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This on-line unit provides a foundation for advanced studies in planning and management for climate change. Development of professional competencies in this field is a core objective. The unit consists of modules that introduce students to basic climate adaptation knowledge including climate science, impacts and scenarios; systems thinking; mitigation; adaptation concepts and strategies; mitigation/adaptation relationships; and adaptation and sustainable development and governance dimensions of climate change. Case studies explore aspects of climate change in relation to coastal, urban and natural resources systems. Students are provided with opportunities to gain experience with climate adaptation planning and management skills in problem-based learning exercises.
|Unit name||Planning and Managing for Climate Change|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
|Discipline||Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Printed package of resources, internet-based resources, and up to 3 days of on-campus exercises and seminars
4000 word report (45%), 3000 words interactive on-line postings (30%), group seminar presentation (25%)
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