222.588 Risk and Climate Impact
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VU, 2.5h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.5
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand the basic concepts of environmental risk, to explain processes of climate change (including feedbacks), to apply methods for quantifying climate-related changes meaningfully, to assess, in general terms, climate impacts (including risks and opportunities) based on observational data, to have an overview of the methods of environmental risk management, and to know about the current Austrian and international developments in the field of climate adaptation and climate mitigation.

Subject of course

1) What is risk?

2) Processes of climate change

3) Methods for quantifying climate-related changes

4) Climate impacts: changes, risks and opportunities

5) Environmental Risk Management

6) Climate adaptation and climate mitigation

Teaching methods

Distance learning via Zoom. Presentation slides are provided

Presentation of the teaching materials, assignments, discussing assignments, time for discussion and questions

Assignments are given in each lecture. The solutions are presented in the following lecture. Completion of the assignments is highly recommended (as they are relevant for the exam) but is not mandatory.

Mode of examination

Written

Additional information

Dates

6.10.2021        13:00-16:00

13.10.2021      13:00-16:00

20.10.2021      13:00-16:00

27.10.2021      13:00-16:00

3.11.2021        13:00-16:00

10.11.2021      13:00-16:00

17.11.2021      13:00-16:00

24.11.2021      13:00-16:00

1.12. 2021       13:00-16:00

15.12.2021      13:00-16:00

12.1.2022        13:00-16:00

19.1.2022        13:00-16:00

26.1.2022        13:00-16:00

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed13:00 - 16:0006.10.2021 - 26.01.2022 Online: Zoom-Link im TUWEL-Kurs (LIVE)Risiko und Klimafolgen
Risk and Climate Impact - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Wed06.10.202113:00 - 16:00 Online: Zoom-Link im TUWEL-KursRisiko und Klimafolgen
Wed13.10.202113:00 - 16:00 Online: Zoom-Link im TUWEL-KursRisiko und Klimafolgen
Wed20.10.202113:00 - 16:00 Online: Zoom-Link im TUWEL-KursRisiko und Klimafolgen
Wed27.10.202113:00 - 16:00 Online: Zoom-Link im TUWEL-KursRisiko und Klimafolgen
Wed03.11.202113:00 - 16:00 Online: Zoom-Link im TUWEL-KursRisiko und Klimafolgen
Wed10.11.202113:00 - 16:00 Online: Zoom-Link im TUWEL-KursRisiko und Klimafolgen
Wed17.11.202113:00 - 16:00 Online: Zoom-Link im TUWEL-KursRisiko und Klimafolgen
Wed24.11.202113:00 - 16:00 Online: Zoom-Link im TUWEL-KursRisiko und Klimafolgen
Wed01.12.202113:00 - 16:00 Online: Zoom-Link im TUWEL-KursRisiko und Klimafolgen
Wed15.12.202113:00 - 16:00 Online: Zoom-Link im TUWEL-KursRisiko und Klimafolgen
Wed12.01.202213:00 - 16:00 Online: Zoom-Link im TUWEL-KursRisiko und Klimafolgen
Wed19.01.202213:00 - 16:00 Online: Zoom-Link im TUWEL-KursRisiko und Klimafolgen
Wed26.01.202213:00 - 16:00 Online: Zoom-Link im TUWEL-KursRisiko und Klimafolgen

Examination modalities

Multiple choice test with knowledge questions and estimation problems

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
25.09.2021 00:00 13.10.2021 00:00

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 566 Environmental Engineering

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

All contents of the bachelor's degree in environmental engineering or equivalent

 

Recommended Literature:

Hart, J. (1988) Consider a spherical Cow, A course in environmental problem solving. University Science Books

Language

German