General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Sea-Level Change
Language English
Module lecturer prof. dr hab. Karl Stattegger
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position Lecturer
Faculty Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences
Semester 2022/2023 (summer)
Duration 30
USOS code xxxxx


will be agreed with students

Module aim (aims)

The main aim of the course is to present basic knowlwdge on the sea-level changes, their contributing factors, causes and consequences. Students will be able to critically read and assess the sources of sea-level change.

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



During the course the following topics will be presented:

Reading list

Fox-Kemper et al., 2022. Ocean, cryoshere and sea-level change. In: Climate change 2021. The physical science basis. Contribution of working group I to the sixth assessment report of the intergovermental panel on climate change (Masson-Delmotte, V. et al., eds.). Cambridge University Press (free download).

Haigh, I.D. Marcos, M., Dangendorf, S., Calafat, F., eds., 2017. Sea level variability and change. Lausanne: Frontiers media. doi: 10.339/978-2-88945-150-0.