Weather, Climate, Energy and Society
7.5 credits cr.
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This course covers weather, climate and energy use in a sustainable society. With a basis in physical laws the course addresses questions that a future teacher may get from students
Such questions could be:
- What drives atmospheric motion and weather?
- How can you determine the temperature of a planet?
- What is a greenhouse gas and why are only some gases greenhouse gases?
- Why is it so difficult to give a simple answer to how much human activities impact our climate?
- What is a climate model?
- How is our environment affected by different ways of harvesting energy?
- How do different types of radiation affect living organisms?
For a course description, grading criteria, course literature and other material and correspondence related to the course, please see the course Athena-site at https://athena.itslearning.com or ask the responsible lecturer.
Here is a link to a list of course coordinators and examiners.
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.
Starts during the first half of the spring semester.