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701-1251-00L  Land-Climate Dynamics

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersS. I. Seneviratne, E. L. Davin
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish

AbstractThe purpose of this course is to provide fundamental background on the role of land surface processes (vegetation, soil moisture dynamics, land energy and water balances) for the climate system. The course consists of 2 contact hours per week, including 2 computer exercises.
ObjectiveThe students can understand the role of land processes and associated feedbacks for the climate system.
Lecture notesPowerpoint slides will be made available
Prerequisites / NoticePrerequisites: Introductory lectures in atmospheric and climate science
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