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41821-01 - Vorlesung mit Übungen: Ecological Sustainability Aspects of Climate Change 3 KP

Semester Herbstsemester 2022
Angebotsmuster unregelmässig
Dozierende Dirk Schindler (dirk.schindler@unibas.ch, BeurteilerIn)
Inhalt Current climate change is altering many physical, biological and human systems in the earth-atmosphere system. With regard to the near future, projected climate change is the greatest challenge for mankind. The topics of the course will provide an interdisciplinary overview of observations, analyses, simulations and interpretations of current and projected climate change and its consequences at regional and global scales.


Amongst others the following topics are covered:
- Climate system as part of the earth system;
- Overview about the facets of current and projected climate change;
- Impacts of global and regional climate change on physical, biological and human systems;
- Mitigation and adaptation strategies;
- Climate Engineering;
- Sustainability and climate.
Lernziele The students
- deepen their knowledge on current global and regional climate change;
- extend their knowledge on anthropogenic influence causing current climate change;
- develop solid skills for the objective interpretation und assessment of the changes associated with the projected climate change in physical, biological and human systems;
- analyse and evaluate possibilities for the application of mitigation und adaptation strategies.
Literatur Recommended literature:
IPCC (2014) Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report. Summary for Policymakers
IPCC (2014): Climate change 2014. Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Summary for Policymakers
Further literature will be provided during the course.
Bemerkungen Schedule:
Weekly course of 4 lessons during first half of teaching period: 21.09. to 02.11.2022: Wednesday, from 14:15 to 18.00h.

Within the MSD credit points can be transferred to the module "Focal Areas in Sustainability Research" (learning agreement) (all students). Students with focus area in natural sciences can accredit the course within the published module.

This course is offered by the MSD. Dr. Dirk Schindler holds a teaching assignment.


 

Teilnahmebedingungen Special course inscription required for ALL (for details see 'course application' or 'Anmeldung').

Limited number of participants (17). Students of the MSD (incl. preparation semester MSD) have priority.

If you study something different you must do at least a master's degree within the Departement of Enviromental Sciences (Faculty of Sciences) and may attend the course in case of vacancies. No other students admitted.

Students of the MSD who have chosen the focus area in social sciences or in economics must have completed the 'Complementary Knowledge in Natural Sciences' module (or at least earned 8 CP out of 12 CP).

Anmeldung zur Lehrveranstaltung Mandatory application for ALL! Link open from 18.08.22/noon-04.09.22/midnight: https://adam.unibas.ch/goto_adam_fold_744967.html

Login and application only possible with open link. Login button on top row right hand side of ADAM website. First emails with confirmation of participation will be sent out at the end of the first deadline.

In case of vacancies the online application link remains open until Monday, 26.09.22/noon.

Course enrollment on MOnA should be completed by the beginning of the teaching period (withdrawal possible until Monday of teaching week five).
Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Einsatz digitaler Medien kein spezifischer Einsatz

 

Intervall wöchentlich
Datum 21.09.2022 – 02.11.2022
Zeit Mittwoch, 14.15-18.00 Vesalianum, Seminarraum (O2.02)

Weekly course of 4 lessons during first half of teaching period: 21.09. to 02.11.2022: Wednesday, from 14:15 to 18.00h.

Datum Zeit Raum
Mittwoch 21.09.2022 14.15-18.00 Uhr Vesalianum, Seminarraum (O2.02)
Mittwoch 28.09.2022 14.15-18.00 Uhr Vesalianum, Seminarraum (O2.02)
Mittwoch 05.10.2022 14.15-18.00 Uhr Vesalianum, Seminarraum (O2.02)
Mittwoch 12.10.2022 14.15-18.00 Uhr Vesalianum, Seminarraum (O2.02)
Mittwoch 19.10.2022 14.15-18.00 Uhr Vesalianum, Seminarraum (O2.02)
Mittwoch 26.10.2022 14.15-18.00 Uhr Vesalianum, Seminarraum (O2.02)
Mittwoch 02.11.2022 14.15-18.00 Uhr Vesalianum, Seminarraum (O2.02)
Module Modul: Kernbereich Naturwissenschaften (Masterstudium: Sustainable Development)
Leistungsüberprüfung Leistungsnachweis
Hinweise zur Leistungsüberprüfung Compulsory attendance in presence, required readings, presentation. Details according to information of D. Schindler.
Final written examination on 02. November 2022: during usual lecture time (exam lasts 60 minutes); usual lecture room.


An-/Abmeldung zur Leistungsüberprüfung An-/Abmelden: Belegen resp. Stornieren der Belegung via MOnA
Wiederholungsprüfung keine Wiederholungsprüfung
Skala 1-6 0,1
Wiederholtes Belegen beliebig wiederholbar
Zuständige Fakultät Universität Basel
Anbietende Organisationseinheit Departement Umweltwissenschaften

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