Climatogeography

Climatogeography

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 45

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 15

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): izr. prof. dr. Ogrin Matej, red. prof. dr. Ogrin Darko

Content

I. CLIMATE CHANGE
1. Weather, climate and climate changes
- Climate variability and changeability
2. Holocen climate changes
- The end of Last Glacial and Younger dryas
- Climate between 7000 B.C. and cooling event about 6200 B.C.
- Altithermal
- Little Climatic Optimum
- Little Ice Age
- Global Warming after 1850 A.C.
3. Causes of Climate Changes
- Extraterrestrial influences
- Terrestrial influences
4. Anthropogenic Impacts on Climate
- Anthropogenic Greenhouse effect
- Climate Predictions for 21th Century
- The Possible Impacts of Future Climate
5. Climate Change investigation methods
- Instrumenthal period
- Preinstrumenthal period

II.CLIMATE FROM MICRO- TO MACRO AND GLOBALE SCALE
1. Climate space and time
- Micro-, Mezzo-, Macroclimate, Topoclimate, Local climate, Global climate
2. Climate of vegetated and non-vegetated surfaces
3. Urban Climate
- Urban Climate and Air Pollution
4. Climate of Non-uniform Terrain
- Coastal climate
- Climate of concave surface
- Mountain climate
5. Methods for Micro- and Local Climate investigations
- Topoclimatic mapping