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Climate Variability

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

This course is taught as a distance learning course in English and the course is a component of the Bachelor's Programme in Earth Science, Distance Learning and it can also be taken as an individual course.

IT-distance via learning platform for distance courses Moodle.

Enrollment key for Moodle will be sent to your student e-mail! Before the course starts, you will receive an e-mail from us with information about roll call, registration, schedule, course literature, etc. Be sure to check your email (also look in the spam filter).

  • Course structure

    IT-distance via learning platform for distance courses Moodle.

    Teaching format

    The course is given only as a distance learning course. The teaching consists of web-based teaching and independent project work.


    For details see syllabus. 


    Margareta Hansson

  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

  • Contact

    Registration is normally done at the beginning of each semester. If you have not received information about registration you can contact the student office directly. 

    Student office (Registration questions) 
    Lena Åkerblom

    Study counsellor
    Elisabeth Sturesson

    Course responsible
    Margareta Hansson