Courses

Study plan

PhD study plan

I term - foundations

Students must select four courses out of six

  1. Introduction to climate dynamics
  2. Atmospheric dynamics
  3. Numerical methods and modeling for geophysical fluid dynamics
  4. Mathematical methods for climate change analysis
  5. Statistical methods for clymate change analysis
  6. Climate change economics: theory, methods and applications

II term: methods

Students must select four courses out of eight

  1. Climate of the past
  2. General circulation models:

    • Part I, atmosphere and ocean coupling
    • Part II atmosphere and land surface

  3. Climate dynamics and predictability
  4. Geophysical fluid dynamics
  5. Ocean dynamics
  6. Decision theory and multi-criteria analysis
  7. Climate change and environmental contamination
  8. Methods and tools for the analysis of climate change impacts and policies

III term: insights and applications

Students must select four courses out of seven

  1. Polar climate and sea ice
  2. Advanced topics in geophysical fluid dynamics
  3. Socio-economics impacts of climate change and adaptation strategies 
  4. Risk assessment and decision support system for environmental impacts of climate change
  5. Adaptive management of natural resources and agricultural systems
  6. Climate change policies – negotiations, implementation and assessment I & II
  7. Ice sheets and glaciers in the climate system:

    • Part I, Geophysical-geological approach,
    • Part II Data-model inter-comparison

Master study plan

I term: foundations

  1. Introduction to climate dynamics
  2. Mathematical methods for climate change analysis
  3. Statistical methods for climate change analysis
  4. Climate change economics: theory, methods and applications

II term: methods

  1. Climate of the past
  2. Decision Theory and Multi-criteria Analysis
  3. Methods and tools for the analysis of climate change impacts and policies
  4. Climate change and environmental contamination

III term: insights and applications

  1. Socio-economics impacts of climate change and adaptation strategies
  2. Adaptive Management of Natural Resources and Agricultural Systems
  3. Climate change policies – negotiations, implementation and assessment I & II
  4. Risk assessment and decision support system for environmental impacts of climate change

Courses

PhD students will define their study plan at the beginning of the course, in agreement with their supervisors, depending on their research projects.
Details on professors and programmes at the links below.

Academic year 2018/2019

Curriculum PERCORSO COMUNE

Course Subdiv. Period University credits Professor
Atmospheric Dynamics [PHD032] 1st Semester 6 ATHANASIADIS Panagiotis
CLIMATE CHANGE ECONOMICS: THEORY, METHODS AND APPLICATIONS [PHD088] 1st Semester 6 DE CIAN Enrica
INTRODUCTION TO CLIMATE DYNAMICS [PHD066] 1st Semester 6 TIBALDI Stefano
MATHEMATICAL METHODS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ANALYSIS [PHD087] 1st Semester 6 GARCIA LEON David Manuel
MATHEMATICAL METHODS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ANALYSIS [PHD087] 1st Semester 6 GIOVE Silvio
Numerical Methods and Modeling for Geophysical Fluid Dynamics [PHD045] 1st Semester 6 TURCHETTI Giorgio
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ANALYSIS [PHD076] 1st Semester 6 GAETAN Carlo
ADVANCED TOPICS IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS [PHD089] 2nd Semester 6 NAVARRA Antonio
Adaptive Management of Natural Resources and Agricultural Systems [PHD044] 2nd Semester 6 GIUPPONI Carlo
CLIMATE CHANGE POLICIES – NEGOTIATIONS, IMPLEMENTATION AND ASSESSMENT I [PHD091] 2nd Semester 3 out of 6 DE CIAN Enrica
CLIMATE CHANGE POLICIES – NEGOTIATIONS, IMPLEMENTATION AND ASSESSMENT II [PHD091] 2nd Semester 3 out of 6 VONA Francesco
Climate Change and Environmental Contamination [PHD022] 2nd Semester 6 MARCOMINI Antonio
Climate Dynamics and Predictability [PHD038] 2nd Semester 6 GUALDI Silvio
Climate of the Past [PHD046] 2nd Semester 6 BARBANTE Carlo
DECISION THEORY AND MULTI-CRITERIA ANALYSIS [PHD067] 2nd Semester 6 GIOVE Silvio
DECISION THEORY AND MULTI-CRITERIA ANALYSIS [PHD067] 2nd Semester 6 MISTRY Malcolm
General Circulation Models I - Atmosphere and Ocean coupling [PHD037] 2nd Semester 3 out of 6 SCOCCIMARRO Enrico
General Circulation Models II - Atmosphere and Land Surface [PHD037] 2nd Semester 3 out of 6 MATERIA Stefano
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics [PHD035] 2nd Semester 6 BELLUCCI Alessio
ICE SHEETS AND GLACIERS IN THE CLIMATE SYSTEM: PART I, GEOPHYSICAL-GEOLOGICAL APPROACH [PHD092] 2nd Semester 3 out of 6 LUCCHI Renata Guilia
ICE SHEETS AND GLACIERS IN THE CLIMATE SYSTEM: PART II, DATA-MODEL INTER-COMPARISON [PHD092] 2nd Semester 3 out of 6 COLLEONI Florence
Methods and Tools for the Analysis of Climate Change Impacts and Policies [PHD028] 2nd Semester 6 HRAST ESSENFELDER Arthur
Methods and Tools for the Analysis of Climate Change Impacts and Policies [PHD028] 2nd Semester 6 MYSIAK Jaroslav
Ocean Dynamics [PHD033] 2nd Semester 6 BUTENSCHÖN Momme
Ocean Dynamics [PHD033] 2nd Semester 6 MASINA Simona
Polar Climate and Sea Ice [PHD039] 2nd Semester 6 IOVINO Doroteaciro
Risk Assessment and Decision Support System for Environmental Impacts related to Climate Change [PHD026] 2nd Semester 6 CRITTO Andrea
SOCIO-ECONOMICS IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ADAPTATION STRATEGIES [PHD090] 2nd Semester 6 BOSELLO Francesco
SOCIO-ECONOMICS IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ADAPTATION STRATEGIES [PHD090] 2nd Semester 6 DASGUPTA Shouro