15 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: This module will provide an understanding of the physical basis of polar and alpine climates, and the impact of high-latitude/-elevation climate change. Taught by climate scientists active in polar and alpine regions, it will introduce the concepts and challenges involved in deciphering the signal of climate change in these areas. Through the use of relevant case studies from the Arctic, Antarctic, and European Alps, the unit will provide an up-to-date overview of polar and alpine climates.

Staff Contact: Dr. Edward Hanna
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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