •  WXPT-254-Tropical Meteorology
  •  WXPT-250-Thermodynamics Practical
  •  WXPT-255-Satellite and Radar Meteorology
  •  WXPT-280-Numerical weather Prediction (NWP)
  •  WXPT-282-Seiesmology
  •  WXPT291-Weather Analysis and Forecasting
  •  WXPT-292-Meteorology Internship (On-the-Job-training)
  •  Analyze synoptic and meteorological weather charts and prepare aeronautical reports
  •  Understand general climatology and the statistical analysis of meteorological data
  •  Calculate thermodynamic parameters of the atmosphere to find out atmospheric stability conditions
  •  Apply dynamic and thermodynamic concepts to derive the energetic of the atmosphere for forecasting and prediction
  •  Apply the techniques for synoptic forecasting for short- and medium range forecasts
  •  Identify the formation, movement, and prediction of weather systems in the tropics and extra tropics with emphasis to Ocean land interaction.
  •  Analyze satellite cloud images to distinguish weather systems
  •  Practice and preparation of Forecast Reports for short range and medium range forecast for, fog ,dust, thunderstorm ,gustiness etc with the help of Forecast Simulator.
  •  Prepare forecast reports for general, marine, and aviation weather forecasting based on synoptic and dynamic techniques
  •  Demonstrate understanding of atmospheric stability, cloud physics, cloud formation and precipitation processes.
  •  Simulate various weather conditions using the Forecast Simulator system
  •  Formulate forecasts of temperature and other weather parameters
  •  Understand the principles of modern numerical weather prediction
  •  To perform simple simulations of weather forecast using NWP system using an Atmospheric Numerical Model.