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CONTEMPORARY CLIMATE CHANGE

CONTEMPORARY CLIMATE CHANGE

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  1. CONTEMPORARYCLIMATECHANGE Joanna Wibig dutyhours: Monday 12-14, room 232,

  2. Scope of lectures: • Processes forcing the climatic conditions (3) • Climate in the past (4) • Contemporary climate change (2) • Impact of climate change on ecosystems (3-4) • Urban climate (1-2) • Modele klimatu (1)

  3. Processes forcing the climatic conditions: • Energy transport and distribution • Water cycle • Air circulation

  4. Climate in the past: • Causes of climate change: natural and anthropogenic • Sources of climate data • Climate changes in holocene • Biogeochemical cycles (carbon, nitrogen, sulfur)

  5. Contemporary climate change: • Changes in thermal conditions • The other changes

  6. Impact of climate change on ecosystems : • Sea level changes • The other changes

  7. Urban climate: • prof. Krzysztof Fortuniak Climate models:

  8. Assessment rules: open test - 30% assessment of multimedial presentation - 40% activity - 30%

  9. The Fourth IPCC Report, 2007, WMO, Geneva http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/publications_and_data_reports.shtml#1 • IPCC Special report: Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation, 2012, http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/publications_and_data_reports.shtml#2 • The BACC Author Team, 2009, The Assessment of Climate Change in the Baltic Sea Basin, http://www.hzg.de/institute/coastal_research/projects/baltex/bacc_downloads/index.html.en • David Archer, 2007, Global warming, understanding the forecast, Blackwell Publishing • Robert Henson, 2008, Climate change. The symptoms, the science, the solutions, Rough Guide, LTD.