General information

Module title Arctic in a Changing Climate
Language English
Module lecturer Agata Buchwal
Lecturer's email kamzik@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position adiunkt, PhD
Faculty Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences
Semester 2021/2022 (winter)
Duration 30
ECTS 5
USOS code ACC

Timetable

Module aim (aims)

The aim of the lecture is to give students the knowledge about the Arctic region, both its biotic and abiotic components, under a changing climate. During the lecture the student will get familiar with the following issues: Climate change and its impact in the Arctic; Arctic amplification; Changing Sea Ice Extent and its global feedbacks; Terrestrial observations in Arctic change; Tundra biome; Geopolitical conflicts in the Arctic; Geohazards and threatens for indigenous communities

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Syllabus

Reading list