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CLI8003 Climate, Food, Water and Energy Security

Short Description: Climate Food Water & Enrgy Sec
Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 050900 - Environmental Studies
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 12 November 2019

Synopsis

This course reviews the climate services provided by the applied climate sciences to manage the risks and benefits in the food, water and energy sector impacted by climate change, climate variability, and extreme weather events. The content of this course is delivered by world leading scientists working in the applied climate sciences and contributing to the rapidly expanding field of the climate services industry. The course will introduce the tools, models, and data in use and will highlight applications of these to manage the risks and benefits in regional and global food and water depending industries. This is a research-enabling course. Students complete directed activities enabling them to apply their knowledge in conducting climate system analyses and future research projects with focus on the food, water and energy sector.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2020 Online