Seminar: Climate Variability and Change: Natural and Man-Made (A1b) (74007)
2023-10-18 (16:15-17:15), online; 2024-02-14-2024-02-16 (several days), tba
Wolfgang Buermann, N.N.
S, 3 ECTS
Preliminary meeting on 18 October 2023, online, start on time at 4.00 pm. Please join the meeting via this link: https://uni-augsburg.zoom.us/j/63845808652?pwd=eWpOUkpQcXFiWDRJZTUMmRIZmNhdz09; Meeting ID: 638 4580 8652, Pass code: GJct*4
+ Seminar block from 14 to 16 February 2024.
Learning Objectives: The aim of this module is to teach fundamental knowledge about current climate development.
Course Content: Basic principles of the climate system; naturally-occurring climate variability, climate change in the past; reconstruction of past climate; natural forcing-factors, circulation dynamics; human impact on the climate system; global warming; Greenhouse effect; land use change; aerosols; ozone depletion; global circulation models; forecasts; scenarios; fundamentals of energy and mass balance; modelling; sensitive parameters of global change
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