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CLI3301 Climate and Environment Risk Assessment

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Biological & Physical Sciences
Version produced : 23 April 2014

Other requisites

Recommended requisites CLI1110 Weather and Climate or CLI 2201 Climate Change and Variability

Synopsis

Most of the world's population lives within 100 km of the coast and projected sea level change has dramatic impacts upon low lying coastal regions. Society depends on adequate and sufficient rainfall which is already changing in many regions of the world. Participants are introduced to the tools that are available to assess risks on local, state, national and international level. Certainties and uncertainties are discussed. This is a course that critically examines the impact of climate and arising risks to the natural and built environment and introduces students to the vulnerability of systems that arises from climate change and variability. Access to the internet is required.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2013 External
Semester 1, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba