Syllabus for Climate and Landscape
Klimat och landskap
A revised version of the syllabus is available.
- 10 credits
- Course code: 1GE111
- Education cycle: Second cycle
Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Earth Science A1F
- Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
- Established: 2007-03-15
- Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
- Revised: 2013-04-26
- Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
- Applies from: Autumn 2013
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.
After completion of the course the student shall 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.
- 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 2013
Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.
Geomorphology and global environmental change
1st paperback edition.: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011