Postgraduate Course: Recent Global Environmental Change (PGGE11076)
This course will be closed from 13 January 2017
|School||School of Geosciences
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course aims to identify the main components of recent environmental change, and their causes. It will review research progress towards understanding the mechanisms, processes and interactions that underlie environmental change, and will identify critical research questions for development in the research project component of the course.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| - Understanding how the current anthropogenic changes compare with the previous natural changes
- Examining how land use has changed; changes in the carbon and nitrogen cycles and their likely consequences.
- Modelling global change and atmospheric behaviour.
- Reviewing the attempts to manage the global environment by international conventions.
|Course organiser||Prof John Grace
Tel: (0131 6)50 5400
|Course secretary||Mrs Christine Wilson
Tel: (0131 6)50 4866