Applied Meteorology

 

Head of Laboratory.    : Dr. Rusmawan Suwarman, S.Si., MT.

Dean Decree No : 658/SK/I1.C05/KP/2011 – April 1,  2011 and No. 187/SK/Ii.C05/KP/2016 – Februari 5, 2016

Description of laboratory:

Organizationally, the Applied Meteorology Laboratory is under the Faculty of Earth Science and Technology Institute Technology Bandung managed by the Meteorology Study Program. This laboratory organizes several practicums for students, as well as conducting observations and measurements of climatic elements whose results can be used for the research of lecturers and students, both from the Meteorological Studies Program and others such as Environmental Engineering, Civil, Architecture, Biology, Geology, as well as agencies that require climate data around the campus area of Institute Technology Bandung.

Functions :

  • Education

Applied Meteorology Laboratory holds practicum in the field of meteorology, climatology, meteorological observation, meteorological data analysis and others. It also provides meteorological data for the purposes of Practicum, Final Report of undergraduate students, Thesis, and Desertation.

  • Research

Preparation of meteorological data support the development of meteorologigal research such as climate change, hydrometeorology, and also research that require meteorological data.

  • Community Services

Providing public education on the impacts of climate change, flood potential areas, and others.

Courses in semester 1 – Year 2009/2010:

 No.  Code  Cources Study Programs Students
 1.  ME2112  General Meteorology  Meteorology  80
 2.  ME3121  Analisys Data Meterology I  Meteorology  22
 3.  ME4133  Water Management  Meteorology  11
 4.  ME4234  Climate Policy  Meteorology  40

Space area 16 m2

Equipment:

 No.  Equipment Amount  Year of acquisition  Condition

(Good/damaged)

