The lecture is an introduction to climatology. Particular attention will be devoted at elucidating issues related to climate change.
Basic mathematics and physics
II: Our Planet in the solar system;
III: Composition and physical characteristics atmosphere and ocean;
IV: Atmospheric and oceanic convection;
V: Radiation, temperature, salinity, stability;
VI: Humidity and clouds;
VII: Laws of motion;
VIII: Local circulation systems in atmosphere and ocean;
XI: General atmospheric and oceanic circulation;
X: Ocean-atmosphere interactions;
XI: Climate system;
XII: Climate stability and climate change.
Lecture notes and slides.
Goal of the oral exam is to ascertain the comprehension of the different topic of the class, particularly as far as the elaboration of the acquired information is concerned.
Frontal Lectures, possibly experimental activity.
The oral exam is aimed at a candidate's valuation in the whole discipline of the lecture. After a first invitation to discuss a topic chosen by the candidate -this serves to test the acquired knowledge on a particularly familiar topic- the exam continues focussing on several of the remaining topics
- Course with sustainable contents
- University credits of sustainability: 8