|Unit name||Our Changing Climate|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
|Discipline||Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences|
|Available as student elective?||%asset_metadata_unit.AvailableAsElective_value^empty:No%|
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Explain climate concepts relevant to our understanding of climate change
Describe the components of the climate system and their interactions and feedbacks
Evaluate spatial and temporal climate variability and trends using historical observations and simple climate model simulations
Evaluate the impacts of climate change on physical, biological and human systems
Present scientific information in a range of formats
- (KGA204 - Earth, Climate and Life OR KGA209 - Biogeography and Climatology OR KSA205 - Introduction to Oceanography)
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
2 x 1-hr lectures weekly, 10 x 3-hr practicals
AT1 Quizzes (20%)
AT2 Short essay questions (10%)
AT3 Data analysis (10%)
AT4 Group or individual presentation (20%)
AT5 2000 word essay (20%)
AT6 Take-home exam (20%)
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