 1.  Direct Reading  Hygro-  Thermo  1  1970 Good
 2.  Farm Rain Gage  1  1970 Good
 3.  Hand Anemometer  1  1970 Good
 4.  Home Weather Panel  1  1969 Good
 5.  Ceiling Light Projector  1  1973 Good
 6.  Ballon Inflation Kit  1  1974 Good
 7.  Pilot Ballon Timer  1  1973 Good
 8.  Vane Aspirated Radiation  Shield  1  1974 Good
 9.  Platinum Bulb Sensor, 100  Ohm  7  1974 Good
 10.  Master Polar Disc  Plannimeter  1  1973 Good
 11.  Wind Speed Transmitter,  Cable  1  1975 Good
 12.  Wind Direction Transmitter Cable  1  1975 Good
 13.  Translater Por.Case,  AC/DC, 12 V  1  1975 Good
 14.  Recorder, 8 day Spring  Wound  1  1975 Good
 15.  Mouting Arm  1  1975 Good
 16.  Mast, 9ft  1  1975 Good
 17.  Stylus Geotech Teledyne  P/N  1  1975 Good
 18.  Hand Held Wind  Speed Measuring Set  1  1975 Good
 19.  Vane Aspirated Radiation  Shield  1  1976 Good
 20.  Electronic Calculator  HP-45  1  1976 Good
 21.  Balloon Filling Device,  BT-1A  1  1977 Good
 22  Balloon Filling Device,  BT-2A  1  1977 Good
 23.  Helium Regulator, BT-10  1  1977 Good
 24.  Calculator Graphing Board  1  1977 Good
 25.  Stop Watch, SN-405  1  1977 Good
 26.  Calculator Fully  Programable  1  1978 Good
 27.  Vane Aspirated Radiation  Shield  7  1976 Good
 28.  Vane Aspirated Radiation  Shield  3  1974 Good
 29.  Wind Direction  Transmitter Cable  1  1975 Good
 30.  Wind Speed Transmitter,  Cable  1  1975 Good
 31.  Master Polar Disc  Plannimeter  1  1973 Good
 32.  Electronic Calculator  HP-45  1  1976 Good
 33.  Stylus Geotech Teledyne  2  1975 Good
 34.  Temperatur Rec. Range-10  1  1976 Good
 35.  Sunshine Duration  Recorder  1  1971 Good
 36.  Thermograph Celcius  Weekly  1  1972 Good
 37.  Barograph  1  1974 Good
 38.  Event Recorder  2  1974 Good
 39.  Remote Recording Rain  Gage  2  1974 Good
 40.  Pilot Ballon Theodolit,  3V DC  1  1971 Good
 41.  Sunshine Duration  Recorder  1  1974 Good
 42.  Thermo-Higrograph  1  1969 Good
 43.  Polymeter Combination of  Hygrograph  1  1986 Good
 44.  Spare Dry Thermometer  1  1986 Good
 45.  Spare Wet Thermometer  1  1986 Good
 46.  Standard Psycrometer  1  1986 Good
 47.  Stom Hygrometer  1  1986 Good
 48.  Tripod  1  1971 Good
 49.  Recorder and Snow  Gage  1  1986 Good
 50.  Aerovane Transmitter  1  1970 Good
 51.  Transmitter Support  1  1970 Good
 52.  Aerovane Cable  1  1970 Good
 53.  Aerovane Recorder  1  1970 Good
 54.  Aerovane Indicator  1  1970 Good
 55.  Remote Recording Rain Gage  5  1970 Good
 56.  Evaporimeter  1  1970 Good
 57.  Sling for Microbarograph  1  1989 Good
 58.  Vane Anemometer With  Automation  1  1989 Good
 59.  Compas  1  1989 Good
 60.  Thermo-Baro-Hygrograph  1  1982 Good
 61.  Remote Thermograph  1  1982 Good
 62.  Recording Rain Gauges  1  1996 Good
 63.  Thermohigrograph  1  1996 Good
 64.  Psycometer  2  1996 Good
 65.  Recording Instrument  2  1996 Good
 67.  Centigrade Psychrometric  Slide  Rules  10 Good
 68.  Memory Pack  1 Good
 69.  Phyranometer B/W  1 Good
 70.  Wind Speed Trnasmitter  (Cable)  1  2005 Good
 71.  Wind Speed (Sensor)  1  2005 Good
 72.  Wind Speed (Recorder)  1  2005 Good
 73.  Baromatic Pressure  (Sensor)  1  2005 Good
 74.  Wind Direction (Sensor)  1  2005 Good
 75.  Humadity (Sensor)  1  2005 Good
 76.  Temperature (Sensor)  1  2005 Good
 78.  Solar Shield  1  2005 Good
 79.  Solar Radiation (Sensor)  1  2005 Good
 80  Tippng Bucket Rain Gage  1  2005 Good
 81.  Contact Anemometer  1 Good
 82.  Speedomax Recorder  1 Good
 83.  Higrometer Ruangan  1 Good
 84.  Par Lamp  11 Good
 85.  Aspirated Hygrometer  2 Good
 86.  Thermometer Higro Good
 87.  Bi-Therm Dial  Thermometer  2 Good
 88.  Bi-Metal Thermometer  3 Good
 89.  Sling Psycometer  4 Good
 90.  Observatory Mecurial  barometer  1  1969 Good
 91.  Max-Min Thermometer  Celcius  1  1969 Good
 92.  Dew Point App. Celcius  1  1970 Good
 93.  Calculator Listrik, 201S  1  1978 Damaged
 94.  Eppley Black and White  Phyrometer  1  1972 Good
 95.  Phyranometer Recorder  1  1972 Good
 96.  Recording Evaporating  Gage  1  1971 Good
 97.  Higro-Thermograph  1  1974 Good
 98.  Anemometer  1  1969 Good
 99.  Reecision Microbarograph  1  1969 Good
 100.  Cup Anemometer With  Electric  1  1986 Good
 101.  Anemometer Electrical  Dig.Dis  1  1989 Good
 102.  Max Thermometer  1 Damaged
 103.  MinThermometer  1  Damaged
 104.  Komputer  5 sets Good
 105.  Komputer  1 sets Damaged
 106.  Printer  1 Good
 107.  SPSS (Software)  1 Good
 108.  GW (Software Global Water AWS

