20 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: GEO101


Aims/Description: This module will give students an understanding of the global climate, focusing on the atmospheres, the oceans, and their interaction. The first part of the module will consider the main characteristics of, and processes behind, climate from the global to the local scale. The second part of the module will examine the physical characteristics of the oceans and their geographical variation, and the role of the oceans in the climate system.

Staff Contact: Dr Julie Jones
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Problem solving, Fieldwork, Independent Study,
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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