The course covers the natural and anthropogenic processes that control the Earth's climate and climate variability over time.

The course covers:

  • Theories of climate variability on different time scales
  • Theories of the climate control mechanisms and feedback mechanisms
  • Natural climate archives
  • Human impact on climate

Course literature

Ruddiman, W.F. 2014: Earth’s Climate: Past and Future (3e uppl.). W.H. Freeman & Company, New York.

Registration

Lena Åkerblom
E-mail: lena.akerblom@natgeo.su.se

Course Responsible

Margareta Hansson
E-mail: margareta.hansson@natgeo.su.se

Language of instruction

English.

Duration

Autumn term 2019, IT-distance, Study tempo 25%.

Requirements

Admission to the course requires knowledge equivalent to 30 ECTS credits in Earth sciences, or 60 ECTS credits in geography.

Application

Application period for autumn term: 15 March until 15 April.

• Applications are made via www.universityadmissions.se

Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland.