Courses

Class timetable

Discover the timetables of the classes, workshops and other learning activities of the Phd programme in Science and Management of Climate Change.

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

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