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Degree
Master
Standard Academic Year
1・2
Course delivery methods
face-to-face
Subject
Biological sciences, Agriculture & related subjects, Physical sciences
Program
School
Degree Programs in Life and Earth Sciences
Department
Master's Program in Environmental Sciences
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
April - June
Weekday and Period
Thu3
Capacity
Credits
1.0
Language
English
Course Number
0AND403

Climate System Study I University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

The Earth's climate system represents complex interactions between the atmosphere, ocean and land. This class aims to foster ability to understand general basis on elements of climate system, their interactions, and their variability including El Nino Southern Oscillation and global warming. This course will also introduce 1) conceptual difference between weather forecast and climate projection, and 2) physical mechanisms responsible for anomalous weather and climate events (heavy rainfall, drought, heat wave, etc) occurred in recent years.

Learning Achievement

The Earth's climate system represents complex interactions between the atmosphere, ocean and land. This class aims to foster ability to understand general basis on elements of climate system, their interactions, and their variability including El Nino Southern Oscillation and global warming. This course will also introduce 1) conceptual difference between weather forecast and climate projection, and 2) physical mechanisms responsible for anomalous weather and climate events (heavy rainfall, drought, heat wave, etc) occurred in recent years.

Competence

「1. 理解力、解析力」「2. 課題対応力」に関連する

Course prerequisites

Grading Philosophy

Home work and report submission (100%)

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Kamae Yoichi

Other information

Identical to 01AD319 and 0AQT042.
Lecture is conducted in English. Students need to prepare for classes in advance by studying the meaning of basic terminology on meteorology, for example latent heat, infrared radiation, Hadley circulation, Coriolis force etc if they don't have such basic knowledge.

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Contact person: Yoichi Kamae

Email address: kamae.yoichi.fw@u.tsukuba.ac.jp


Link to the syllabus provided by the university