Meteorology

Meteorology

AUDIO : English
SUBTITLES : English, French

Didier, experimented military pilot and instructor, opens the doors to this astonishing subject that is meteorology. A step-by-step, didactic, accessible but nevertheless detailed course.



This course cannot be purchased individually, but is available in the following bundles:

Audio in English Subtitles in English Subtitles in Greek OPEN category SPECIFIC category European License (OPEN or SPECIFIC)
  • WELCOME
  • ATMOSPHERE - BASICS
    • Introduction
    • Definition and composition
    • Preview
    • Layers - Troposphere and Tropopause
    • Layers - Stratosphere
    • Theoretical temperature variations
    • ISA - International Standard Atmosphere
  • ATMOSPHERE - TEMPERATURE
    • Definition and heat propagation
    • Heating up the atmosphere
    • Temperature inversion
    • Influencing factors
    • Diurnal temperature
    • Measuring temperature
  • ATMOSPHERE - ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
    • Atmospheric pressure
    • Preview
    • QFF
    • Pressure systems
    • Low pressure area
    • High pressure area
  • ATMOSPHERE - HUMIDITY
    • The 3 states of water and changes of state
    • Relative humidity
    • Dewpoint
  • ATMOSPHERE - AIR DENSITY
    • Air density
  • ALTIMETRY
    • Definition
    • Altimeter settings
    • Different altitudes
    • Altimeter errors
  • WINDS
    • Introduction
    • Definition, direction and intensity
    • Forces at play
    • Geostrophic and gradient wind
    • Surface wind
    • Local winds
  • STABILITY & INSTABILITY, FOGS, CLOUDS AND PRECIPITATIONS
    • Introduction
    • Stability & instability - Definitions
    • Stability & instability - Adiabatic transformations
    • Fog: Definition
    • Fog: Fog types
    • Fog: Mist
    • Clouds: Definition and types
    • Clouds: Formation
    • Clouds: Observation and reporting
    • Precipitations: Definition
    • Precipitations: Classification
    • Precipitations: Types
  • AIR MASSES
    • Introduction
    • General air circulation
    • Definition, formation and classification
    • Air masses influencing Western Europe
  • FRONTAL SYSTEMS
    • Introduction
    • Definition and classification
    • Warm front
    • Cold front
    • Occlusion
    • North Atlantic perturbations
    • Weather in frontal systems
  • DANGERS TO AVIATION
    • Introduction
    • Visibility
    • Icing: Formation
    • Types of icing
    • Carburator icing
    • Turbulences: Definition and types
    • Thunderstorms: Definition and formation
    • Thunderstorms: Associated dangers
  • METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION
    • Introduction
    • Messages types
    • METAR
    • METAR: Visibility and present weather
    • METAR: Clouds, temperature and atmospheric pressure
    • METAR: Color state
    • METAR: Additional information
    • SPECI
    • TAF
    • Recorded messages
    • CHARTS: Surface charts
    • CHARTS: Altitude charts
    • CHARTS: Abbreviations and symbols
  • CONCLUSION
    • Conclusion