Phy 6205 Climatology I Credit - 3

Concept of weather and climate, Climatic elements, Climatic factors, Cause of seasons, Climatology of (Temperature, Rainfall, Thunderstorm, Drought, Wind) Bangladesh, Global distribution of insolation, Albedo of different surfaces, Air temperature, Mean sea level pressure and wind, Diurnal and annual variations of surface air temperature at different latitudes and over the globe, Global distribution of precipitation, Global Heat Budget, Diurnal and annual variation of precipitation, Global distribution of atmospheric perils, Air masses, their classifications, source regions, modification and associated weather, El Nino, La Nina, Southern Oscillation, Madden-Julian Oscillation, North Atlantic Oscillation, Indian Ocean Dipole Oscillation, Northern Annular Mode or Arctic Oscillation, Northern Pacific Index, Pacific Decadal Oscillation, Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation.