Syllabus for Climate and Landscape
Klimat och landskap
- 10 credits
- Course code: 1GE111
- Education cycle: Second cycle
Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Earth Science A1F
Explanation of codes
The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:
- G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
- G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
- G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
- GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
- A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
- A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
- AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
- Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
- Established: 2007-03-15
- Established by:
- Revised: 2018-08-30
- Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
- Applies from: Autumn 2019
120 credits including minimum 90 credits in Earth Science alternatively Physics. In addition knowledge and skill corresponding to Climate variations 5 credits.
- Responsible department: Department of Earth Sciences
- This course has been discontinued.
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- describe the Earth's global and regional climate
- explain the interaction between climate and landscape dynamics in global climate and environmental change
- describe land use and climate i tropical areas
- describe the heating of the polar regions and how this affects permafrost areas
- explain the principles of energy exchange between the earth's surface and the atmosphere
The course reviews the following topics: regional climate systems across the globe; regional climate couplings to landscape dynamics and development; the dynamic landscape-climate system and land use under global change; local scale surface-atmosphere energy exchange.
Lectures, seminars, and independent study.
Written and oral presentation of results. The course is graded using a written examination, 6 credits, and compulsory activities, 4 credits.
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.
- Latest syllabus (applies from Autumn 2019)
- Previous syllabus (applies from Autumn 2013)
- Previous syllabus (applies from Autumn 2012)
- Previous syllabus (applies from Autumn 2008)
- Previous syllabus (applies from Autumn 2007)
Applies from: Autumn 2019
Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.
Geomorphology and global environmental change
1st paperback edition.: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011