Course responsible:Bishal Kumar Sitaula
Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås
Limits of class size:120
Nominal workload:125 hours
Teaching and exam period:This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
About this course
The student is able to describe/explain
- anthropogenic influences in the Earth system, and global change including ecosystem processes relating to climate change, land degradation, emission of greenhouse gases and their individual as well as aggregated impacts
- key issues related to major global change at various contexts covering climate change, land degradation, soil and carbon sequestration, biological diversity, and food production
- life cycle assessment, pathways for agriculture production, relevant international conventions and agreements
- reflective/contemplative practice and prospects of sustainable future and concept of transformation in a changing climate/environment
The student is able to
- engage in thinking about anthropogenic influences in the Earth system
- apply scientific knowledge to understand real-world problems
- engage in academic discussion around environmental issues
The student has a general overview and understanding of major global environmental challenges.
- Lectures mainly on campus, some online lectures.
- Written home exam on Wiseflow. Exam in English only. A-F.
- External sensor will be used for the written exam.
- 26 hr lectures
- Letter grades
- Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)