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290036 VO Climate Change: Bio-Physical and Social Fundamentals (2021W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
MIXED

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 200 participants
Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

One part of the students will alternately be on site, the other part will attend the course in a digital way at home. The definite arrangement will then be announced by the course intructors probably via Moodle.

Tuesday 05.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3 2A211 2.OG UZA II Geo-Zentrum
Tuesday 12.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3 2A211 2.OG UZA II Geo-Zentrum
Tuesday 19.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3 2A211 2.OG UZA II Geo-Zentrum
Tuesday 09.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3 2A211 2.OG UZA II Geo-Zentrum
Tuesday 16.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3 2A211 2.OG UZA II Geo-Zentrum
Tuesday 23.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3 2A211 2.OG UZA II Geo-Zentrum
Tuesday 30.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3 2A211 2.OG UZA II Geo-Zentrum
Tuesday 07.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3 2A211 2.OG UZA II Geo-Zentrum
Tuesday 14.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3 2A211 2.OG UZA II Geo-Zentrum
Tuesday 11.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3 2A211 2.OG UZA II Geo-Zentrum
Tuesday 18.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3 2A211 2.OG UZA II Geo-Zentrum

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The subject of the lecture is, on the one hand, to convey a basic understanding of the extraterrestrial, geological and biophysical causes of the Earth's climate, as well as its influence by humans. On the other hand, the lecture will present the consequences of climate change on human lifestyles as well as ways to cope with and mitigate it.
In the lecture, lecturers from climatology, physical geography and anthropogeography will present different aspects of the topic.

Sessions and topics:
1st (05.10.2021): Climate Change: "Setting the Scene" (Prof Thomas Glade).
2nd (12.10.2021): Climate Change as a Budgetary Problem (Prof Aiko Voigt)
3rd (19.10.2021): Climate Change and Climate Change - Causes and Drivers (Dr Philipp Marr)
[26.10.2021 No lectures]
[02.11.2021 No lectures]
4th (09.11.2021): Temporal scales of climate change of the earth (Prof Stephan Glatzel)
5th (16.11.2021): Spatial scales of climate change of the earth (Prof Stephan Glatzel)
6th (23.11.2021): The Earth's climate system (Prof Stephan Glatzel)
7th (30.11.2021): Modelling of the climate system (Prof. Aiko Voigt)
8th (07.12.2021): Climate Change Adaptation and Transition Pathways (Prof Michaela Trippl)
9th (14.12.2021): Current challenges of the transformation towards sustainability (Prof Michaela Trippl)
[21.12.2021 No lectures]
[28.12.2021 No lectures]
[04.01.2022 No lectures]
10th (11.01.2022): The Human Contribution to Climate Change (Dr. Harald Sterly)
11th (18.01.2022): The consequences of climate change for economy and society (Dr. Harald Sterly)
12th (25.01.2022): Synthesis Climate Change - Summary - and Outlook for the Special VO (Prof Thomas Glade)

Assessment and permitted materials

Written examination (Klausur) at the end of the semester.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students recognise the causes and contexts of current and past climate change and the role in causing and managing climate change.

Examination topics

Contents of the lecture: the exam will consist of questions on all topics of the lecture.

Reading list

Latif, M. (2015): Climate. Fischer Kompakt. 130 S.

Association in the course directory

(EC Klimawandel M1)

Last modified: Tu 12.10.2021 10:29