Data Logger)

 1 Good
 109.  Matlab (Software Prediksi)  1 Good

Activities:

Lecturer: Dra. Atika Lubis, MS.
 No.  Acitivities Year
 1. Practicum of Hidrogeometeorology  2006-2009
 2. Condition of Hidrogeometeorology of Dayeuh Kolot Bandung  2008
 3. Reviews Climate Change and Its impact to Water Availability in West Java  2009
 4. Jakarta Flood in 2007, Disaster or Environment Consequences  2008
 5. Management of Water Resources for Climate Change Adaptation  2006
 6. Meteorological Data Efficiency in Offshore Mining Areas  2007
 Lecturer: Dra. Sri Hartati Soenarmo, MSP
 No.   Acitivities  Year
 1. Data Procurement Strategy and Optimization of Data Utilization of BMKG In Improving Air Quality Monitoring and Information System  2007
 2. The Eco-hydrogeometeorological Analysis for Bandung Basin Based on the Rainfall Characteristics and Satellite Image Processing  2007
 3. Landslide Disaster Information System In Anticipation of the Influence of Global Climate Change in Mountain Areas  2008
 4. Landsat Image Processed Application in Rational Method for Estimating the Flooded Area as a Function of Land Cover in Bandung Basin  2008
 5. Water Deficits and Surplus Mapping Based on Image Processing Technique in Bandung Basin (case study in May 2001)  2008
 6. Active Tectonic Study of Kuningan and Surrounding Areas Based on Satellite Remote Sensing Data Analysis
 7. Geographical Assumptions of Spacial Evapotranspiration of Volcanic Basin of Bandung Area Based on Processing Satellite Imagery
 8. The Effect of Tropical Atmosphere Conditions on Hydrogeology of Volcanic Areas Based on Satellite Imagery Processing in Bandung Basin
 9. Lecture and Participation at the Seminar ofAdvantage of GIS and Remote Sensing Aplication in Hidrology, Planology and Earth Sciences
 10. Urban Heat Island Study and Its Relation to Changes in Temperature Climate Parameters and Rainfall Using Landsat TM Satellite Imagery Case Study of DKI Jakarta and Surroundings  2006
 11. Analysis of the Cloud Peak Temperature in Relation to Rainfall in Jakarta 2002.  2006
 12. Analysis of the SO2 and NO2 Concentrations Effect in Atmospheric Against Reduced Rainwater pH in Bandung  2006
 13. Analysis of the Health Loss due to SO2 Pollution By Electricity Steam Engagers Fueled by Coal Using The Model Robust Uniform World Airpacts  2006
 14. Analysis of the Spreading of Pollutants on Bandung Basin Using the Air Quality Model  2007
 15. Anaysis of the  Effect of Rainfall, Temperature, CO and PM10 Concentration Against Acute Respiratory Disease Case Study Bandung  2007
 16. Analysis of the Effect of Rainfall on Level of Disaster Landslide Hazard of Bandung Regency  2007
 17. Analysis of Changes in the Puddle Area in 2001 and 2004  2007
 18. Study of Climate Parameters of East Java Region to Find Potential Area of Jatropha Curcas Based on Geographic Information System  2007
 19. Water Surplus Mapping Area Based on Image Use and SIG Analysis (Case Study: Bandung and Surrounding, June 2001)  2008
 20. SO Gas Deployment Simulation with Fluent Model and Gauss Diffusion Model  2008
 21. Estimation of Evapotranspiration Using Penman Monteith Methode and ASTER Satellite Image  2008
22.   Correlation Study Between Soil Humidity With Land Use Based on Satellite Imagery

(Case Study: Bandung and Surrounding)

Development plan:

 2008
Conducting practicum in the field of meteorology, compiling and completing practical manuals, daily observing elements of climate, compiling climate data regularly, conducting applied meteorological research relevant to development and environment, conducting research with other agencies, conducting field lectures in meteorology, giving upgrades to the practicum assistant.

 

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