Exeter Trip. Early Morning. The day started by meeting at college at 6.30 am. We then drove down to Manchester airport, ready to fly down to Exceter. In Exeter.
When we arrived in Exeter, we had transport arranged. We started the day in Exeter by going to the University first, then to the Met Office.
When we arrived at the university, we were
taken to the maths department
Where we met some of the professors
and had some refreshments.
We then had a tour of the university, given by a student that attended. The tour was
mainly of the grounds and accommodation, as there was not enough time to see all the
The University of Exeter has two campuses in Exeter and in Cornwall.
For the university website:
For the prospectus:
For a virtual tour
The talk showed the governing equations which are used to predict
weather, how the formulas are created, the characters of atmospheric
flow, and the models in spherical geometry.
After the presentation, we
had dinner at the University
Going to the Met Office.
When we arrived at the met office, we had a presentation on the Met Office and
what its everyday tasks where, including facts, staff information, environmental
issues, observation, for forecasts are produced and about the day.
The presentation can be viewed at:
we had a tour of the Met office.
This started inside, where we saw how the
received on the
We was also
shown the super
The tour continued outside, where we viewed the instruments which predicted the
(filmed by Andrew Preston)
View the webcam at the Met Office: