Meteorological Applications and Services

Description

This module aims to:

  • Develop an understanding of the organisation of national and private meteorological services around the world
  • Understand the range of meteorological products and services that available to the public and commercial customers
  • To develop an understanding of meteorology derived financial products in insurance and risk assessment and how to market meteorological products including the production of marketing material

Delivery

  • Lectures and seminars

Assessment

  • Business Plan (40%)
  • Written Exam (60%)

Key skills

  • Critical thinking
  • Ability to contextualise environmental issues and contemporary approaches to their management
  • Applying theory to understanding practice
  • Using case studies to demonstrate scientific theory