Climate Model Simulations
7.5 credits cr.
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The course introduces knowledge about climate models and how are they used to understand the climate change due to human activity and natural variation.
The students will learn the climate forcings under different climatic conditions, from past, present and future, as well as climate response to these forcings. The course includes practical exercise on spatial and temporal analysis of output from climate model simulations.
The course is part (elective course) of the Master's Programme in Polar Landscapes and Quaternary Climate but can also be read as a separate course.
Instruction consists of lectures, seminars and exercises.
For details see syllabus.
Plagiarism and regulations for disciplinary matters
As a student you must be conscientious about clearly accounting for the material used in the texts that are submitted for examination. To use another person’s expressions or ideas without stating the source is plagiarism. To translate and/or change some words in someone else’s text and present it as your own is also a form of plagiarism. Plagiarism is considered cheating and if discovered in an exam or paper, the exam or paper will be failed immediately and disciplinary measures may be taken.
Any student who is caught cheating or disrupting academic activities may be suspended from lectures and exams for a period of up to six months. The Vice Chancellor or the Disciplinary Council decide whether the student is to be subject to any disciplinary measures.
Read more about the rules and regulations here: Governing documents relating to education.
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Registration is normally done at the beginning of each semester.