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Global Climate Change: The past, present & future


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Module description

This module will review the nature and processes of terrestrial environmental changes, focusing on those related to the carbon cycle, and to Earth’s landcover and landuse. By covering variability and change in these areas of the Earth system and they are assessed, both in relation to natural variabilities and anthropogenic influences, the module will provide the scientific background necessary to better understand the causes and consequences of environmental changes in isolation and as a whole, whether they be paleo-environmental changes, studies of the contemporary environment, or future projections.

Assessment details


Essay (50%) ; Policy Briefing (50%) 

Teaching pattern

20 hours lectures & practical classes