UBC ATSC 313 Renewable Energy Meteorology

ATSC 313  Renewable Energy Meteorology

Weather for Hydro, Wind, and Solar Power.    (3 credits)

Welcome to this online course.


 For New & Prospective Students:
   Welcome - Glad you are interested.   (dm)
   Course Info - Whom this course is for.  (dm)
   Syllabus Overview - Main topics in this course.  (dm)
   Course Goals - What you will be able to do.  (dm)
   Sample (pdf) - Showing all 9 steps within a learning module.
   Instructors & TAs - See who your teachers are.  (dm)
   Evaluation - Test and assignment weights.  (dm)
   Textbooks - None to buy.  All content is free online.  (dm)  

 For Enrolled Students:
   Getting Started - Free software you will use.  (dm)
   Canvas - Access to online modules & assignments.  (dm)
   ePortfolio - A capstone project.  (dm)
   Schedule  - Calendar of assignments & due dates.  (dm)
   Subject Content (pdf) - A searchable detailed list of topics.
   Learning Goals & Associated Content:
        • Renewable energy background
        • Hydro-power meteorology
        • Wind-power meteorology
        • Solar-power meteorology
        • Synthesis of renewable energy concepts

   FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions.    (dm)
   Tips - To promote your success.    (dm)

 Guidelines, Info & Resources:

   Netiquette - Treat your online classmates with respect.
   Academic Integrity - Don't cheat.  (dm)
   Academic & Religious Accommodation - So all can thrive.  (dm)
   Learning Commons - Toolkits to aid your academic success.
   Wellness Info - So you can do your best.  (dm)
   Teaching Improvement - Research to make the course better.  (dm)
   Recommendations - Other courses you might enjoy.  (dm)

• We gratefully acknowledge the financial support for this project provided by Skylight funds from the UBC Faculty of Science.
• UBC’s Point Grey Campus is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam) people. The land it is situated on has always been a place of learning for the Musqueam people, who for millennia have passed on their culture, history, and traditions from one generation to the next on this site.
• Nothing in the syllabus can contravene any Academic Calendar regulation or University policy. In resolving any discrepancy, Academic Calendar regulations and University policy take precedence.
• Image credits: Left: Vincent van Zeijst, CC BY 3.0, accessed 16 Jyl 2019 wikipedia commons. Center top: National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), US Dept. of Energy https://www.nrel.gov/research/re-photovoltaics.html Accessed 16 Jul 2019. Center bottom: National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), US Dept. of Energy https://www.nrel.gov/csp/ Accessed 16 Jul 2019. Right: Brennan Smith, from https://www.energy.gov/eere/water/hydropower-market-report , Accessed 16 Jul 2019.